A pioneer among African-American performers, Lena Horne had the talent and beauty to crack the race barrier in Hollywood in the 1940s. A smooth singer of bluesy ballads, Horne appeared onstage in Harlem when she was only 14 years old, and by age 16 she w...
June 30, 1917,
Brooklyn, New York
May 9, 2010
. Horne married Louis Jordan Jones in January 1937 in Pittsburgh. On
December 21, 1937, their daughter, Gail (later known ...
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Early Life; Early Career; Activism and Blacklists; Later Career; Personal Life.
Lena Horne is known as one of the most popular African American entertainers of
the twentieth century. A woman of great beauty and commanding stage ...
Jazz singer Lena Horne
was primarily known for being one of the first black performers to be signed with a major film studio in Hollywood, and for her elegant and alluring big screen persona. She joined Martin Luther King on the March on Washington in 1963, and spoke t... More »
May 14, 2010 ... LENA HORNE: THE LADY AND HER MUSIC chronicled Horne's early life and
almost fifty years in show business. It ran for fourteen months ...
Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her
biography she stated that on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of
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1919...... October 1919, Lena Horne was the youngest member of the NAACP. ...
Lena later stated that she married Louis to escape the show business life. 1938.
May 11, 2010 ... Legendary singer, actress Lena Horne dead at 92 .... "The best time in my life I
guess is now because I'm quiet and I'm logical and I accept ...