on May 9, 2010
at the age of 92
in New York, New York.
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...
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public life. Lena Horne died of heart failure on May 9, 2010, in New York City.
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of kidney failure in 1970; her husband died the following year.
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Lena Horne was born in Brooklyn, New York, on June 30, 1917. Her father ...
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1940s ACTRESS AND SINGER LENA HORNE's multi-ethnicity confused
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in films, died of a heart ailment May 9 at a hospital in New York. ... to fully
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