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...
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American
singer, .... she did not capitalize on the renewed interest in her career by
undertaking ... Horne died on May 9, 2010, in...
May 11, 2010 ... ... dancer, actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne, 92, died at New ... She later
said she did not want to be "an imitation of a white woman.".
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public life. Lena Horne died of heart failure on May 9, 2010, in New York City.
May 10, 2010 ... When they did, Horne was exposed to threats from both whites and ... 1971,
Horne's father died, her husband died of a heart attack and her son ...
May 10, 2010 ... Lena Horne, who broke new ground for black performers when she signed a ...
international fame as a singer, died on Sunday night in Manhattan. ... and
dancing, Ms. Horne did both triumphantly, ending with the sultry, aching ...
Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. ... Lena
did not want to appear in those kinds of stereotyped roles (and who could blame
Lena Horne is known as one of the most popular African American entertainers of
the ... After they died, Horne lived with a friend of her mother's, Laura Rollock.
May 11, 2013 ... After a newspaper incorrectly reported that Lena Horne died yesterday, May 10,
2013, Twitter blew up and mourned the sultry singer's death all ...
October 1919, Lena Horne was the youngest member of the NAACP. .... then
Lennie died from a heart attack and her son Teddy died at 29 from kidney failure -
all within 12 ... Also during the 70's - Lena did numerous TV appearance,