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Lena Horne
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Lena Horne

Birthday

: 30 June 1917

Sign

: Cancer

Died

: 09 May 2010

Lived

: 92 years

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  • Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was an African American Award–winning jazz and pop music singer, dancer, actress, and civil rights activist
Born:30 June 1917
When did Lena Horne die? / Died09 May 2010
How many years did Lena Horne live? / Lived92 years
Zodiac sign:Cancer


 Lena Horne facts


  • Horne's career spanned over 70 years appearing in film, television, and theater
  • Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of 16 and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood, where she had small parts in numerous movies, and more substantial parts in the 1943 films Cabin in the Sky and Stormy Weather
  • Because of the Red Scare and her political activism, Horne found herself blacklisted and unable to get work in Hollywood
  • Returning to her roots as a nightclub performer, Horne took part in the March on Washington in August 1963, and continued to work as a performer, both in nightclubs and on television, while releasing well-received record albums
  • She announced her retirement in March 1980, but the next year starred in a one-woman show, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, which ran for more than three hundred performances on Broadway
  • She then toured the country in the show, earning numerous awards and accolades
  • Horne continued recording and performing sporadically into the 1990s, disappearing from the public eye in 2000
  • Horne died of congestive heart failure on May 9, 2010 at the age of 92




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