Lena Horne

Lena Horne

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was an American singer, dancer, actress, and civil rights activist.

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Active
1933 - 1998 , 1933 - 2000 , 1937 - 2000
Age at Death
92 years, 10 months and 9 days old
Albums
An Evening With Lena Horne , Stormy Lady , Stormy Weather (Legendary Lena 1941-58) , We'll Be Together Again , Best of the War Years ,  …
Attributes
Jazz , african-american , pop music , female , traditional pop music ,  …
BBC page
http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/0031bc7a-1b6f-4620-99db-5202405b0749
Birthday
the 30th of June
Born
1917 , June 1917 , June 30th 1917 , the United States , New York City ,  …
Did
die
Died
2010 , May 2010 , May 9th 2010 , the United States , New York City ,  …
Died During
January 1st 2010, 00:00 - December 31st 2019, 23:59
Discogs page
http://www.discogs.com/artist/Lena Horne
Featured in
That's Entertainment! III , Lena Horne , Small Steps, Big Strides , The Great American Songbook , The Harlem Renaissance ,  …
Gender
female
Genre
pop music , Jazz , traditional pop music , vocal jazz
IMDB Page
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0395043/
Legal name, Full name
"Lena Mary Calhoun Horne"
Main Occupation
actor , dance , singer , musician , music artist
Middle-name
"Calhoun" , "Mary"
Occupation
Pin-up girl , Pin-up girl , opera singer
Origin
Brooklyn, New York
Performances
Nnenna Freelon - Lena Horne, A lovesome Thing
Performed
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! , Stormy Weather , Stormy Weather , Hello Young Lovers , Hello Young Lovers ,  …
Quotes
"My identity is very clear to me now, I am a black woman." , "Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and my people and other people more than any person I know. I knew him before he became Malcolm X." , "Malcolm X made me very strong at a time I needed to understand what I was angry about. He had peace in his heart. He exerted a big influence on me." , "I was lucky, as many of my generation was, in having a man like Dr. King in our lives. He came at a time that we needed to take a long look at each other and see how similar we were." , "I want to sing like Aretha Franklin. Before her I wanted the technical ability of Ella Fitzgerald." ,  …
Record label
RCA , Blue Note Records , MGM Records , RCA Records , United Artists ,  …
Residence
New York City , Brooklyn, New York
Spouse
Lennie Hayton
Starred in
Bride Wars , The Wiz , Cabin in the Sky , Ziegfeld Follies , Till the Clouds Roll By ,  …

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