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Lena Horne

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: June 30, 1917 | Died: May 9, 2010    

Lena Horne

Lena Horne, the beautiful, elegant, talented singer and actress has become a legend. Her strong sense of her own identity, of justice, and of dignity forced her to struggle against social adversity, and allowed her to triumph. Music is just a part of her story.

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was born on June 30, 1917, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, her parents separated by the time she was three years old, and she lived for several years with her paternal grandparents. Her early life was nomadic: Horne's mother, who was a fairly unsuccessful stage performer, took the young Lena on the road with her, and they lived in various parts of the South before returning to Horne's grandparents' home in Brooklyn in 1931...
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  • Lena Horne Sings: The M-G-M Singles

    Captain Earth
    2010
    BUY
  • An Evening With Lena Horne

    Captain Earth
    2005
    BUY
  • The Lady Is A Tramp

    Captain Earth
    2005
    BUY
  • Being Myself

    Blue Note Records
    2003
    BUY
  • Stormy Weather

    Captain Earth
    2002
    BUY
  • At The Waldorf Astoria / At The Sands

    Captain Earth
    2002
    BUY
  • The Classic Lena Horne

    Leo Records
    2001
    BUY
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