Lena Horne, Dead at 92

In MemoriumLena Horne was 92. She was the enchanting jazz singer and actress who reviled the bigotry that allowed her to entertain white audiences but not socialize with them, slowing her rise to Broadway superstardom.

In 1943, MGM Studios loaned her to 20th Century-Fox to play the role of Selina Rogers in the all-black movie musical "Stormy Weather." Her rendition of the title song became a major hit and her signature piece.


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David

Wasn't Lena Horne, Redd Foxes favourite singer on the show Sanford and Son?

She was a great singer and very elegant too...

May 10, 2010 @ 10:32 AM

David

Wasn't Lena Horne, Redd Foxes favourite singer on the show Sanford and Son?

She was a great singer and very elegant too...

May 10, 2010 @ 10:32 AM

Mary

Makes one want to run out and rent that movie or at the least go to the library and get it.

May 10, 2010 @ 1:35 PM

Neville A. Ross

Check out her performance on the Flip Wilson Show of Rocky Racoon:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpGFi3Bldwo

May 12, 2010 @ 9:12 PM

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