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Twentieth-century African-American singer and actress. She famously sang “Stormy Weather,” won a Grammy Award for a 1981 album entitled Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, and appeared in film versions of The Wiz, Broadway Rhythm, and Ziegfeld Follies.
She was born in New York City to an affluent family of European, African-American, and Native American heritage. She married Louis Jordan Jones in 1937; the couple had two children.
How did Lena Horne die?
|Cause of death||Heart Failure|
|Age of death||92 years|
|Profession||World Music Singer|
|Birthday||June 30, 1917|
|Death date||May 9, 2010|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I don’t have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I’d become. I’m me, and I’m like nobody else.Lena Horne
I really do hate to sing.Lena Horne
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.Lena Horne
Always be smarter than the people who hire you.Lena Horne
My identity is very clear to me now, I am a black woman.Lena Horne