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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?
Lena Horne's death was caused by heart failure.
|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 told them I belong to the same organizations and clubs Mrs. Roosevelt belongs to, but with a few brave exceptions, I was still unable to do films or television for the next seven years.Lena Horne
You have to be taught to be second class; you’re not born that way.Lena Horne
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
It’s so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance.Lena Horne
Every color I can think of and nationality, we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us like each other and respect each other.Lena Horne