Lena Horne: Your memories
US singer and actress Lena Horne has died at the age of 92. Send us your memories.
With a singing career spanning 60 years, she became the first black sex symbol in the 1930s.
In 1943, she played Selina Rogers in the all-black musical film Stormy Weather. The title song from the film became a major hit and also her signature tune.
When actress Halle Berry became the first black woman to win an Oscar in 2002, she cited Lena Horne as one of the pioneering entertainers who had paved the way for her breakthrough.
What are your memories of Lena Horne? Did you meet her? What is her legacy? How will she be remembered?
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