Lena Horne
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1917-06-30
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Lena Horne Biography (Wikipedia)

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an African American jazz and pop music singer, dancer, actress, and civil rights activist. Horne's career spanned over 70 years appearing in film, television, and theater. Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of 16 and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood, where she had small parts in numerous movies, and more substantial parts in the 1943 films Cabin in the Sky and Stormy Weather. Because of the Red Scare and her political activism, Horne found herself blacklisted and unable to get work in Hollywood.

Returning to her roots as a nightclub performer, Horne took part in the March on Washington in August 1963 and continued to work as a performer, both in nightclubs and on television while releasing well-received record albums. She announced her retirement in March 1980, but the next year starred in a one-woman show, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, which ran for more than three hundred performances on Broadway. She then toured the country in the show, earning numerous awards and accolades. Horne continued recording and performing sporadically into the 1990s, disappearing from the public eye in 2000. Horne died of congestive heart failure on May 9, 2010, at the age of 92.

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I Concentrate On You
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I Concentrate On You
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I got rhythm
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I got rhythm
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Papa Don't Preach To Me
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Papa Don't Preach To Me
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It's Alright With Me
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It's Alright With Me
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Get Out Of Town
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Get Out Of Town
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Love Me Or Leave Me
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Love Me Or Leave Me
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Yesterday When I Was Young
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Yesterday When I Was Young
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A Fine Romance
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A Fine Romance
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I want to be happy
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I want to be happy
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Cuckoo In The Clock
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Cuckoo In The Clock
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It Had Better Be Tonight
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It Had Better Be Tonight
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Old Devil Moon
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Old Devil Moon
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Singin’ In The Rain
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Singin’ In The Rain
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September Song (Knickerbocker Holiday)
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September Song (Knickerbocker Holiday)
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You Don't Have To Know The Language
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You Don't Have To Know The Language
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It Could Happen to You
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It Could Happen to You
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You Do Something To Me
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You Do Something To Me
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I Get Along Without You Very Well
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I Get Along Without You Very Well
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Just one of those things
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Just one of those things
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What The World Needs Now Is Love
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What The World Needs Now Is Love
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Why Was I Born?
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Why Was I Born?
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