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Lena Horne dies

Lena Horne
May 10, 2010 Updated May 18, 2010

Cotton Club performer and Stormy Weather vocalist Lena Horne has passed away at the age of 92 in New York.

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Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 - May 9, 2010) was an American singer, dancer, actress, and civil rights activist. 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...

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