Lena Horne Dies at 92

Lena Horne

Lena Horne

The legendary actress, singer, and activist, Lena Horne passed away at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She was 92 years old.

Ms. Horne gained stardom more than a half a century ago when blacks were rarely seen on stage and screen. For more than 60 years Lena Horne entertained  in  film,  on the radio, on television,  in nightclubs, concert halls and on Broadway.Below is a video clip of an interview about the life of Lena Horne as written by author James Gavin back in 2009.

Published by the LA Progressive on May 10, 2010
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