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Lena Horne Dies at 92

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.
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.

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