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Twentieth-century African-American singer and actress. She famously sang “Stormy Weather,” won a Grammy Award for a 1981 album entitled Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, and appeared in film versions of The Wiz, Broadway Rhythm, and Ziegfeld Follies.
She was born in New York City to an affluent family of European, African-American, and Native American heritage. She married Louis Jordan Jones in 1937; the couple had two children.
How did Lena Horne die?
Lena Horne's death was caused by Heart Failure.
|Cause of death||Heart Failure|
|Age of death||92 years|
|Profession||World Music Singer|
|Birthday||June 30, 1917|
|Death date||May 9, 2010|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Don’t be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it’s just death.Lena Horne
I’m still learning, you know. At 80, I feel there is a lot I don’t know.Lena Horne
After I got over the terrible pain of having something of mine taken from me, I began to think how bad everybody else must be feeling. It wasn’t a nice time.Lena Horne
Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and my people and other people more than any person I know. I knew him before he became Malcolm X.Lena Horne
I want to sing like Aretha Franklin. Before her I wanted the technical ability of Ella Fitzgerald.Lena Horne