Lena Horne

  • Culture

    August 30, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    RIP, Jazz Vocalist, Activist, and Educator Lena Horne

    Lena Horne dies in New York at 92‚ÄčLegendary African-American singer Lena Horne died Sunday in New York City at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She was 92. No cause of death was given.The Los Angeles Times has an extensive obituary that follows Horne's rise from a 16-year-old ch ... More >>

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  • Music

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