Lena Horne

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Lena Horne

She was one of the African American that actually stood up for herself in the entertainment industry. Even after being discriminated she still followed her dreams

She had two husband in her life time

Her parents' divorce when she was three years old

Horne returned to the screen in the 1956 comedy Meet Me in Las Vegas.

She later sang at Carnegie Hall and appeared in such films as Stormy Weather and The Wiz.

Lena Horne

She was the daughter of a banker and an actress

Horne was married to Louis Jones from 1937 to 1944, and they had two children

•At age 16, Horne dropped out of school and began performing at the Cotton Club in Harlem

Born:June 30,1917 Died:May 09,2010


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