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African-American Superstar Actress And Singer Lena Horne Dies At 92…

May 10, 2010

LENA HORNE (Jun. 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was a ground-breaking singer, actress, and civil rights activist. In 1942, she became the first African-American performer to be put under contract by a major studio. Horne died on Sunday,Mothers Day May 9, at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. Her son Kevin Buckley […]