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Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer. Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of sixteen and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood, where she had small parts in numerous movies, and more substantial parts in the films Cabin in the Sky and Stormy Weather. Due to the Red Scare and her left-leaning political views, Horne found herself blacklisted and unable to get work in Hollywood. Returning to her roots as a nightclub performer, Horne took part in the March on Washington in August 1963, and continued to work as a performer, both in nightclubs and on television, while releasing well-received record albums. She announced her retirement in March 1980, but the next year starred in a one-woman show, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, which ran for more than three hundred performances on Broadway and earned her numerous awards and accolades. She continued recording and performing sporadically into the 1990s, disappearing from the public eye in 2000. Horne was born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Reported to be descended from the John C. Calhoun family,

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  • rosie avatar Dec-11-2017, 14:05:01

    RT @BrainTumourFdn: “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lena Horne #mondaymotivation https://t.co/a0Ej7J…

  • Jazz90.1 Playlist avatar Dec-11-2017, 14:01:08

    Just played: Stormy Weather - Lena Horne - Greatest Hits @901jazz (02:57 pm)

  • Ill Street Lounge avatar Dec-11-2017, 13:51:01

    ♬ Lena Horne - Watch What Happens ♬ https://t.co/HZWbWl5ppQ #nowplaying

  • Brain Tumour Fdn avatar Dec-11-2017, 13:46:44

    “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lena Horne #mondaymotivation https://t.co/a0Ej7JlTO8

  • carol-ann bagan avatar Dec-11-2017, 13:19:20

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  • Christmas Lounge avatar Dec-11-2017, 12:45:07

    ♬ Lena Horne - Jingle All The Way ♬ https://t.co/I72kXGewZm #nowplaying

  • زين avatar Dec-11-2017, 11:19:06

    I got Cookie! https://t.co/uHMOO7Pgru

  • D. Shoji Nakamoto avatar Dec-11-2017, 10:33:55

    RT @Musicalgems5: Many have tried but no-one will ever sing 'Stormy Weather' with the heart & soul of Lena Horne. 'Stormy Weather' (1943) h…

  • Scott Boudreau avatar Dec-11-2017, 09:54:02

    RT @BrainTumourFdn: “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lena Horne #MondayMotivation https://t.co/J55yJ7…

  • Michael JackMe™😈 avatar Dec-11-2017, 09:14:58

    Lena Horne's version >>>>>>>>> https://t.co/62Z4ULZt35

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