LENA HORNE Biography - Musicians


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Name: Lena Horne conserves fuel                                                               
Birth name: Helena Mary Calhoun Horne                                                         
Born: 30 June 1917 Brooklyn, New York, USA                                                   
Genre(s): Jazz, Pop, Broadway                                                                 
Occupation(s): Singer, Actress                                                               
Helena Mary Calhoun Horne (born June 30, 1917), is a singer and actor of African-American,   
Caucasian, and Cherokee descent. She has recorded and performed extensively,                 
independently and with other jazz notables, including Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson,               
Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, and Charlie Barnett. She currently lives in New             
York City and no longer makes public appearances.