Lena Horne Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Lena Horne Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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This Biography is about one of the best  Actress Lena Horne including her Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Lena Horne
Real Name Lena Horne
Profession Civil Rights Activists, Actresses, Jazz Singers
Nick Name Lena Horn, Horne Lena, Lene Horne, Lena Mary Calhoun Horne, Horne, Lena, Lena Calhoun Horne
Famous as Singer
Nationality American
Personal Life of Lena Horne
Born on 30 June 1917
Birthday 30th June
Died At Age 92
Sun Sign Cancer
Born in Bedford-Stuyvesant
Died on 09 May 2010
Place of death Manhattan
Grouping of People African American Actress, African American Dancers, African American Singers, African American Women, Black Musicians, Black Singers
Family Background of Lena Horne
Father Edwin Fletcher
Mother Edna Louise Scottron
Spouses/Partners Lennie Hayton, Louis Jordan Jones
Children Gail Buckley, Terry Jones
Education Girls’ High School, Boys and Girls High School
Awards 1989 – Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

1984 – Kennedy Center Honors

1981 – Special Tony Award

1982 – Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance – Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music

2000 – Grammy Hall of Fame – Stormy Weather

1996 – Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album – Lena Horne Sings: The MGM Singles

1981 – Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Lena Horne:

Personal Fact of Lena Horne

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was a woman of versatile talents who wowed audiences with her skills as a dancer and singer; while on the other hand she made her mark in Bollywood as an actress of rare quality. Apart from being a famous entertainer she also went on to become one of the most important civil rights activists in the United States of America during her lifetime and did a lot in order to elevate the situation of African Americans.

Although it is true that Horne’s personal views, political inclinations and activism put her at odds with the established big hitters of the entertainment industry of her time; she did not let it bog her down and continued to be continued to work for upliftment of the people of colour across America.

She worked in various shows on television, films and also in plays at some of the leading theatres of the time throughout a career that stretched over a period of seven decades in total. She became the first African American to be a part of the roster of a major studio in Hollywood and that opened the gates for plenty of new talents from the community. Read on to know more about her life and works.

 

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