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About Lena Horne
Lena Horne was a four-time Grammy Award-winning American singer and actress. Living in an era where people of African-American descent were still frowned upon in the entertainment industry, Horne was still able to appear in a number of films before losing interest in Hollywood in favor of performing in nightclubs, some of those films include: Cabin in the Sky (1943), Ziegfield Follies (1946), Death of a Gunfighter (1969), and The Wiz (1978). After releasing numerous albums and performing in several nightclubs like the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas and Waldorf-Astoria in New York, Horne capped her career with the acclaimed Broadway musical Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music in 1981.
Horne had the distinction as the first ever African-American artist to receive a long-term contract from a major Hollywood studio (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) in 1942.
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Famous quotes by Lena Horne
Always be smarter than the people who hire you.Lena Horne
Don't be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it's just death.Lena Horne
Every color I can think of and nationality, we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us like each other and respect each other.Lena Horne
I'm not alone, I'm free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don't have to be a symbol to anybody I don't have to be a first to anybody.Lena Horne
I'm still learning, you know. At 80, I feel there is a lot I don't know.Lena Horne
Malcolm X made me very strong at a time I needed to understand what I was angry about. He had peace in his heart. He exerted a big influence on me.Lena Horne
Lena Horne's Popularity
Lena Horne was a famous American singer, dancer, and actress, who was born on June 30, 1917. As a person born on this date, Lena Horne is listed in our database as the 15th most popular celebrity for the day (June 30) and the 12th most popular for the year (1917).
People born on June 30 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Lena Horne is the 744th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Lena Horne's birthday, Lena Horne is the 4263rd most famous American and ranks 74th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
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