In Memoriam: Lena Horne
Published on Monday, May 10, 2010 - 4:10pm
Lena Horne, a great American actress, singer, and dancer, passed away May 9, 2010. She starred in a number of movies in the 1930's and 1940's that featured a cast of mostly African American entertainers. Cabin in the Sky and Stormy Weather are probably the best known films of this era. In the 1980's, she starred on Broadway in a one woman show, Lena Horne: the Lady and Her Music.
To learn more about Lena Horne's long and interesting life and to hear her music, check out The DC Public Library's collection.