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Lena Horn. A great jazz singer and a great woman.

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Lena Horne, was an African American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer.

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was an African 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 ...

music is life, music is my life

Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (April 17th, 1917 - June 15th, 1996) Billie Holiday (April 7th, 1915 - June 17th, 1959) Thelma Carpenter (January 15th, 1922 - May 14th, 1997) Lena Horne (June 30th, 1917 - May 9th, 2010) Sarah Vaughan (March 27th, 1954 - April 3rd, 1990) Pearl Bailey (March 29th, 1918 - August 17th, 1990)

Helen Fionesade "Sade" Adu ~Haunt Me ~Cherish The Day ~Is It A Crime ~Couldn't Love You More ~Somebody Already Broke My Heart ~Tattoo ~Keep Walking ~Kiss of Life ~Stronger Than Pride

Lena Horne | Black Hollywood Series by Black History Album, via Flickr

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NYC. "A young Billie Holiday shows a sense of class beyond her years. Lady Day showed an extension of the style brought on by Louis Armstrong, mixed with a deep mystery and melancholy, there was also a sense of uplifting hope in her music. With her distinctive style, her imprint on the world of jazz is forever prevalent." // photo and comment from: Fashion and Jazz | Civil Clothing Los Angeles