Monday, May 10, 2010

Lena Horne, R. I. P.

Lena Horne, Sultry Singer and Actress, Dies at 92 - Biography - NYTimes.com: "Lena Horne, who was the first black performer to be signed to a long-term contract by a major Hollywood studio and who went on to achieve international fame as a singer, died on Sunday night at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. She was 92 and lived in Manhattan."

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

3 comments:

David Cranmer said...

I will always remember that extraordinary Ed Bradley interview. She was a Jazz legend and a very classy lady. RIP.

Seepy Benton said...

One of the most beautiful and talented people ever!

Cap'n Bob Napier said...

Stormy Weather in heaven today.