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The Late Great Lena Horne Sings Stormy Weather

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood May 10, 2010 at 3:50AM

Lena Horne has died at 92. Although she was not the first black performer under contract to a major studio, writes Aljean Harmetz in her NYT obit, "Horne was the first to make an impact." Here's Hollywood Elsewhere and the Boston Herald.
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Lena Horne has died at 92. Although she was not the first black performer under contract to a major studio, writes Aljean Harmetz in her NYT obit, "Horne was the first to make an impact."

Here's Hollywood Elsewhere and the Boston Herald.

To watch Horne perform was to see someone vital, gorgeous, alive. She always delivered and then some. Here's a clip of her iconic song, "Stormy Weather," from the 1943 film:


This article is related to: Video, Obit


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