Lena Horne

Jun 30, 1917


The daughter of an actress and civil rights activist, African-American entertainer Lena Horne was a chorus girl in Harlem's Cotton Club at the age of 16. One year later, she had her first featured role -- as Quadroon Girl -- in the Broadway play Dance With Your Gods. Lena then went on to work as a dancer and singer for Noble Sissles's orchestra, gaining… More


Lena Horne Videos

Broadway Rhythm
30 seconds
Till The Clouds Roll By
2 minutes 37 seconds
Ziegfeld Follies
3 minutes 32 seconds
Words And Music
4 minutes 32 seconds
That's Entertainment! III
1 minutes 28 seconds

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