Articles tagged lena horne

21 Jan 2011 // 8:00 AM

The Year in Music: May 2010

May 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a hodgepodge of notable cover versions, new releases, TV events, and more.

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Lena Horne’s defiance of racism made her an impassioned civil rights activist

Her luminous beauty — seen in doe-like eyes set against perfectly chiseled cheekbones — helped make her one of the first black women to triumph in Hollywood.

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Lena Horne and the Power to Believe

Don't rely on Wikipedia or a pat obituary to grasp the impact Lena Horne had on stage, screen, civil rights, and social justice. Go to the best authority on the life of Lena Horne -- the Lady herself.

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10 May 2010 // 4:55 AM

Lena Horne RIP (1917 - 2010) (videos)

Legendary singer, actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne passed away this weekend at 92 after a storied life that greatly enriched American and world culture.

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The Eye of Lenzi: "Gang War in Milan" and "Spasmo"

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"Two wide and handsome Italian thrillers of the 1970s.

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