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Partners of 
Lena Horne
Lena Horne

Partners of 
Lena Horne

Lennie Hayton

Separation

married 1947

Louis Jones

Divorced

2 children together

married about 1936
divorce 1944

Artie Shaw

Affair

Lena Horne
Bio Details

Full name

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne

Gender

Female

Age

92

Date of birth

Saturday 30 Jun 1917

Birth place

Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA

Date of death:

9 May 2010

Place of death

New York, New York County, New York, USA

Occupations

Civil Rights Activist (Finished 2010)

Actress (Finished 2010)

Singer (Finished 2010)

Dancer (Finished 2010)

After Lena's parents divorced when she was little, she was primarily raised by her grandmother Cora.
Lena Horne was the first African-American woman to sign a long term contract with a major Hollywood studio - MGM.
She played Glinda the Good Witch in the 1978 film The Wiz, and all black musical based on the film The Wizard Of Oz

Grammy Awards

1982 - Best Female Pop Vocal - Lena Horne, The Lady and Her Music Live On Broadway
1996 - Best Jazz Vocal - An Evening With Lena Home
Known for her trademark song Stormy Weather
Lena Horne

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne

Age

92

Born

Saturday 30 Jun 1917

Died

9 May 2010

Lena Horne Partner(s) Other Children

Lena Horne Children

Gail Lumet Buckley

born 1937, age 79
with Louis Jones

Teddy Jones

born 1940, died 1970, age 30 (approx.)
with Louis Jones

Trivia

Lena Horne Family

Lena Horne's parents:

Lena Horne's father was Teddy Horne Lena Horne's mother was Edna Horne Lena Horne's step-father is Mike Rodriquez


Lena Horne's children:

Lena Horne's daughter is Gail Lumet Buckley Lena Horne's son was Teddy Jones


Lena Horne's current partners:

Lena Horne had an affair with Artie Shaw


Lena Horne's former partners:

Lena Horne's former husband was Lennie Hayton Lena Horne's former husband is Louis Jones


Lena Horne's grandparents:

Lena Horne's grandfather was Edwin Horne Lena Horne's grandmother was Cora Horne


Lena Horne's grandchildren:

Lena Horne's granddaughter is Jenny Lumet Lena Horne's granddaughter is Amy Lumet


Lena Horne's great grandchildren:

Lena Horne's great grandson is Jake Cannavale


Lena Horne's in laws:

Lena Horne's son in law is Kevin Buckley


Lena Horne's former in laws:

Lena Horne's former son in law was Sidney Lumet


Lena Horne FameChain Links

Hollywood Walk of Fame

1960

Other people in this association:

Frank Sinatra 1960

Elizabeth Taylor 1960

Zsa Zsa Gabor 1960

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Grammy Award Winners 1982 - The 24th

1982

Other people in this association:

John Lennon 1982

Quincy Jones 1982

Sting 1982

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Grammy Award Winners 1996 - The 38th

1996

Other people in this association:

Frank Sinatra 1996

Michael Jackson 1996

Stevie Wonder 1996

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Grammy Award Winners 1989 - The 31st

1989

Other people in this association:

George Michael 1989

Robin Williams 1989

Will Smith 1989

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Guest Stars on The Muppet Show

Other people in this association:

Peter Sellers

Shirley Bassey 1981

Liza Minnelli

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