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Partners of 
Lena Horne
Lena Horne

Partners of 
Lena Horne

Lennie Hayton


married 1947

Louis Jones


2 children together

married about 1936
divorce 1944

Artie Shaw


Lena Horne
Bio Details

Full name

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne





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


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




Saturday 30 Jun 1917


9 May 2010

Lena Horne Partner(s) Other Children

Lena Horne Children

Gail Lumet Buckley

born 1937, age 80
with Louis Jones

Teddy Jones

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


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


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Frank Sinatra 1960

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Grammy Award Winners 1982 - The 24th


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John Lennon 1982

Quincy Jones 1982

Sting 1982


Grammy Award Winners 1996 - The 38th


Other people in this association:

Frank Sinatra 1996

Michael Jackson 1996

Stevie Wonder 1996


Grammy Award Winners 1989 - The 31st


Other people in this association:

George Michael 1989

Robin Williams 1989

Will Smith 1989


Guest Stars on The Muppet Show

Other people in this association:

Peter Sellers

Shirley Bassey 1981

Liza Minnelli