Lena Horne Dies At 92 Years Of Age

The groundbreaking actress who paved the way for Tinseltown beauties such asHalle Berry, Dorothy Dandridge, Angela Bassett and versatile entertainers such asDiana Ross, Della Reese and Diahann Carroll died Sunday night.
Lena Horne – best known for being the first black performer signed to a long-term contract by a major Hollywood studio – passed away at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York.
The Brooklyn, N.Y.,native was 92. Her death was confirmed to the media by her son-in-law, Kevin Buckley.

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