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Lena Horne

Singer, Actor (30-Jun-1917 — 9-May-2010)


Gail Lumet Buckley. The Hornes: An American Family. Alfred A. Knopf. 1986. 262pp.

James Gavin. Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne. Simon and Schuster. 2009. 598pp.

Jim Haskins; with Kathleen Benson. Lena: A Personal and Professional Biography of Lena Horne. Anova Books. 1986. 228pp.

Lena Horne; with Richard Schickel. Lena. Doubleday. 1965. 300pp.

Brett Howard. Lena. Holloway House. 1981. 218pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.668)

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.307)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.322)

  9. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.228)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.263)

  11. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.240)

  12. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.237)

  13. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.272)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.348)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.449)

  16. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.265)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.324)

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