Gifted Lena Horne Part Three

Gifted Lena Horne Part Three

Gifted Lena Horne Part Three

Gifted Lena Horne Part Three



Horne wed Louis Jordan Jones in January 1937 in Pittsburgh. On December 21, 1937, their child, Gail (later on called Gail Lumet Buckley, an author) was birthed. They had a kid, Edwin Jones (February 7, 1940– September 12, 1970) that passed away of kidney condition. Horne and also Jones divided in 1940 as well as separated in 1944. Horne’s 2nd marital relationship was to Lennie Hayton, that was Music Director and also among the premier music conductors as well as arrangers at MGM, in December 1947 in Paris. They divided in the very early 1960s, yet never ever separated; he passed away in 1971. In her as-told-to memoir Lena by Richard Schickel, Horne states the huge stress she as well as her other half encountered as an interracial pair. She later on confessed in a meeting in Ebony (May 1980) that she had actually wed Hayton to progress her profession as well as go across the “color-line” in program business.Horne additionally had a lengthy and also close partnership with Billy Strayhorn, whom she stated she would certainly have wed if he had actually been heterosexual. He was additionally a vital expert coach to her. Film Writer Jenny Lumet, recognized for her prize-winning movie script Rachel Getting Married, is Horne’s granddaughter, the child of filmmaker Sidney Lumet as well as Horne’s child Gail. Her various other grandchildren consist of Gail’s various other child, Amy Lumet, and also her child’s 4 kids, Thomas, William, Samadhi, as well as Lena. Her great-grandchildren consist of the star Jake Cannavale.

Fatality Horne passed away on May 9, 2010. Her funeral occurred at St. Ignatius Loyola Church on Park Avenue in New York

. Thousands collected and also guests consisted of Leontyne Price, Dionne Warwick, Liza Minnelli, Jessye Norman, Chita Rivera, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Lauren Bacall, Robert Osborne, Audra McDonald, and also Vanessa Williams. After the solution, her remains were cremated. Tradition In 2003, ABC revealed that Janet Jackson would certainly star as Horne in a tv biographical movie. In the weeks complying with Jackson


“closet breakdown”ordeal throughout the 2004 Super Bowl, nevertheless, Variety reported that Horne had actually required Jackson be gone down from the job.”ABC execs stood up to Horne’s need”, according to the Associated Press record, “however Jackson reps informed the profession paper that she left voluntarily after Horne and also her child, Gail Lumet Buckley, asked that she not participate.” Oprah Winfrey specified to Alicia Keys throughout a 2005 meeting on The Oprah Winfrey Show that she could potentially take into consideration generating the biopic herself, casting Keys as Horne.In January 2005, Blue Note Records, her tag for greater than a years, introduced that” the ending up touches have actually been placed on a collection of uncommon as well as unreleased recordings by the epic Horne made throughout her time on Blue Note.”Remixed by her long time manufacturer Rodney Jones, the recordings included Horne in extremely safe voice for a female of her years, and also consist of variations of such trademark tracks as “Something to Live For”,”Chelsea Bridge “, and also”Stormy Weather”. The cd, initially qualified Soul yet relabelled Seasons of a Life, was launched on January 24, 2006. In 2007, Horne was represented by Leslie Uggams as the older Lena and also Nikki Crawford as the more youthful Lena in the phase music Stormy Weather organized at the Pasadena Playhouse in California(January to March 2009 ). In 2011, Horne was likewise represented by starlet Ryan Jillian in a one-woman program entitled Notes from A Horne presented at the Susan Batson workshop in New York City, from November 2011 to February 2012. The 83rd Academy Awards provided a homage to Horne by starlet Halle Berry at the event held February 27, 2011. Honors as well as acknowledgment Grammy Awards Lena Horne Grammy Award History 1995 An Evening with Lena Horne Finest Jazz Vocal Performance Won 1989 Life Time Achievement Award Won 1988 The Men in My Life Ideal Jazz Vocal Performance Chosen “I Won’t Leave You Again”(with Joe Williams)

Best Jazz

Vocal Performance, Duo or

Group Chosen 1981 Lena

Horne: The Lady and also Her Music Finest Pop Vocal Performance, Female Won Lena Horne
: The Lady as well as Her Music Ideal Cast Show Album Won 1962 Porgy

and also Bess Ideal Solo Vocal Performance, Female Chosen 1961 Lena Horne at the Sands Ideal Vocal Performance
Album, Female Chosen Various other honors Year Company Group Outcome Notes 2006 Martin Luther King, Jr.National Historic Site
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame [32] Sworn in 1999 NAACP Image Award Impressive Jazz
Artist Won 1997 Culture of Singers Culture of Singers Lifetime Achievement Award Won for”whom vocalists are granted for their payment to the globe of songs in addition to their
specialized initiatives to profit the area as well as globally reasons”1994 Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement

Award Songwriters Hall

of Fame Won? Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
Hollywood Walk of Fame Won Honor( movie)? Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Hollywood Walk of Fame Won Honor( recordings)1987 American Society of Composers, Authors as well as
Publishers The

ASCAP Pied Piper Award
Won Offered to artists that have actually made considerable payments to words as well as songs 1985 Emmy Award Lena Horne: The Lady and also Her Music Candidate 1984 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Kennedy Center Honors Won For remarkable skill, imagination, and also willpower 1980 Howard University Honorary doctorate Recognized 1980 Dramatization Desk
Awards Superior Actress– Musical Won Lena Horne: The Lady as well as Her Music 1980

York Drama Critics Circle Awards Unique
Citation Won Lena Horne: The Lady and also
Her Music 1981 Tony Awards Unique Citation Won Lena Horne: The Lady and also Her Music 1957 Tony Awards Finest Actress Candidate Jamaica Filmography Movie * Cab Calloway’s Jitterbug Party (1935)( short movie)
* The Duke Is Tops(1938)* Panama Hattie(1942 )* Cabin overhead(
1943)* Stormy Weather(1943)* Thousands Cheer(1943)* I Dood It( 1943)* Swing Fever (1943 )* Boogie-Woogie Dream(1944)(short movie; shot in 1941 )* Broadway Rhythm (1944
)* Two Girls and also

a Sailor (1944) * Studio Visit(1946 )(short movie; including outtake from Cabin overhead)* Till the Clouds Roll By(1946)* Ziegfeld Follies(1946)* Words as well as Music(1948)*
of the very best(1949)(short movie)* Duchess of Idaho (1950)* Meet Me

in Las Vegas(1956 )* The Heart of Show Business(1957 )(short movie)* Now!( 1965)
(short movie)( voice just )* Death of
a Gunfighter(1969)* The Wiz (1978)* That’s Entertainment! III(1994)* Strange Frame
(2012 )(archive video footage )Television * What’s My Line? (as Mystery Guest, September 27, 1953)
*”What’s My Line?”(as Mystery Guest, March 2, 1958 )* The Judy Garland Show(as herself, October 13
, 1963)*
The Perry Como


herself, March 5, 1965)

* Sesame Street

( as herself, Episode # 5.1, November 19, 1973)
* Sanford & Son (” A Visit from Lena Horne “as herself, # 2.
January 12, 1973 )
* The Muppet Show (as herself, 1976)* Sesame Street (as herself, Episode # 7.76, March 15, 1976) * The Cosby Show (“Cliff’s Birthday”as herself, May 9, 1985 )* A Different World(“A Rock, a River, a Lena “as herself, July
1993) Discography Cds * Dance with Your Gods 1934 * Lew Leslie’s Blackbirds of 1939 1939 * Moanin’Low RCA Victor 1942 * Little Girl Blue Black & White 1947 * Classics in Blue Black & White 1947 * It’s Love RCA Victor 1955 * Lena Horne at the Waldorf Astoria RCA Victor 1957– Live * Stormy Weather RCA Victor 1956– 1957 * Lena Horne at the Cocoanut Grove
RCA Victor 1957 * Jamaica [Initial Cast Recording] RCA Victor 1957 * Give the Lady What She Wants
RCA Victor 1958 * Porgy & Bess RCA Victor 1959– with Harry Belafonte * A Friend of Yours RCA Victor 1959 * Songs by Burke and also Van Heusen RCA Victor 1960

* Lena Horne

at the Sands RCA Victor 1960– Live * The Nine O’Clock Revue 1961 * Lena on heaven Side RCA Victor 1962 * Lena … Lovely and also Alive RCA Victor 1962 * Lena Horne Sings Your Requests Charter 1963 * Lena Like Latin (later on retitled Lena Goes Latin)Charter 1963 * Here’s Lena Now! 20th Century 1964 * Feelin’Good United Artists 1965 * Lena & in Hollywood United Artists 1966 * Merry from Lena United Artists 1966 * Soul United Artists 1966 * Lena & Gabor
Skye 1970– with Gábor Szabó * Harry & Lena RCA Victor 1970 with Harry
Belafonte * Nature’s Baby Buddha 1971 * Tony & Lena Sing (1974
) * Lena & Michel RCA Victor 1975– with Michel Legrand * Lena: A New Album RCA Victor 1976


Pal Joey(1978)* Lena Horne: The

Lady as well as Her Music

Qwest 1981– Grammy Award for Best
Female Pop Vocal Performance * The Men in My
Life 3 Cherries– with Joe Williams and also Sammy Davis Jr. * We’ll Be & Together Again Blue Note 1994 * An Evening with & Lena Horne Blue Note 1995– Live, Grammy Award for
Best Jazz Vocal Album * Being Myself Blue Note 1998 * Seasons of a Life
Blue Note 2006 * The Best of Lena Horne EMI 2007 * Lena Horne Sings– The MGM Singles Verve 2010 Songs As included singer * A:”That’s What Love Did To Me”(Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin)/ B: “I Take To You” (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren)Issued
in 1936 on & 78rpm 10″ plastic by Decca Records on Decca 778B. Credit Scores Noble Sissle as well as his Orchestra, Lena Horne was attributed as Leana Horne for this recording. Taped on November 3, 1936, in New York. *”Stormy Weather “(1943) # 21 U.S. Pop *” One for My Baby( as well as One More for the Road)” (1945)# 21 U.S. Pop * “‘Deed I Do”(1948)# 26 U.S. Pop *”Love Me or
Leave Me “(1955 )# 19 U.S. Pop *”Now!”( 1963
) # 92 U.S. Pop *”Watch What Happens”(w/Gabor Szabo) (1970)# 119 U.S. Pop


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