Wikipedia : This day (May 9, 2010), in New York City, New York, died Lena Mary Calhoun Horne a.k.a Lena Horne, an American singer and civil rights activist.
@allmusic : In conjunction with her club work, she also maintained a recording career that stretched from 1936 to 2000 and brought her three Grammys, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1989; she appeared in 16 feature films and several shorts between 1938 and 1978
@last.fm : Lena Horne quit school when she was 14 and got her first stage job at 16, dancing and later singing at the famed Cotton Club in Harlem (a renowned theatre in which black performers played before white audiences, immortalized in the film – The Cotton Club (1984)).
Video : Stormy Weather/If You Believe (1982) . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me (1995) . Documentary (1981) . w/ Tony Bennett – The Look Of Love / My Funny Valentine ( 1973) . w/ Perry Como – New England Medley (1965) . Once in a Lifetime (1964) . w/ Frank Sinatra – Harold Arlen Tribute Medley (1960) . Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man (1946) .