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Later that same week, she performed the entire show again to record it for television broadcast and home video release. Horne continued recording and performing sporadically into the 1990s, disappearing from the public eye in 2000. On December 21, 1937, their daughter, Gail later known as Gail Lumet Buckley, a writer was born. The show's resident maestros, Henry Levine and Paul Laval, recorded with Horne in June 1941 for. When Horne was five, she was sent to live in. He was also an important professional mentor to her.

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Horne began a tour a few days later at Tanglewood Massachusetts during the weekend of July 4, 1982. For several years, she traveled with her mother. Michael, Mary and Donald Emberland of Maple Grove and Maureen and Daniel Gauer of New Market; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Shelia and Bill Duffy of Mashpee, Mass. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church. From Fort Valley, southwest of , Horne briefly moved to Atlanta with her mother; they returned to New York when Horne was 12 years old. In 1941, she sang at and worked with.

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In 1945 and 1946, she sang with 's Orchestra. Army refused to allow integrated audiences, she staged her show for a mixed audience of black U. He asked to be introduced to Lena following her performance. In 1983, the awarded her the. They had a son, Edwin Jones February 7, 1940 — September 12, 1970 who died of. Additionally, Horne played herself on television programs such as , , and in the 1970s, as well as a 1985 performance on and a 1993 appearance on.

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As a result, most of Horne's film appearances were stand-alone sequences that had no bearing on the rest of the film, so editing caused no disruption to the storyline. Horne left the show after only six months when she was hired by former Cafe manager Felix Young to perform in a Cotton Club-style revue on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood. After leaving Hollywood, Horne established herself as one of the premier performers of the post-war era. In 1957, a live album entitled, , became the biggest-selling record by a female artist in the history of the label at that time. Returning to her roots as a nightclub performer, Horne took part in the in August 1963 and continued to work as a performer, both in nightclubs and on television while releasing well-received record albums.

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Screenwriter , known for her award-winning screenplay , is Horne's granddaughter, the daughter of filmmaker and Horne's daughter Gail. She was during the 1950s for her affiliations in the 1940s with -backed groups. Horne died of congestive heart failure on May 9, 2010, at the age of 92. The Lady and Her Music toured 41 cities in the U. Horne joined the chorus of the at the age of 16 and became a before moving to Hollywood. She was also active with the Brownies, Birthright, Epilepsy League and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion auxiliaries. Ultimately, Gardner's voice was by actress Annette Warren Smith for the theatrical release.

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A few years later, Horne joined 's Orchestra, with which she toured and with whom she made her first records, issued by. They separated in the early 1960s, but never divorced; he died in 1971. Thursday, April 16, 2015 and one hour prior to the 11 a. From 1946 to 1962, Horne resided in a , New York, enclave of prosperous African Americans, where she counted among her neighbors , , and other jazz luminaries. Horne's career spanned over 70 years, appearing in film, television, and theater. In 2011, Horne was also portrayed by actress Ryan Jillian in a one-woman show titled Notes from A Horne staged at the Susan Batson studio in New York City, from November 2011 to February 2012. She was reportedly descended from the family, and both sides of her family were through a mixture of , , and descent and belonged to the upper stratum of middle-class, well-educated people.

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Besides two television specials for the later syndicated in the U. Leona retired from Johnson Controls after 33 years, where she was an inspector. The presented a tribute to Horne by actress at the ceremony held February 27, 2011. She was a member of the Church of St. Mary and was active with the Daughters of Isabella.

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