Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was born on June 30, 1917 in the Bedford Stuyvesant section on Brooklyn, New York. Both of Lena's parents were a part of "The Talented Tenth", which were upper middle class and well educated black people. Many of them were of mixed race as Lena's parents were.
Lena Horne became better with age.
Lena Horne aged so beautifully and gracefully.
Lena Horne left us on May 9, 2010 at the age of 92,