#1 Jazz star Lena Horne dies, aged 9205-10-2010, 05:48 PMActress and jazz singer Lena Horne has died at the age of 92.
The Brooklyn-born star passed away late yesterday at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the medical centre's spokeswoman Gloria Chin confirmed. Further details have not yet been released.
Horne is best known for playing the role of Selina Rogers in the 1943 film Stormy Weather. Her version of the movie's title song later became a successful single and her signature hit.
05-10-2010, 07:36 PM
Indeed."Our president delivered his State of the Union message to Congress. That is one of the things his contract calls for -- to tell congress the condition of the country. This message, as I say, is to Congress. The rest of the people know the condition of the country, for they live in it, but Congress has no idea what is going on in America, so the president has to tell 'em." ~ Will Rogers
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