linkActress 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.