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Lena Horne RIP

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Dr. Cheese, May 9, 2010.

  1. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
  2. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    One of the all-time greats.
  4. bottomzone


    Oct 21, 2005
    Rest In Peace, Lena...........there will never be another like you.........
  5. Basshappi


    Feb 12, 2007
    We have surely lost one of the Giants.
    RIP Lena, Thanks for all the great music.
  6. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    RIP Lena. :(
  7. Class personified.

    RIP Miss Horne.
  8. Ed Goode

    Ed Goode Jersey to Georgia Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2004
    Acworth, GA
    Endorsing Artist: FBB Bass Works
    Lena was one of my earliest exposures to jazz when I was just starting out .... beautiful lady and a one-of-a-kind voice

    RIP Lena :crying:
  9. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    It was interesting hearing on the radio how the studio tried to get her to claim she was Latin so that she would be marketable in segregated America. It shows just how sad it was that she could claim to be mixed race from another country and possibly be accepted while demanding that she be recognized as the American she was limited her career.

    It is also interesting to note that when she married a white man, she went to France to do it, and kept the marriage secret for three years. If she were a young starlet now, men of all colors would be lined up for a crack at marrying her!;)
  10. TL5


    Jun 27, 2005
    Of all the famous people I've met/worked with in my life, Lena Horne was one of them.

    May she R.I.P.
  11. thumpbass1


    Jul 4, 2004
    A truly great woman. May she rest in peace.
  12. 'Nother good one gone. :(
  13. joinercape

    joinercape Supporting Member

    Dec 22, 2007
    One of my all-time favorites...RIP Lena....
  14. An almost indescribably beautiful woman whose beauty was matched only by her voice. And her beauty only grew the older she got. Rest in peace, Lena. When I get to the Other Side I'll offer my services to you as a bass player.

  15. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    RIP to a cool and intriguing lady. I'm glad she lived a long life.
  16. JacoLesFlea


    Jun 16, 2006
    RIP her voice mesmerised me as a teenager..especially her version of Summertime
  17. Wow. Hadn't heard about her death on the news. What a shock. Always enjoyed hearing her voice on recordings.
  18. Great lady. Legendary Performer. RIP Lena :(
  19. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    First Rob McConnell, now Lena Horne. Who's next.

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