Meredy's Lena Horne Trivia Answers

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1. June 30, 1917

2. Brooklyn, New York City, New York

3. Lena Mary Calhoun Horne

4. Billy Strayhorn and Billy Eckstine

5. The Cotton Club

6. Noble Sissle's Orchestra

7. Charlie Barnet

8. Slapsy Maxie's

9. She chose Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and became the first black performer to sign a long-term contract with a major Hollywood studio.

10. Panama Hattie

11. Stormy Weather

12. Cabin in the Sky

13. Till the Clouds Roll By

14. Ziegfeld Follies

15. She wasn't considered due to the Production Code's ban on interracial relationships in films.

16. Max Factor

17. RCA-Victor

18. Jamaica

19. Monsanto Night Presents Lena Horne

20. Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music

21. The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

22. Eleanor Roosevelt

23. Louis Jordan Jones (January 13, 1937 - June 15, 1944) (divorced) 2 children and Lennie Hayton (December 14, 1947 - April 24, 1971) (his death)

24. One daughter and one son - Gail Horne Jones (b. December 21, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - a.k.a. Gail Lumet Buckley) and Terry Jones (b. 1939 - d. 1971)

25. May 9, 2010 in Manhattan, New York City, New York (heart failure)

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