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Lena Horne Obituary

Monday, May 10th, 2010

OBITUARY

Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers

 

 

  

Horne achieved a place in the pantheon of female jazz vocalists and broke ground in Hollywood as an African American star in the ’40s. She also won acclaim on Broadway and as a cabaret performer.

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
May 10, 2010

 

Lena Horne, the silky-voiced singing legend who shattered Hollywood stereotypes of African Americans on screen in the 1940s as a symbol of glamour whose signature song was “Stormy Weather,” died Sunday in New York City. She was 92. Horne died at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, a spokeswoman said. No cause of death was given.

 

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Oscar Winners at Hollywood Forever: Part II…

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

 HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY

Academy Award Winners!

PART TWO

 

Victor Young

 Victor Young, postumous Best Music Academy Award

  

By Allan R. Ellenberger

 

It probably comes as no surprise that there are many Academy Award recipients residing at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Many of Hollywood’s film pioneers rest there including several Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences founders such as, Douglas Fairbanks, Cecil B. De Mille, Jeanie Macpherson, Carey Wilson, Frank E. Woods, Charles H. Christie and Jesse L. Lasky.

 

Of those interred at Hollywood Forever, there are 45 nominees that received a total of 178 nominations. Of that number there are 33 awards that were received by 27 winners. The following are the recipients in the Best Cinematography, Best Music, and Best Editing categories and a special recognition.

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BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

    

 

 

 

 

 

GEORGE S. BARNES

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

 

Rebecca (1940)

 

Total Nominations: 8

 

 

George Barnes

 

 

 

TONY GAUDIO

Best Cinematography

 

Anthony Adverse (1936)

 

Total Nominations: 6

 

 

Tony Gaudio grave

 

 

MILTON KRASNER

Best Cinematography, Color

 

Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

 

Total Nominations: 7

 

 

Milton Krasner

UNMARKED GRAVE

 

ARTHUR C. MILLER

(1) Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

 

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

(2) Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

 

The Song of Bernadette (1943)

(3) Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

 

Anna and the King of Siam (1946)

 

Total Nominations: 7

 

 

 

 

Oscar

UNMARKED GRAVE

 

HAL ROSSON

Honorary Award

 

The Garden of Allah (1936)

Shared with W. Howard Greene. For the color cinematography of the Selznick International Production The Garden of Allah (plaque).

 

Total Nominations: 5

 

 

Hal Rosson grave

 

 

GREGG TOLAND

Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

 

Wuthering Heights (1939)

 

Total Nominations: 6

 

 

Gregg Toland

 

  

BEST MUSIC

 

 

LENNIE HAYTON

(1) Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

 

On The Town (1949)

Shared with Roger Edens

(2) Best Scoring of a Musical Picture

 

Hello Dolly! (1969)

Shared with Lionel Newman

 

Total Nominations: 6

 

 

 

 

Lennie Hayton

 

BRONISLAW KAPER

Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

 

Lili (1953)

 

Total Nominations: 3

 

 

Bronislau Kaper

 

 

ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD

Best Music, Original Score

 

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

 

Total Nominations: 3

 

 

Erich Wolfgang Korngold grave

 

 

NELSON RIDDLE

Best Music, Scoring Original Song Score and/or Adaptation

 

The Great Gatsby (1974)

 

Total Nominations: 5

 

 

Nelson Riddle

 

FRANZ WAXMAN

(1) Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

 

Sunset Boulevard (1950)

(2) Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

 

A Place in the Sun (1951)

 

Total Nominations: 12

 

 

 

Franz Waxman

 

VICTOR YOUNG

Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

 

Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

Postumously

 

Total Nominations: 22

 

 

 

Victor Young

 

BEST FILM EDITING

 

 

 

ANNE BAUCHENS

Best Film Editing

 

Northwest Mounted Police (1940)

 

Total Nominations: 4

 

 

Anne Bauchens

 

 

 

FRANK P. KELLER

Best Film Editing

 

Bullitt (1968)

 

Total Nominations: 4

 

 

Frank P. Keller's grave

 

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

 

 

 

HATTIE MCDANIEL

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

 

Gone With the Wind  (1939)

 

Total Nominations: 1

 

(Hattie McDaniel resides in Rosedale Cemetery)

 

 

Hattie McDaniel

CENOTAPH

 

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