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Shirley Horn (1934–2005)

Shirley Horn was a child prodigy who studied piano at Howard University in her hometown of Washington DC from the age of twelve to the age of eighteen. When she was unable to take advantage of a scholarship to Juilliard due to financial constraints, she returned to Howard with the intent to become a classical pianist. After graduation, she played ... See full bio »

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Tune in Tomorrow...
Tune in Tomorrow... Jazz Singer
For Love of Ivy
For Love of Ivy Soundtrack
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest / Herself - Musical Guest


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 2017 American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Birth of the Centerfold: The Girl Next Door (2017) ... (performer: "Let Me Love You" - uncredited)
 2011 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (performer: "That Old Black Magic")
 2011 Swinging with the Finkels (performer: "Here's To Life")
 1968 For Love of Ivy ("For Love of Ivy")
 1968 A Dandy in Aspic (performer: "If You Want Love")
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 1990 Tune in Tomorrow...
Jazz Singer
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 2001 The Miles Davis Story (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Antonio Carlos Jobim: An All-Star Tribute (Video documentary)
Herself - Vocalist / Pianist
 1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
- Episode #1.61 (1992) ... Herself
 1963-1991 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Herself - Musical Guest / Herself - Guest
- John Candy/Maureen O'Hara/Jim Valvano/Shirley Horn (1991) ... Herself - Musical Guest
- Episode #2.160 (1963) ... Herself - Guest

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She confined her performances to the Washington and Baltimore areas in order to avoid being on the road and also to be at home with her daughter. See more »

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