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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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 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")
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 1990 Tune in Tomorrow...
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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)
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- Episode #1.61 (1992) ... Herself
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Diabetes claimed much of her leg and she was unable to play the piano however she continued singing from a wheelchair. See more »

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