Shirley Horn

Shirley Horn

Shirley Horn

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Top Songs

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Maybe September
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A Time For Love
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Beautiful Friendship
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How Am I To Know?
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Hit The Road Jack

Albums

  • Shirley Horn With Friends

    May 2018 • 28 songs

  • Live at the 4 Queens

    Sep 2016 • 9 songs

  • A Lazy Afternoon

    Jan 2016 • 9 songs

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Shirley Horn

Biography

A superior ballad singer and a talented pianist, Shirley Horn put off potential success until finally becoming a major attraction while in her fifties. She studied piano from the age of four. After attending Howard University, Horn put together her first trio in 1954, and was encouraged in the early '60s by Miles Davis and Quincy Jones. She recorded three albums during 1963-1965 for Mercury and ABC/Paramount, but chose to stick around Washington, D.C., and raise a family instead of pursuing her career. In the early '80s, she began recording for SteepleChase, but Shirley Horn r...
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