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Shirley Horn
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Horn in 1981
Background information
Birth name Shirley Valerie Horn
Born (1934-05-01)May 1, 1934
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Died October 20, 2005(2005-10-20) (aged 71)
Genres Jazz, blues
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 1959–2004
Labels Stere-o-craft (1960)
Mercury (1963)
ABC-Paramount (1965)
Perception (1972)
SteepleChase (1978-81)
CBS (1985)
Verve (1987-2005)
Associated acts Miles Davis
Charles Ables
Steve Williams

Shirley Valerie Horn (May 1, 1934 – October 20, 2005) was an American jazz musician, pianist and singer. She collaborated with many jazz greats, including Dizzy Gillespie, Carmen MacRae and Wynton Marsalis.

Horn was nominated for nine Grammy Awards. She won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance.

Horn was born in Washington, D.C.. She died from breast cancer and diabetes.

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