This is a 1997 photo of Lena Horne. Horne, 81, has recorded a new album of songs including "Autumn in New York," "After You" and "Some of My Best Friends Are the Blues."(AP Photo/John Abbot, Blue Note Records)
February 23, 2011 7:57:48 AM PST
NEW YORK (AP) - February 23, 2011 --
Lena Horne was known for her elegance as much as for her sultry voice.