American Masters

Dionne Warwick on Lena Horne and her musical influences

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On February 8, 1996, Dionne Warwick discussed her musical influences and the impact that Lena Horne and others had on her career, in this clip from our digital archives. Interview conducted for "American Masters—Lena Horne: In Her Own Words" (1996), directed by Susan Lacy.

Aired: 03/02/22

Rating: NR

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