lenahorneWe lost aMuppet Show and Sesame Street guest star this weekend, as Lena Horne passed away at the age of 92. Ms. Horne, a singer and actress of stage and screen, appeared on The Muppet Show in the first season, where she cheered up a despondent Gonzo. On Sesame Street, she was featured in a number of inserts, perhaps most memorably the one in which she showed Grover how to overcome his shyness. Basically, Lena Horne spent a good portion of the 1970s helping Muppets with their emotional problems, andshe did it with the same charm and elegance that she displayed throughout her career.

Here are a couple of her notableSesame moments:

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by Ryan Roe – Ryan@ToughPigs.com

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