Lee, Henry

Lee, Henry

Lee, Henry, 1756-1818, American Revolutionary soldier, known as Light-Horse Harry Lee, b. Prince William co., Va. He was a cousin of Arthur Lee, Francis L. Lee, Richard H. Lee, and William Lee and was the father of Robert E. Lee. As a cavalry commander he established an enviable record in the Revolution. He first gained wide notice for his capture of the fort at Paulus Hook (now in Jersey City), N.J., on Aug. 19, 1779. His service under Nathanael Greene after 1780 in the Carolina campaign was notable for daring and brilliance and he distinguished himself at Guilford Courthouse and Eutaw Springs. After the war he was elected (1785) to Congress. He favored a stronger government and in 1788 was a leader in the struggle to have Virginia ratify the Constitution. He was (1791-94) governor of Virginia, and in 1794 he commanded the troops who suppressed the Whiskey Rebellion. A Federalist Congressman (1799-1801), he was author of the description of George Washington as "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen" in the resolutions on the first President's death. A poor business manager, Lee was imprisoned (1808-9) for debt. In 1812 he was severely injured when an angry mob dragged Alexander Hanson, Lee, and others from a jail where they had gone for protection after Hanson's Federalist newspaper had denounced President Madison and the War of 1812. He wrote Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department (1812, repr. 1869 with a biographical sketch by Robert E. Lee).

See biographies by T. Boyd (1931) and N. B. Gerson (1966).

Biography

Lee Henry is a singer, songwriter and producer from Harrow, London. Henry has already featured in the former MTV BASE no1. video "Y Did You Leave?" which was released under his production pseudonym “Tru Menace”.

Inspired by the sounds of the likes of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, Lee was brought up around music and took an interest in his DJ Dad’s impressive record collection.

In 2004 Lee Henry won the 2004 Urban Music Award for Best Unsigned Act beating off stiff competition from over 3000 entrants.

Following his success at the UMAs Lee Henry soon signed to management company 2-Tone Entertainment

Henry followed his award with critically acclaimed performances on stage with soul legends Omar and Floetry at places like the Jazz Cafe and Cargo. He also went on to support US RnB stars Ne-yo and Timbaland in concert.

As well as writing and performing, Lee Henry is also producing and writing for a range of artists including Omar, Taio Cruz, Kele Le Roc and Terri Walker.

Lee Henry is due to release his debut album Life and Love in 2007.

Discography

Releases

Year Title Artist/s
February 2006 "Y Did You Leave?" Tru Menace ft Lee Henry

Remixes under name of Tru Menace

Year Title Artist/s
August 2007 "Sing (If You Want It)" Omar Tru Menace Jump Mix/RNBlend Mix - Blunt Music
September 2007 "Moving On" Taio Cruz Jam and Breakbeat Funk Remixes - Island Records/Universal Records UK

Promo - unreleased

Year Title Artist/s
June 2007 "Some Other Girl" Kele Le Roc
July 2007 "I'm On Fire" Tru Menace ft. Ann-Marie Lataille
June 2005 "Brown Eyes" Menace 2 Musik

Videography

Year Title Artist/s Chart Position
February 2006 "Y Did You Leave?" Tru Menace ft Lee Henry No. 1 (MTV BASE) 2-Tone Ent. 2006

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