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Bahiana - Josephine Baker - Josephine Baker (CD)

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  1. Jan 31,  · Josephine Baker, better known as a dancer, singer and comedienne from the s, was a French citizen after emigrated from the less-welcoming United States. During World War II, Baker worked with the Red Cross and fed intelligence to the French Resistance. In this photograph, she looks back at wartime memorabilia collected during that time.
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of J'ai Deux Amours on Discogs. Label: Milan - • Format: CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz •4/5(1).
  3. Autobiography Les Memoires de Josephine Baker published in In , France awarded her the Medal of Resistance for her WWII service, including her work as a Red Cross nurse and intelligence.
  4. Baker arrived early, scoping out Havanaise nightlife, and made this album, backed by a large Vegas-style orchestra led by Tony Tano, in the studio on 27 January. Presumably it mimics her concert programme in April, with an orchestral intro and outro playing her signature hits and Baker singing /5(5).
  5. Jul 30,  · Josephine Baker, American-born French dancer and singer who symbolized the beauty and vitality of Black American culture, which took Paris by storm in the s. Baker grew up fatherless and in poverty. Between the ages of 8 and 10 she was out .
  6. Aug 14,  · 9. Josephine Baker and Game of Thrones. No, she wasn’t a character in Game of Thrones, although we think she’d be an amazing inspiration for one, what they do have in common is that both were produced by HBO. The Josephine Baker Story .
  7. Jun 03,  · On June 3, , Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine McDonald in the slums of St. Louis. Growing up, she cleaned houses and babysat for the wealthy; one employer burned Baker.
  8. Baker was a civil rights pioneer and personally involved in racial equality throughout her life. Baker over the years adopted 11 children which she called the "Rainbow Tribe" to prove to the world they could live in racial harmony. Baker returned to the states in to star in the Ziegfeld Follies.

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