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Robeson, Paul 1898-1976

Overview
Works: 1,366 works in 2,540 publications in 9 languages and 53,194 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Music  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Silent films  Biographical films 
Subject Headings: African Americans 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Actor, Vocalist, Narrator, Originator, Honoree, Proofreader, Costume designer, Composer, Editor, per, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Commentator, Signer, Creator, Conductor, Contributor, Dedicatee
Classifications: E185.97.R63, B
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The Emperor Jones( Visual )

61 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cunning manipulator takes control of a Caribbean island and declares himself emperor
Celebration of America( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fourteen patriotic songs in a variety of genres, and includes facts about the history of the U.S., and a trivia question that relates to each selection
Songs of free men by Paul Robeson( Recording )

20 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat by Jerome Kern( Recording )

15 editions published between 1927 and 2002 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1966,the Music Theater of Lincoln Center produced a revival of Show Boat that opened July 19 and ran 64 performances before undertaking a national tour. This album includes tracks of their best performances
Rhapsodies in black music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson portraits of the artist( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

9 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a stage star who falls for the dashing riverboat gambler, Gaylord Ravenal
Song of freedom by Paul Robeson( Visual )

29 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Song of freedom, a successful concert singer discovers he is the descendant of a West African queen whose tribe is now in need of a leader. In Big fella, Joe, a dockworker in Marseilles, finds a missing boy and takes him to stay with a local cafe singer, Miranda, where they both become surrogate parents to the child
King Solomon's mines( Visual )

36 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads a party in search of both a missing English aristocrat and King Solomon's Mines
Don't mourn-- organize! songs of labor songwriter Joe Hill by Joe Hill( Recording )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs, poems, and speeches by or about labor organizer Joe Hill
Voices of black America historical recordings of speeches, poetry, humor & drama : Booker T. Washington, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, and more( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording features original recordings from 1908-1947 of Booker T. Washington's Atlanta exposition address, the poetry of Langston Hughes and Paul Laurence Dunbar, read by Rev. James Andrew Myers and Edward Sterling Wright, rarely heard humor of Charley Case, readings from God's trombones by James Weldon Johnson, with presentations by actor, singer Charles Gilpin, vaudeville actor, performer and song producer, J. Rosamond Johnson, entertainer Bert Williams, and the pre-eminent African-American performer of his generation, Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson was born April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, the son of an escaped slave. He rose to unparalleled heights as an athlete, actor, singer, and activist, and was arguably the most prominent African American from the 1920s through the 1950s. This work is a compilation of 18 essays written by scholars and activists that were presented at a one-day conference held at Long Island University's Brooklyn campus on February 28, 1998, to honor Robeson's life and legacy. The essays discuss his significance as a singer, his political activism, his efforts to achieve solidarity between Afric
Body and soul( Visual )

26 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson in his first screen role, plays two parts, an evil preacher and his good brother, who wage a personal war for the body and soul of the heroine
On my journey Paul Robeson's independent recordings by Paul Robeson( Recording )

11 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American giant of 20th century music, Paul Robeson stood tall against racism, McCarthyism, and blacklisting to proclaim the majesty of African-American culture. His influential career is celebrate with an extensive collection
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1951 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy, presented by a company led by Paul Robeson. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse. The broadcast excerpt from the NBC radio show "Shell Chateau" includes three songs sung by Robeson, two from the film "Sanders of the River."
Classic labor songs from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aida's brothers & sisters Black voices in opera by Jan Schmidt-Garre( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and current situation of African-American opera singers in America. Combines rare and contemporary footage of some of the greatest performers of the century and includes interviews with many notable black singers as well as opera company directors and critics
Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson( Recording )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson( Recording )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy
Alternative Names
Paul Robeson acteur, athlte, chanteur et crivain amricain

Paul Robeson Amerikaans acteur

Paul Robeson amerikansk skdespelare, sngare och advokat

Paul Robeson amerikansk skodespelar, songar og advokat

Paul Robeson amerikansk skuespiller, sanger og advokat

Paul Robeson attore, cestista e cantante statunitense

Paul Robeson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Snger, Sportler, Autor und Brgerrechtler

Robeson, Paul Leroy 1898-1976

Robeson, Paul LeRoy Bustill

Robson, Polʹ 1898-1976

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Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacyOthelloHere I standThe undiscovered Paul Robeson : an artist's journey, 1898-1939Paul RobesonPaul Robeson : artist and citizenPaul Robeson speaks : writings, speeches, interviews, 1918-1974