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Robeson, Paul 1898-1976

Overview
Works: 1,363 works in 2,638 publications in 11 languages and 55,026 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Musical films  Silent films  Juvenile works  Educational films 
Subject Headings: African Americans 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Singer, Vocalist, Narrator, Originator, Honoree, Author of introduction, Proofreader, Costume designer, Interviewee, Editor, Contributor, Other, Composer, Commentator, Creator, Signer, Conductor, Dedicatee
Classifications: E185.97.R63, B
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Publications by Paul Robeson, published posthumously.
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The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
64 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
A cunning manipulator takes control of a Caribbean island and declares himself emperor
Show boat by Jerome Kern( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 537 libraries worldwide
This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a showboat star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler
Celebration of America ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 444 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( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1927 and 2002 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Promotional records for the 1936 Universal Productions film muisical Show boat. Contains brief musical excerpts dubbed from the soundtrack, interspersed with vocal commentary promoting the film
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 402 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."
Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier
King Solomon's Mines ( visu )
34 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 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( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Songs, poems, and speeches by or about labor organizer Joe Hill
Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 266 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
Paul Robeson sings "Ol' man river" & other favorites by Paul Robeson( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Classic labor songs from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Body and soul ( visu )
24 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 240 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( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 237 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( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1944 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 216 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."
Songs of free men ; a Paul Robeson recital ( file )
1 edition published in 1997 in Multiple languages and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Americana : the American dream ( file )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in No Linguistic Content and held by 213 libraries worldwide
The magic of Christmas : nostalgic songs and carols ( file )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 201 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Paul Robeson acteur, athlète, chanteur et écrivain américain
Paul Robeson Amerikaans acteur
Paul Robeson amerikansk skådespelare, sångare 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, Sänger, Sportler, Autor und Bürgerrechtler
Robeson, Paul Leroy 1898-1976
Robeson, Paul LeRoy Bustill
Robson, Polʹ
Robson, Polʹ 1898-1976
Поль Робсон
Робсон, Поль
Պոլ Ռոբսոբ
פול רובסון
פול רובסון שחקן אמריקאי
רובסון, פול
רובסון, פול 1898-1976
پل رابسون بازیگر، خواننده، و وکیل آمریکایی
পল ৰ'বচন
ਪਾਲ ਰਾਬਸਨ
ポール・ロブスン
ロブスン, ポール
保羅·羅伯遜
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