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Robeson, Paul 1898-1976

Overview
Works: 1,372 works in 2,545 publications in 11 languages and 53,627 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, Actor, Singer, Vocalist, Narrator, Originator, Costume designer, Proofreader, Editor, Honoree, Interviewee, Composer, Contributor, Conductor, Author of introduction, Other, Signer, Commentator, Creator, Dedicatee
Classifications: E185.97.R63, B
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The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
60 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
A cunning manipulator takes control of a Caribbean island and declares himself emperor
Show boat by George Sidney( visu )
12 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 546 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
Celebration of America ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 453 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 )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1927 and 2002 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Program notes by Stanley Green (11 p.)
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Rhapsodies in black music and words from the Harlem Renaissance ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 415 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restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."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 377 libraries worldwide
A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier
Song of freedom by Paul Robeson( visu )
30 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 336 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 ( visu )
40 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 335 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 335 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 ( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 300 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 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 )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Body and soul ( visu )
25 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 244 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 )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 239 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
Classic labor songs from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Othello by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1951 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's play about a man whose jealousy of his wife leads to tragic consequences
Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Aida's brothers & sisters Black voices in opera by Jan Schmidt-Garre( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 201 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
 
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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 1898-1976
Поль Робсон
Робсон, Поль
Պոլ Ռոբսոբ
פול רובסון
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
保罗·罗伯逊
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