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Robeson, Paul 1898-1976

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Works: 1,360 works in 2,277 publications in 4 languages and 50,947 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Juvenile works  Music  Film adaptations  Archives  Conference proceedings  Fiction  History  Spirituals (Songs) 
Subject Headings: African Americans 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Actor, Narrator, Singer, Originator, Honoree, Proofreader, Composer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Commentator, Conductor, Signer, Creator, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Editor
Classifications: E185.97.R63, B
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Most widely held works by Paul Robeson
The Emperor Jones ( visu )
51 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
A cunning manipulator takes control of a Caribbean island and declares himself emperor
Celebration of America ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 486 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 )
15 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Rhapsodies in black music and words from the Harlem Renaissance ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 417 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restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Show boat by George Sidney( visu )
7 editions published between 1936 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 415 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
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Song of freedom ( visu )
27 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 359 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 by Steve Boyum( visu )
39 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Explorers in Africa persuade an exiled chief to help them find a lost diamond mine
Paul Robeson portraits of the artist ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
"All-American athlete, scholar, renowned baritone, stage actor, and social activist, Paul Robeson ... the son of an escaped slave, managed to become a top-billed movie star during the time of Jim Crow America ... his film legacy lives on and continues to speak eloquently of the long and difficult journey of a courageous and outspoken African-American."--Container
Voices of black America historical recordings of speeches, poetry, humor & drama : Booker T. Washington, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, and more ( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 292 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
Don't mourn-- organize! songs of labor songwriter Joe Hill by Joe Hill( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Songs, poems, and speeches by or about labor organizer Joe Hill
Body and soul ( visu )
22 editions published between 1924 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 274 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
Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
The Emperor Jones and, Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist ( visu )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
1. Brutus Jones, a fugitive Pullman porter, who jumps ship and becomes the cruel, despotic emperor of a Caribbean island. -- 2. Tribute to an artist celebrates the warmth, dignity, courage, and talent of one of the greatest American artists of all time
Paul Robeson live at Carnegie Hall by Paul Robeson( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 227 libraries worldwide
The collector's Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2002 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Show Boat: Musical Comedy in Two Acts. Book: Oscar Hammerstein
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 206 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
On my journey Paul Robeson's independent recordings by Paul Robeson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 205 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 193 libraries worldwide
 
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Robeson, Paul LeRoy Bustill
Robson, Polʹ, 1898-1976
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