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6 edition of Paul Robeson. found in the catalog.

Paul Robeson.

by Eloise Greenfield

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976,
  • Singers,
  • African Americans -- Biography

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the black man who became a famous singer, actor, and spokesman for equal rights for his people.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by George Ford.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
    SeriesCrowell biographies
    ContributionsFord, George, 1936- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.97 .R642 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5052074M
    ISBN 100690005520, 0690006608
    LC Control Number74013663

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TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR: Paul Robeson. By Eloise Greenfield Illustrations by George Ford. Paul Robeson was born inand as the son of a pastor, he learned to love written and spoken words at an early age. Within the love of his family he also learned to be proud of being black and to stand up for others and what he believed was right.

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The son of a former slave turned preacher, Robeson attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., where he was an All-America football player. Upon graduating from Rutgers. ‎ The remarkable life of Paul Robeson, quintessential Harlem Renaissance man: scholar, all-American, actor, activist, and firebrand Born the son of an ex-slave in New Jersey inPaul Robeson, endowed with multiple gifts, seemed destined for fame.

In his youth, he was as ten. Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, - Janu ) was an American concert singer (bass), recording artist, actor, athlete, scholar who was an advocate for the Civil Rights Movement in the first half of the 20th century.

He gained international attention for his work in the arts and he merged his artistic career with political activism to speak out for the equality of minorities and /5(3). Paul Robeson was an acclaimed 20th-century performer known for productions like 'The Emperor Jones' and 'Othello.' He was also an international :   Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, – Janu ) was an American concert singer (bass), recording artist, actor, athlete, scholar who was an advocate for the Civil Rights Movement in the first half of the 20th gained international attention for his work in the arts and he merged his artistic career with political activism to speak out for the equality of Brand: Beacon Press.

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