What would the world be like, if all gifts and talents were shared equally. A Utopian world of matching talents… A world in which all spoke with the wit and eloquence of Oscar Wilde. 607 more words
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A single evening made her a star. On October 7, 1925, Josephine Bakers, the American-born French dancer, singer and actress, electrifies her French audience with her performance in the “Revue Nègre” in the Théatre des Champs Elysées in Paris. 17 more words
Good Morning, lovely people. Today in 1925 Josephine Baker debuted in Paris with La Revue Nègre at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.
While of course the best way to understand the lives of women in history is to read/listen to factual accounts, fictional portrayals can bring personalities to life – one of the reasons everyone loves a good biopic. 1,034 more words
Snapshots: Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 104 pages
Published January 14th 2014 by Chronicle Books
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In exuberant verse and stirring pictures, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create an extraordinary portrait for young people of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker, the woman who worked her way from the slums of St.