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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker is remembered principally as a spirited entertainer, the glamorous “Josephine” who became the toast of France. But there was a great deal more to Josephine Baker. She was a great lover of life and of humanity, who devoted herself to making the world a more hospitable place and to securing a better future for its citizens. She was the role model for entertainers to stand up for their beliefs, and became a legend in the process.

A dancer, jazz singer, actress and a comedian all in one, Josephine Baker was the first black female entertainer to break through racial prejudice in Europe and the United States. Her acts were both outrageously funny and quite sexy. She was a star of stage, screen and recordings; Baker spent much of her life working tirelessly against prejudice, during World War II in Europe and the civil-rights era in America. She's still one of the most famous expatriates in American history, perfectly epitomizing the hedonistic abandon of the Jazz Age in Paris

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Chanson 1926-1953...
Charly Schallplatten GmbH
2006
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Les Légendes D'or
Charly Schallplatten GmbH
2001
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Josephine Baker 1927...
Charly Schallplatten GmbH
1998
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The Gold Collection
Charly Schallplatten GmbH
1998
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Star Of Les...
Charly Schallplatten GmbH
1997
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J'ai Deux Amours
Charly Schallplatten GmbH
1994
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