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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, she became a citizen of France in 1937. Fluent in both English and French, Baker became an international musical and political icon. She was given such nicknames as the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and the "Créole Goddess".

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Stork Club - Controversies
... In 1951, Josephine Baker made charges of racism against the Stork Club after she ordered a steak and was apparently still waiting for it an hour later ... Kelly, who was at the club at the time, rushed over to Baker, took her by the arm and stormed out with her entire party ... The controversy grew when Baker accused Walter Winchell of being in the Cub Room at the time and not coming to her aid ...
Everybody Wants To Dance Like Josephine Baker
... A tribute to famed singer and dancer Josephine Baker, the song featured lead- and backing vocals by Marcia Barrett and a spoken part by Bobby Farrell ... The title was changed simply to "Josephine Baker", and it was backed with the song "Shame And Scandal" ... The single was a charity single in support of The Josephine Baker Children's Foundation ...
Folies Bergère - History
... careers of many French stars including Maurice Chevalier, Mistinguett, Josephine Baker, Fernandel and many others ... In 1926, Josephine Baker, an African-American expatriate singer, dancer, and entertainer, became an overnight sensation at the Folies Bergère when she performed the Danse sauvage ... In 1936, Derval brought Josephine Baker from New York to lead the review En Super Folies ...

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