was a woman with lots of surprises up her sleeve; in World War II, she even smuggled secret messages for the French Resistance on her sheet music.
Caravantess biography of Josephine Baker
does a good job of presenting the different sides of Baker's life as a dancer, spy, and activist.
: Image and Icon edited by Olivia Lahs-Gonzales (Reedy Press 9 x 11 90 color and b/w photographs and illustrations 159 pages hardcover 35.00 978-1-933370-02-6) was created to celebrate the 100th birthday of the legendary jazz performer.
Growing up, Stevenson remembers going with her to Los Angeles to see Josephine Baker
, and James Baldwin in the '60s when he spoke at Stanford University.
COQUETRY, debauchery, celebrity might be the most descriptive words to evoke the Paris that Josephine Baker
encountered when she arrived there in the 1920's.
Mark Fitzpatrick, GVA Grimley; Paul Brocklehurst, Catesby Property Group; Carl Durrant, GVA Grimley; Chris Maxim, King Sturge; Kenny Allan, CBRE; John Sambrooks, DTZ; Steve Rowan, Atis Real; Nathan Cumberlidge, DTZ; Peter Monks, Atis Real; Alex Hanna, Lambert Smith Hampton; Andy Hartwright, Savills; Carl Durrant, GVA Grimley; Ranjit Gill, Atis Real; Andrew Southern, Catesby; Les Balla, Bigwood; Geoffrey Burcher, Chivers; Mark Fitzpatrick, GVA Grimley, with Caroline Mills, Atis Real; Steve Smith, Benniman Group; Richard Meering, M3; Andy Lee, Catesby Property Group; Josephine Baker
, M3; David Willmer and Tesni Rutherford, both GVA Grimley
Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Josephine Baker
, Henry O.
Manning has won a Tony for his choreography, been honored by the government with numerous awards for his contribution to our national heritage, starred in movies and performed with Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Billie Holiday, the Nicholas Brothers and Josephine Baker
They include Miles Davis, Richard Pryor, Jesse Owens, Josephine Baker
, Asa Philip Randolf, and Allan Rohan Crite.
's first appearance before the motion picture camera as "star" was, by most accounts, a disheartening experience for the famous African American performer.
The Destiny's Child star, 25, avoided any slip-ups with the banana skin mini that was a nod to 20s US dancer Josephine Baker
We also got to see Josephine Baker
at the Folies Bergeres!