Paul Robeson


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United States bass singer and an outspoken critic of racism and proponent of socialism (1898-1976)

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A new radio documentary about Paul Robeson, centre, a hero of Welsh miners, reveals that he was suspected of being a Russian spy by MI5 and the FBI
In the person of Paul Robeson they truly were inseparable.
When I spoke to him I had to confess that I knew a bit about Paul Robeson and a bit about Billie Holiday, but nothing at all about the relationship between them.
Among the several things to commend in A Black Way of Seeing is the singular voice and perspective of Paul Robeson Jr.
When asked if he had met Robeson within party circles, Johnson replied: "I have met Paul Robeson a number of times in the headquarters of the national committee of the Communist Party.
We were there to celebrate the man who\inspired him - American civil rights activist Paul Robeson.
Grossman's Hear the Lambs a-Cryin', performed to Negro spirituals sung by Paul Robeson, was a series of tableaux with a story punctuated by rape and lynching.
Paul Robeson would never have agreed with Martin Duberman's cockeyed idea that he as a white homosexual was particularly qualified to write a definitive Robeson biography ["Writing Robeson," Dec.
The extraordinary achievements and impressive nobility of Paul Robeson (1898 - 1976) made an indelible imprint on the history of the twentieth century, and his unshakable belief in the oneness of humankind inspired people all over the world.
Paul Robeson -- Live at Carnegie Hall (Vanguard Compact Disc 72020) is a superb introduction to the great man for the still-wet-behind-the-ears crowd that knows nothing about him (scholar-athlete at Rutgers University, concert artist, civil rights activist, lawyer, actor).
But civil rights campaigner, actor and singer Paul Robeson was hounded by authorities on both sides of the Atlantic determined to prove he was a spy, according to new research.
THE life of actor, singer and civil rights campaigner Paul Robeson will be portrayed in a one-man show at Southport Arts Centre next week.
Even people who knew of Paul Robeson often discovered other, still hidden dimensions of his life.
Campaigners have called for a statue of American singer Paul Robeson who highlighted the plight of Welsh miners.
There may be nothing particularly unusual about such paternal advice but when your father is legendary American civil rights activist Paul Robeson and the "fight" involves taking on the establishment it is quite an ask.