Paul Robeson For Beginners

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Paul Robeson For Beginners

Paul Robeson For Beginners Paul Robeson despite being one of the greatest Renaissance figures in American history still remains in relative anonymity An exceptional scholar lawyer athlete stage and screen actor linguist

  • Title: Paul Robeson For Beginners
  • Author: Paul Von Blum Elizabeth Von Blum
  • ISBN: 9781934389812
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Paperback
  • Paul Robeson, despite being one of the greatest Renaissance figures in American history, still remains in relative anonymity An exceptional scholar, lawyer, athlete, stage and screen actor, linguist, singer, and civil rights and political activist, he performed brilliantly in every professional enterprise he undertook Few humans have achieved his levels of excellence inPaul Robeson, despite being one of the greatest Renaissance figures in American history, still remains in relative anonymity An exceptional scholar, lawyer, athlete, stage and screen actor, linguist, singer, and civil rights and political activist, he performed brilliantly in every professional enterprise he undertook Few humans have achieved his levels of excellence in one field, much less several Any serious treatment of civil rights history and radical politics as well as American sports, musical, theatrical, and film history must consider the enormous contributions of Paul Robeson And yet, Paul Robeson remains virtually unknown by millions of educated Americans People typically know him for only one, if any, of the major successes of his life the concert singer best known for Old Man River, the star of Shakespeare s Othello on Broadway in the early 1940s, the political activist blacklisted for his radical views and activism during the era of McCarthyism in the 1950s Paul Robeson For Beginners is here to demystify and bestow light and long overdue credence to the life of this extraordinary American.

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    1. Paul on said:

      Who was Paul Robeson? He was a lot more than just the singer of "Ol' Man River."A native of Princeton, NJ, Robeson received a four-year athletic scholarship to Rutgers College. He was twice named All-American in football, and also played basketball, baseball and track. Graduating as class Valedictorian (an member of Phi Beta Kappa), Robeson attended, and graduated from, Columbia Law School. His attempt at a legal career did not go well. Robeson continued to play semi-pro football on the weekends [...]

    2. Kevin on said:

      I didn't know who Paul Robeson was and this book put all his accomplishments together very nicely.

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