Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson
1898 - 1976

Paul Robeson  American Singer

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Paul Robeson was previously married to Eslanda Robeson (1921 - 1965).

Paul Robeson was in relationships with Uta Hagen and Fredi Washington.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Dating2 - - -
Married1 44 years, 11 months - -
Total3 44 years, 11 months 14 years, 11 months -

Details

First Name Paul
Middle Name Leroy
Last Name Robeson
Full Name at Birth Paul Leroy Robeson
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th April, 1898
Birthplace Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Died 23rd January, 1976
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Weight 219lbs (99 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University Rutgers
Occupation Text Singer (spirituals, international folk, musicals, classical), actor, social activist, lawyer, athlete
Occupation Singer
American Football Position End
Music Genre Vocal, Religious
Music Style Gospel, Traditional Pop, Traditional Gospel, Religious
Music Mood Cathartic, Earnest, Refined/Mannered, Brooding, Elegant, Theatrical, Poignant, Somber, Rousing
Instrument Songwriter, Vocals

Paul Leroy Robeson ( ROHB-sən; April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an American bass baritone concert artist and stage and film actor who became famous both for his cultural accomplishments and for his political activism. Educated at Rutgers College and Columbia University, he was a star athlete in his youth. He also studied Swahili and phonetics at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London in 1934. His political activities began with his involvement with unemployed workers and anti-imperialist students whom he met in Britain and continued with support for the Republican cause in the Spanish Civil War and his opposition to fascism. In the United States he became active in the Civil Rights Movement and other social justice campaigns. His sympathies for the Soviet Union and for communism, and his criticism of the United States government and its foreign policies, caused him to be blacklisted during the McCarthy era.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Paul Robeson77 AriesSinger
American
Eslanda Robeson69 SagittariusWriter
American
Uta Hagen84 GeminiActress
German
Fredi Washington90 CapricornActress
American

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Paul Jr.MaleEslanda Robeson

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Tales of Manhattan1942LukeMovie
The Proud Valley1940DavidMovie
Jericho1937Cpl. Jericho JacksonMovie
King Solomon's Mines1937UmbopaMovie
Big Fella1937JoeMovie
Show Boat1936JoeMovie
Song of Freedom1936John 'Johnny' ZingaMovie
Sanders of the River1935BosamboMovie
The Emperor Jones1933Brutus JonesMovie
Borderline1930Pete - a NegroMovie
Camille1926Alexandre Dumas filsShort Film
Body and Soul1925His Brother Sylvester, Rev. Isaiah T. JenkinsMovie
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