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Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker 1950.jpg
Baker in Havana, Cuba, 1950
Born Freda Josephine McDonald
3 Juin 1906(1906-06-03)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.[1][2]
Died 12 Aprile 1975(1975-04-12) (aged 68)
Paris, Fraunce
Cause o daith
Cerebral hemorrhage
Restin place
Monaco Cemetery[3][4]
Residence Roquebrune, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,[5] (French Riviera), Fraunce
Naitionality French
Thrift Ceevil richts activist, spy, vedette, actress-dancer–sangster
Years active 1921–75
Hauf-marrae(s)
  • William Wells (m. 1919–20)
  • William Baker (m. 1921–25)
  • Jean Lion (m. 1937–38)
  • Jo Bouillon (m. 1947–61)
Pairtner(s) Robert Brady (1973–75)
Childer 12; includin Jean-Claude Baker
Muisical career
Genres Cabaret, muisic haw, French pop, French jazz
Instruments Vocals
Labels Columbia, Mercury, RCA Victor

Josephine Baker (born Freda Josephine McDonald; 3 Juin 1906 – 12 Aprile 1975) wis a French vedette, sangster an enterteener, whase career wis centred primarily in Europe, maistly in her adoptive kintra o Fraunce.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Josephine Baker (Freda McDonald) Native of St. Louis, Missouri". Retrieved 6 Mairch 2009. 
  2. "About Art Deco – Josephine Baker". Victoria and Albert Museum. Retrieved 6 Mairch 2009. 
  3. Verany, Cedric (1 November 2008). "Monaco Cimetière: des bornes interactives pour retrouver les tombes". Monaco Matin. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  4. "Visite funéraire de Monaco". Amis et Passionés du Père-Lachaise. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  5. Baker, Jean-Claude (1993). Josephine: The Hungry Heart (First ed.). New York: Random House. ISBN 0679409157.