Tag Archives: Singer

Nina Simone

Nina Simone

Nina Simone was one of the foremost singer/songwriters and Civil Right activists of her generation, revolutionizing the music genre as well as the African-American voice.

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Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson was one of the greatest singers of the 20th Century, but it was her dignity in the face of racial prejudice which confirmed her legacy in the United States.

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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker is a name that is synonymous with the 1920s cultural high life. She lived in a time of immense social, political and cultural change and was at the forefront of the “jazz baby” movement in the US and Europe, with her immensely colorful performances, provocative costumes and very distinctive singing voice.

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