Paul Robeson Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Paul Robeson

This Biography is about one of the best Civil Rights Activist Paul Robeson including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Paul Robeson
Real Name Paul Robeson
Profession Civil Rights Activists, Devotional Singers, Lawyers & Judges
Nick Name Paul Leroy Robeson
Famous as Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist
Nationality American
Personal Life of Paul Robeson
Born on 09 April 1898
Birthday 9th April
Died At Age 77
Sun Sign Aries
Born in Princeton, New Jersey, U.S
Died on 23 January 1976
Place of death Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S
Grouping of People African American Actors, African American Men, African American Singers, African Americans, Black Actors
City New Jersey
Ideology Republicans
Family Background of Paul Robeson
Father William Drew Robeson
Mother Maria Louisa Bustill
Siblings William Drew, Jr. (born 1881), Reeve (born c. 1887), Ben (born c. 1893), Marian (born c. 1895)
Spouse/Partner Eslanda Goode Robeson (m. 1921-1965)
Education Somerville High School, Rutgers University (1915-1919), Columbia Law School (1919-1923)
Awards 1952 – USSR International Stalin Prize 1980 – Academy Award for best short documentary
Personal Fact of Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson was one of the most talented and outstanding African-American singers and actors. A multi-talented man, he started his career as an athlete by serving as the football player for the Rutgers University. Simultaneously, he made his international debut in singing and acting in theatre and films. Not limiting his indulgences to just artistic endeavours, he played a quintessential role in political activism and actively advocated against Spanish Civil War, fascism, and social injustice.

His radical thought on anti-communalism and anti-imperialism led him to be blacklisted from the country. However, he did not give up on his struggle for equality and continuously voiced out and lashed the supporters of social injustice. He was ripped off his passport which did not allow him to perform outside America but this did not affect him as he continued to publish his thoughts, views and opinion in a periodical, criticizing U. S. policies.

It was only later in his life that he secluded from public appearance due to health concerns. Robeson was bestowed with a number of prestigious awards posthumously for his contributions as an actor and activist.

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