in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 2378 words.
Robeson, Paul (09 April 1898–23 January 1976), actor, singer, and civil rights activist, was born Paul Leroy Robeson in Princeton, New Jersey, the son of William Drew Robeson, a Protestant...