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Directed by brian gibson with lynn whitfield, rubén blades, david dukes, louis gossett jr born poor in st louis, missouri, josephine baker achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic, erotic performances. Josephine baker was born in a poor, black ghetto of st louis, missouri, on june 3, 1906, to twenty-one-year-old carrie macdonald her mother hoped to be a music hall dancer but was forced to make a living as a laundress olive-skinned eddie carson, her father, was a drummer for vaudeville shows. Find josephine baker bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on allmusic - towering entertainer, expert at chanson, racial. Josephine baker (june 3, 1906 - april 12, 1975) was an american expatriate entertainer and actress she became a french citizen in 1937 most noted as a singer, baker also was a celebrated dancer in her early career.
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