Record ID:
35672767 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • n 80064276
  • 18980409
  • Princeton (N.J.)
  • 19760123
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Associated with:
  • United States London (England)
Fields of activity:
  • Musicals Theater Motion pictures
  • Singers Actors Civil rights workers
  • Activists
Used for:
  • Robson, Polʹ, 1898-1976
  • Robeson, E. (Goode) Paul Robeson, Negro, 1930
  • Paul Robeson's last days in Philadelphia, c1986 p. 1 (Paul Bustill Robeson)
  • Paul Robeson [SR] p1989 label (Paul Robeson) insert (Paul Leroy Robeson, b. 8-9-1898 [sic], d. 1-76)
  • New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Robeson, Paul; b. 4-9-1898, Princeton, N.J., d. 1-23-76, Philadelphia, Pa.; bass-baritone and actor)
  • Baker, 8th ed. (Robeson, Paul (Bustill); b. 4-9-1898, Princeton, N.J., d. 1-23-76, Philadelphia; American bass and actor)
  • Internet Movie Database WWW site, May 7, 2013 biography (Paul Robeson; actor, singer, activist; married Eslande Cardozo Goode in 1921; attended Rutgers University beginning in 1915 and Columbia University's law school; film debut, Body and Soul in 1925; performed in Showboat and Othello in London and spent most of his time singing and performing in England throughout the 1930s; activist personally involved with the civil rights affairs of the Welsh miners; founder of Progressive Party, an independent political party; his passport withdrawn for nearly ten years due to his refusal to deny accusations of an affiliation with Communist Party; final acting performance in Othello at Stratford-on-Avon in 1959; awards include College Football Hall of Fame in 1995; Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998)
  • African American National Biography, accessed September 10, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database (Robeson, Paul; Paul Leroy Robeson; stage / screen actor, civil rights activist, concert singer; born 09 April 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States; scholarship, Rutgers College (later Rutgers University) (1915); elected to Phi Beta Kappa; twice named football All-America (1917 and 1918); LLB degree from Columbia University Law School (1923); performed at Carnegie Hall (1925); introduced to socialism by George Bernard Shaw (1928); lived in Europe (1930s); returned to the United States (1939); joined the Pan-Africanist Council on African Affairs; awarded Spingarn Medal (1945) from NAACP; addressed the World Peace Congress in Paris (1949); remains the only two-time All-American not in the College Football Hall of Fame; died 23 January 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
Local system number:
  • (AuCNL)269162
  • 000000676779
  • abv00976634
  • (AU-CaAIA)XX182176
Cataloguing source:
Authentication code:
  • kin