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Mr. Bojangles: The Biography of Bill Robinson.

Jim Haskins

Mr. Bojangles: The Biography of Bill Robinson.

by Jim Haskins

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Published by Welcome Rain Publishers in S.l .
Written in English


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A biography of the tap dancer who was the first black solo dancer to star in white vaudeville circuits for nearly thirty years.

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Open LibraryOL23058975M
ISBN 101566491134
OCLC/WorldCa43920588

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Bill "Bojangles" Robinson was the most famous of all African American tap dancers in the twentieth century. Born Luther Robinson in Richmond, Virginia, his parents, Maria and Maxwell Robinson, died in Young Bill was reared by his grandmother, Bedilia Robinson, who had been a slave. Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. In , a show entitled “Bojangles,” with a book by Douglas Jones and a score by Charles Strouse and the late Sammy Cahn, was being workshopped in various.


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