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Josephine Baker a star at the age of 20, Paris

Josephine Baker dans son nightclub « Chez Josephine » 40 rue Fontaine, Paris 9e, qui a ouvert le 19 décembre 1926 In Power of Pride p. 31

Josephine Baker was first married at the age of 13 in St. Louis. At the age of 19 she left NYC, with a song and dance troop, and headed off to Paris to find artistic and personal freedom in France. She became a song and dance phenom, and major celebrity. At the age of 25, she bought the largest chateau in a suburb just west of Paris. In later years, she became a freedom fighter and activist. Read more about her in my book.

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