Biography Of Josephine Baker.

Learn the biography of the famous Josephine Baker

Early Life

Josephine's Mother was Carrie Mcdonald. She was a laundress and she never married Josphine's father, Eddie Carson.

Josephine had dropped out of school early and got married at the age of 13 to Willie Wells. When that marriage ended she got married at the age of 15 to Will Baker in 1921. When she left that marriage. She kept his name.

She was born June 3, 1906.

Public Life

After a year performing with the Jones family band and the Dixi Steppers, She went to new york where she got a part in the chours for Shuffle Along, The first successful black musical. She went to paris in 1925. She became famous while singing and dancing in La Revue Negre.

She died April 12, 1975, Paris, France.

In my opinion......

Josephine Baker was an important for her singing and dancing and other wonderful talents. If she were alive today. She would be my hero.

Interesting Facts About Josephine Baker.

Josephine Baker was also called "Black Venus," "Black Pearl," and "Creole Goddess. Baker was bozo for animals. La Baker had a cheetah named Chiquita (who wore a diamond collar) a chimpanzee, a parakeet, a snake, a pig, a goat, some dogs, and several husbands..

The Habits Of Josephine Baker.

The Habit that Josephine Baker showed me was Sharpen The Saw. Because she spent time with her family and friends when she was in her carreer
Chasing a Rainbow: The Life of Joséphine Baker