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Paul Robeson, singer, actor and civil rights campaigner, dies – archive, 24 January 1976

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Paul Robeson, singer, actor and civil rights campaigner, dies – archive, 24 January 1976

The Guardian - Philip Hope-Wallace

Paul Robeson, the singer and actor who died yesterday, aged 77, had been living in seclusion in Philadelphia for about 11 years. In the mid-1930s Robeson first expressed an interest in politics. He showed an admiration for Communism after making a concert tour of the Soviet Union. In January 1947 he …

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