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Baker, Josephine
[premature obituary; corrected 12-9-42]; 4-16-75 [2] (Source: 1)

cast, singer, vocals, dancer

born: 03 Jun 1906 St. Louis, Missouri / state, USA Source: 2  

died: 12 Apr 1975 Paris, France Source: 2  
died: 12 Apr 1979 Source: 3  

date of Variety obit: 06 Dec 1918 (see note above)  
date of Variety obit: 25 Nov 1942 (see note above)  

perf: 1928 Parma, Italy (Reinach)  

The Music Sack has 47 items with information about Josephine Baker:


Indice Dei Nomi

p. 485-503 In:
Castaldo, Gino
Liperi, Felice
Storia della canzone Italiana
Introduzione di Gino Castaldo
Roma: RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1999, 543 p.

Number of People : 1,539



The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


Lacombe, Alain
Porcile, Francois
Les musiques du cinema francais
Alain Lacombe [and] Francois Porcile
Paris: Bordas, 1995, 328 p.

Number of People : 170

More Details : (1 Section)


Nomi Citati Nella Cronologia

p. 581-637 In:
Vetro, Gaspare nello
Teatro Reinach 1871-1944 : gli spettacoli musicali opere concerti operette
Parma: Comune di Parma - Archivo storico Teatro Regio, 1995, 653 p.

Number of People : 4,465


Walker-Hill, Helen S.
Music by black women composers
A bibliography of available scores
By Helen Walker-Hill
Chicago: Center for Black Music Research Columbia College, 1995, 110 p.
      (Series: CBMR Monographs; 5)

Number of People : 135


Rubiner, Julia M.
Contemporary musicians volume 10
Edited by Julia M. Rubiner
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1994, 307 p.

Number of People : 64


Monceaux, Morgan
Marsalis, Wynton
Jazz : my music, my people
By Morgan Monceaux
Foreword by Wynton Marsalis
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994, 64 p.

Number of People : 38


Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


Indice Dei Nomi

p. 337-341 In:
Paliotti, Vittorio
Storia della canzone napoletana
Roma: Netwon Compton editori, 1992, 343 p.

Number of People : 445


Dillaz, Serge
La Chanson sous la troisieme republique 1870-1940 : Avec un dictionnaire des auteurs, compositeurs, interpretes
Paris: Tallandier, 1991, 314 p.

Number of People : 247


Barlow, William
Looking up at down
The emergence of blues culture
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989, 404 p.

Number of People : 83


Rust, Brian
Debus, Allen G.
The complete entertainment discography from 1897 to 1942
Second edition
Brian Rust and Allen G. Debus
New York: Da Capo Press, 1989, 794 p.

Number of People : 488


Cunningham, Lyn Driggs
Haines, Teri
Jones, Jimmy
Sweet, hot and blue : St. Louis' musical heritage
By Lyn Driggs Cunningham and Jimmy Jones
Index by Teri Haines
Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 1989, 245 p.

Number of People : 102


Bottet, Beatrice
Salachas, Gilbert
Le guide de la chanson
Gilbert Salachas, Beatrice Bottet
Paris: Syros Alternatives, 1989, 168 p.

Number of People : 298


Noyer, Alain-Pierre
Dictionnaire des chanteurs francophones de 1900 a nos jours
900 biographies d'interpretes 6,000 titres de chansons
Paris: Conseil International de la Langue Francaise, 1989

Number of People : 1,076


Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


Fleouter, Claude
Un siecle de chansons
Preface de Renaud
Paris: Puf, 1988, 264 p.

Number of People : 292


Floyd, Samuel A. Jr.
Black music biography : an annotated bibliography
White Plains, New York: Kraus International Publications, 1987

Number of People : 87

 1986 Source: 3

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


Calvet, Louis-Jean
Brunshwig, Chantal
Klein, Jean-Claude
Cent ans de chanson francaise
Nouvelle edition
Par Chantal Brunshwig, Louis-Jean Calvet et Jean-Claude Klein
Paris: Editions du Seuil, 1984

Number of People : 341


Discography : performers and groups

p. 307 In:
Dahl, Linda
Stormy Weather
The music and lives of a century of jazz women
By Linda Dahl
New York: Pantheon Books, 1984, 371 p.

Number of People : 287


Applebaum, Stanley
Camner, James
Stars of the American musical theater in historic photographs
361 portraits from the 1860s to 1950.
Edited by Stanley Applebaum and James Camner
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1981

Number of People : 408


Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


Sauvage, Marcel
Baker, Josephine
Ich tue, was mir passt : Vom Mississippi zu d. Folies Bergere.
(Les memoires de Josephine Baker, dt.)
Ungekurzte Ausg.
Aufgeschrieben von Marcel Sauvage.
Frankfurt am Main: Fischer-Taschenbuch-Verlag 1980. 141 S.
       Mit Ill.
      (Series: Fischer-Taschenbucher; 2472)

Number of People : 1


Kuhn, Dieter
Josephine : Aus d. offentl. Biographie d. Josephine Baker.
Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp 1980. 160 S.
       Mit Ill.
      (Series: Suhrkamp-Taschenbucher; 587)

Number of People : 1

 1980 Source: 1


The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


Bouillon, Jo
Baker, Josephine
Ich habe zwei Lieben ... (Josephine, dt.)
Berlin: Henschelverlag 1980. 370 S.
       Mit Ill.
       Note: Lizenzausgabe d. Scherz-Verl., Bern, Munchen.

Number of People : 1


Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


Bouillon, Jo
Baker, Josephine
Josephine (Josephine, schwed.)
Malmo, Tubingen, Zurich: Bergh 1978. 300 S.

Number of People : 1


Baker, Josephine
Ausgerechnet Bananen (Josephine, dt.)
Vollst. Taschenbuchausg.
Munchen, Zurich: Droemer-Knaur 1978. 350 S.
      (Series: Knaur-Taschenbucher; 520)
       Note: Lizenzausg. d. Scherz-Verl., Bern, Munchen.

Number of People : 1


Baker, Josephine
Bouillon, Jo
Ausgerechnet Bananen : Autobiographie.
(Josephine, dt.)
Zusammengestellt u. vervollstandigt von Jo Bouillon.
Bern, Munchen: Scherz 1976. 411 S.

Number of People : 1


Bouillon, Jo
Baker, Josephine
Paris: Laffont 1976. 413 S.
       Mit 16 Taf.
      (Series: Collection Vecu)

Number of People : 1


Kuhn, Dieter
Josephine : Aus d. offentl. Biografie d. Josephine Baker.
Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp 1976. 159 S.
       Mit Ill.

Number of People : 1


Index to music necrology : 1975 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1976, p. 736

Number of People : 165


Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962

 1974 Source: 2

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


Calvet, Louis-Jean
Brunshwig, Chantal
Klein, Jean-Claude
100 ans de chanson francaise
Par Chantal Brunshwig, Louis-Jean Calvet et Jean-Claude Klein
Paris: Editions du Seuil, 1972

Number of People : 478


Baker, Josephine
"Venisem la Bucuresti cu un strut" ... (Interviu)
TeatruL 15 (1970), Nr. 3, S. 106-107.

Number of People : 1


Charpentreau, Jacques
Vernillat, France
Dictionnaire de la chanson francaise
Par France Vernillat et Jacques Charpentreau
Paris: Larousse, 1968, 256 p.

Number of People : 437


Beart, Guy
Brassens, Georges
Halimi, Andre
On connait la chanson
Prefaces de Georges Brassens et Guy Beart
Paris: La Table Ronde, 1959

Number of People : 114


Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662

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