Elisabeth Welch

Feb 27, 1904

Bio: Elisabeth Welch was a black American actress/singer who followed in the footsteps of her contemporaries Adelaide Hall, Josephine Baker, Paul Robeson, and Buddy Bradley, making her way from the United States to a major career in England. Born and raised in New York City, she studied for the stage and made her debut in the theatrical revue Blackbirds of 1928. She… More


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