La Vie Creative

EP 65: Paris History Avec a Hemingway (Josephine Baker)

December 07, 2020 Krystal Kenney Episode 65
La Vie Creative
EP 65: Paris History Avec a Hemingway (Josephine Baker)
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La Vie Creative
EP 65: Paris History Avec a Hemingway (Josephine Baker)
Dec 07, 2020 Episode 65
Krystal Kenney

There were many American expats filling the streets of Paris in the 1920’s but there was one that did it with an extra panash and made an immediate impression.  Josephine Baker was a woman ahead of her time and blazed her own path from the streets of St Louis to the stages of Paris.

Josephine Baker grew up on the streets of St Louis dancing for spare change before at the age of 15 she head to New York and became the highest paid chorus girl in Vaudeville. Shortly after she headed to Paris and was an immediate success on the stage of the Theatre Champs Elysees making a mark with her exotic moves and costumes. 

She would go onto become a member of the Resistance, entertain the troops and adopt 12 children from around the world creating her own family, her “Rainbow Tribe”. 

Listen to her entire story in this weeks newest episode of La Vie Creative - Paris History Avec A Hemingway. 

More info and photos: https://www.claudinehemingway.com/paris-history-avec-a-hemingway-podcast-1

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Show Notes

There were many American expats filling the streets of Paris in the 1920’s but there was one that did it with an extra panash and made an immediate impression.  Josephine Baker was a woman ahead of her time and blazed her own path from the streets of St Louis to the stages of Paris.

Josephine Baker grew up on the streets of St Louis dancing for spare change before at the age of 15 she head to New York and became the highest paid chorus girl in Vaudeville. Shortly after she headed to Paris and was an immediate success on the stage of the Theatre Champs Elysees making a mark with her exotic moves and costumes. 

She would go onto become a member of the Resistance, entertain the troops and adopt 12 children from around the world creating her own family, her “Rainbow Tribe”. 

Listen to her entire story in this weeks newest episode of La Vie Creative - Paris History Avec A Hemingway. 

More info and photos: https://www.claudinehemingway.com/paris-history-avec-a-hemingway-podcast-1

Support Claudine on Patreon and get more of Paris and all her stories and benefits like discounts on her tours, custom history and exclusive content  https://www.patreon.com/bleublonderouge

facebook https://www.facebook.com/BleuBlondeRouge

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/claudinebleublonderouge/

Sign up for the weekly Blue Blonde Rouge newsletter  https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5e8f6d73375c490028be6a76

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