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Rosamond Johnson (1873–1954)


Rosamond Johnson was born on August 11, 1873 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as John Rosamond Johnson. He was married to Nora Ethel Floyd. He died on November 11, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 Mr Selfridge (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... (writer: "Under the Bamboo Tree" - uncredited)
 2012 Transatlantic Coffee (writer: "Lazy Moon")
 2010 Our Family Wedding (music: "Lift Every Voice And Sing" - as John Rosamond Johnson)
 1993 Undercover Blues (writer: "Didn't He Ramble")
 1989 Do the Right Thing (lyrics: "Lift Every Voice and Sing") / (music: "Lift Every Voice and Sing")
 1983 The Man with Two Brains (music: "Under the Bamboo Tree" - uncredited)
 1974 That's Entertainment! (Documentary) (music: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited)
 1970 Brewster McCloud (writer: "Lift Every Voice and Sing")
 1944 Meet Me in St. Louis (music: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited)
 1944 Bowery to Broadway (writer: "Under the Bamboo Tree" - uncredited)
 1942 White Cargo (lyrics: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited) / (music: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited)
 1941 Ye Olde Minstrels (Short) (writer: "Lazy Moon" - uncredited)
 1940 Lillian Russell (lyrics: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited) / (music: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited)
 1939 Keep Punching (writer: "Lazy Moon" - as Johnson) / (writer: "Lift Every Voice and Sing" - as J. Rosamond Johnson)
 1937 This Is My Affair (music: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited)
 1936 Suzy (writer: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited)
 1935 Ah, Wilderness! (music: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited)
 1931 Pardon Us (lyrics: "Lazy Moon" (1903) - uncredited) / (music: "Lazy Moon" (1903) - uncredited)
 1930 Sunny (writer: "Oh! Didn't He Ramble" (1902) - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He played Lawyer Frazier in the original 1935 stage production of "Porgy and Bess", as well as the 1942 revival. He recreated his performance again on the 1951 3-LP Columbia Masterworks recording of the opera, the most complete recording of it made up to that time. See more »

Alternate Names:

J. Rosamond Johnson
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Trivia:

Brother of poet James Weldon Johnson.

Star Sign:

Leo

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