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J. Rosamond Johnson (1873–1954)

J. 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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Do the Right Thing Soundtrack
Keep Punching The Minister
Brewster McCloud Soundtrack
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 2021 Infinite (writer: "Lift Every Voice and Sing")
 2020 Homecoming 2020: Meet Me on the Yard (TV Special) (writer: "Lift Every Voice and Sing")
 2020 Antebellum (writer: "Lift Every Voice and Sing")
 2020 Lift Every Voice and Sing (Short) (music: "Lift Every Voice and Sing" (1905))
 2020 In Depth (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Highlights from BookTV's In Depth (2020) ... (lyrics: "Lift Every Voice and Sing" - uncredited)
 2019 Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (Documentary) (writer: "Lift Every Voice and Sing")
 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")
 1999 Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (Video) (writer: "Dem Bones" (Uncredited))
 1999 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Equinox, Part II (1999) ... (writer: "Dem Bones" - uncredited)
 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")
 1986 It's a Living (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Richie's Sculpture (1986) ... (writer: "Dem Bones" - uncredited)
 1983 The Man with Two Brains (music: "Under the Bamboo Tree" - uncredited)
 1981 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Karen Black/Cheap Trick/Stanley Clarke Trio (1981) ... (writer: "Under the Bamboo Tree" - uncredited)
 1974 That's Entertainment! (Documentary) (lyrics: "Under the Bamboo Tree" (1902) - uncredited)
 1970 Brewster McCloud (writer: "Lift Every Voice and Sing (Black National Hymn)")
 1961 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bobby Lauher (1961) ... (writer: "Under the Bamboo Tree" - uncredited)
 1951 The Great Caruso (music: "Under the Bamboo Tree" - uncredited)
 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") / (writer: "Lift Every Voice and Sing")
 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)
 1932 Trouble in Paradise (writer: "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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Other Works:

Stage Play: Cabin in the Sky. Musical fantasy. Music by Vernon Duke. Book by Lynn Root. Lyrics by John La Touche. Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin. Musical Director: Max Meth. Music orchestrated by Domenico Savino, Charles Cook, Fod Livingston and Nathan Van Cleve. Based on a story "Little Joe" by Lynn Root. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson... See more »

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Rosamond Johnson

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Brother of poet James Weldon Johnson.

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