Today in History: Joséphine Baker conquers Paris in 1925

A single evening made ​​her a star. On October 7, 1925, Josephine Bakers, the American-born French dancer, singer and actress, electrifies her French audience with her performance in the “Revue Nègre” in the Théatre des Champs Elysées in Paris. Overnight, Baker delivered the “hot Charleston jazz” to the old world and thus began her unparalleled career.

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