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BILL ROBINSON


BILL ROBINSON


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: “Bojangles”
 
 
Description: Dancer, actor
Known For: Jerry Jeff Walkers 1968 folk song "Mr. Bojangles" is often thought to be about Robinson himself.
 
Instruments: Vocals
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=879
 
Date Born: 25th May 1878
Location Born: Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
 
Date Died: 25th November 1949
Location Died: United States of America
Cause Of Death: Heart failure
Memorial: Robinson is buried in the Cemetery of the Evergreens in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Summary: Better known today for his dancing with Shirley Temple in a series of films during the 1930s.
 
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