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Bill “Bojangles” Robinson

b. 25 Might 1878, Richmond, Virginia, USA, d. 25 November 1949. As a kid Robinson worked well in race stables, medical a desire to become jockey. He danced for fun as well as for the entertainment of others, 1st showing up on stage at age eight. 3 years later on …

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