George Johnson

Singer, Musical Artist

1846 – 1914

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Who was George Johnson?

George Washington Johnson was a singer and pioneer sound recording artist, the first African-American recording star of the phonograph.

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Born
Oct 1, 1846
Virginia
Also known as
  • Johnson, George
  • George W. Johnson
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Jan 23, 1914
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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