Oscar Brown Jr.

Singer, Musical Artist

1926 – 2005

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Who was Oscar Brown Jr.?

Oscar Brown, Jr was an American singer, songwriter, playwright, poet, civil rights activist, and actor. He ran unsuccessfully for office in both the Illinois state legislature and the U.S. Congress. Brown wrote at least 1,000 songs, twelve albums, and over a dozen musical plays.

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Born
Oct 10, 1926
Chicago
Also known as
  • Oscar Brown, Jr.
  • Oscar Brown Jnr
  • Oscar Brown Jr
  • Oscar Brown
  • Brown, Oscar, Jr.
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Englewood Technical Prep Academy
Died
May 29, 2005
Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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