Definition of Robeson, Paul in English:

Robeson, Paul

proper noun

  • (1898–1976), American singer and actor; full name Paul Bustill Robeson. His singing of ‘Ol' Man River’ in the musical "Showboat" (1927) established his international reputation. His black activism and Communist sympathies led to ostracism in the 1950s.

Pronunciation

Robeson, Paul

/ˈrəʊbs(ə)n/