Definition of Johnson, James Weldon in US English:

Johnson, James Weldon

proper noun

  • (1871–1938) US writer, songwriter, and social activist. Originally a lyricist and then in the US consular service, he made many contributions to the Harlem Renaissance. Notable works include the novel The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912) and his autobiography, Along This Way, in 1933.

Pronunciation

Johnson, James Weldon

/ˈjänsən/