Definition of Johnson, James Weldon in 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/