She still continued to captivate audiences of all ages. Louis, Missouri , U. During her time in the Harlem Renaissance arts community, one of her relationships was with Blues singer Clara Smith. The Hungry Heart First ed. Notes were written in invisible ink on Baker's sheet music. Icons of Black America: Baker continued to influence celebrities more than a century after her birth.
The stated reason was Baker's health since she was recovering from another case of pneumonia but the real reason was to continue helping the Resistance.
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Retrieved 18 November These venues included the Jazzland, Booker T. Winchell responded swiftly with a series of harsh public rebukes, including accusations of Communist sympathies a serious charge at the time. The engagement was a rousing success, and reestablished Baker as one of Paris' preeminent entertainers. Josephine's Incredible Shoe and the Blackpearls Volume 1.