Ufuoma Essi, Southbank Centre: ‘Paul Robeson: A Life in Celebration’, 2020 series


Paul Robeson: A Life in Celebration

The Southbank Centre has hosted many influential musicians and artists over the years since it first opened in 1951, including one of the most interesting radical figures of the 20th century

In this podcast, Ufuoma Essi New Museum School Trainee at the Southbank Centre discusses Paul Robeson, who’s life was inspiring both on and off the stage. His life was one of solidarity, resistance and celebration.

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Image: Courtesy of the Southbank Centre Archive collection

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang