Mae E. Johnson

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Oklahoma, USA
Mae Johnson became well-known within the black entertainment world in the 1930's and 1940's. Mae Johnson started her career performing in Harlem nightclubs. She was a sensational personality who had a lot of sex appeal but with class. She was a great singer and all around wonderful entertainer. She started out with a small part in Earl Carroll's Artists and Models which got her a lot of attention. Mae said in an interview that Duke Ellington discovered her and told her if she went to New York she could take New York by storm, and he was right. Read more...