Watching Snake-hips Johnson at the Cafe de Paris
Impression by Feliks Topolski for The Sketch magazine in their regular series on Cabaraets of Wartime London, of Kenrick Reginald Hijmans Johnson (1914 – 1941), known as Ken "Snakehips" Johnson, jazz band leader and dancer. He was a leading figure in black British music of the 1930s. He and his band had a residency at the Café de Paris. He was killed, along with 33 other people, when the club was directly hit by a bomb during the Blitz on 8 March 1941.
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