Lover Man

Room 8 - In 1946...Davis...studied dramatic art at the First Actor’s Group, in Hollywood... Disgusted after a few months of daily discrimination...he decided to settle in Paris for good. There he started a career as performer and singer, becoming famous with the song ‘Lover Man’ to which he owed his nickname. A friendly soft-spoken person, he manages to live happily on little in his small apartment on the Avenue Reille, occasionally hosting American friends like [Langston] Hughes on their visits to Paris...    

From Harlem to Paris: Black American Writers in France, 1840-1980, by Michel Fabre

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