James P. Johnson

James P. Johnson bio

Birth Name: James P. Johnson

Occupation: Jazz Singer

Place Of Birth: New Jersey

Date Of Birth: February 1, 1894

Date Of Death: November 17, 1955

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

James P. Johnson was born on the 1st of February, 1894. He was best known for being a Jazz Singer. Best known for The Charleston and If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight). He contributed much to the development of ragtime and jazz.

James P. Johnson was born in New Jersey. He started out as a pianist in summer resorts, theatres, films, and nightclubs. He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

James P. Johnson was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James P. Johnson was born in 1890s.

James P. Johnson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


James’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


James P. Johnson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James P. Johnson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James P. Johnson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James P. Johnson was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James P. Johnson
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: James P. Johnson was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: James P. Johnson was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: James P. Johnson had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

James P. Johnson’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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