Aida Overton Walker
|Aida Overton Walker|
Walker in 1907
February 14, 1880|
|Died||October 11, 1914
New York, NY
|Known for||Dancing and Choreographing (Performing)|
Aida Overton Walker (14 February 1880 – 11 October 1914), also billed as Ada Overton Walker and as "The Queen of the Cakewalk", was an African-American vaudeville performer and wife of George Walker. She appeared with her husband and his performing partner Bert Williams, and in groups such as Black Patti's Troubadours. She was also a solo dancer and choreographer for vaudeville shows such as Bob Cole, Joe Jordan, and J. Rosamond Johnson's The Red Moon (1908) and S. H. Dudley's His Honor the Barber (1911).
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- Obituary in The Freeman, October 17, 1914.
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