SPADOLINI & JOSEPHINE BAKER

Spies with licence to dance

Josephine herself tells us of her secret war: enrolled by the French secret services as the Second World War broke out, she is given the task of bringing information of vital importance transcribed on the music sheet with invisible ink … Spadolini as well is involved in the anti-Nazi Resistance. In an article published in 2007, Jean-François Crance remembers “…his war [was] generous, dangerous, reckless!”