Top Marian Anderson Albums
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Lebendige Vergangenheit - Marian Anderson (Vol.2)
Lebendige Vergangenheit - Marian Anderson
Softly Awakes My Heart
Prima Voce: Marian Anderson, Vol. 2
Snoopycat - The Adventures of Marian Anderson's Cat Snoopy
Recent Marian Anderson NewsHonoring Marian Anderson, 75 Years After Her Historic Concert - Fri, 11 Apr 2014
Seventy-five years ago, on April 9th, 1939 (Easter Sunday), African-American opera and gospel singer Marian Anderson performed at the Lincoln Memorial after being barred by the Daughters of the American Revolution from singing at Constitution Hall because of her race.
Marian Anderson's Lincoln Memorial concert attire donated to Smithsonian - Thu, 10 Apr 2014
Marian Anderson dress donated to Smithsonian
Denied a stage, Marian Anderson sang for a nation - Wed, 09 Apr 2014
Seventy-five years ago, on April 9, 1939, as Hitler's troops advanced in Europe and the Depression took its toll in the U.S., one of the most important musical events of the 20th century took place on the National Mall in Washington. There, just two performers, a singer and a pianist, made musical -- and social -- history.
Students Honor African-American Singer Marian Anderson - Fri, 11 Apr 2014
The life of one of the most celebrated African-American singers of the 20th century is being remembered in Washington. This month marks the 75th anniversary of a groundbreaking concert by Marian Anderson. The performance transformed her into an important figure in the struggle against racial prejudice in the United States. The high school students came to pay tribute to a singer who helped ...
The message of Marian Anderson's Lincoln Memorial concert - Wed, 09 Apr 2014
On April 9, 1939, singer Marian Anderson sang before 75,000 fans in Washington, D.C. in a concert that predated rallies that would shape the civil rights movement decades later.
Related Information for Marian Anderson» Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993) was an African-American contralto best remembered for her performance on Easter Sunday, 1939 on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.Anderson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She joined a junior church choir at the age of six, and applied to an all-white music school after her graduation from high school in 1921, but was turned away because she was black.
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