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Marian Anderson | Dec. 30, 1946


Marian Anderson made her Met debut as Ulrica in Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera. She

Marian Anderson, Lyndon B. Johnson December 6, 1963 White House, Washington DC

Shirley Verrett (left), Marian Anderson, Grace Bumbry (right) January 31

Opera singer Marian Anderson in front of photo of her 1939 free concert at the Lincoln Memorial given after the DAR barred her fr.

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Singer Marian Anderson, denied use of a DAR hall because of her race, giving

Marian Anderson, ca. 1946

Portrait of Marian Anderson by Yousuf Karsh, Photograph, 1945

Opera Singer Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson acting on stage during the Metropolitan Opera production of Un Ballo in Maschera,


MARION ANDERSON (February 27, 1897) - Opera singer; first African American member of the New York Metropolitan Opera (1955).

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Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. Music critic Alan Blyth said "Her voice ...

Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson in Japan. “

Marian Anderson; standing from left to right: Jessye Norman, James Levine, Kathleen

Marian Anderson posing with her mother on the occasion of her Metropolitan Opera début as Ulrica

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Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson (1940s)

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Marian Anderson in 1940, by Carl Van Vechten. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Marian Anderson: A Voice That Shattered Barriers

Marian Anderson 1898, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Photographer: Strawbridge & Clothier Photographic Studios

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Inspirational #quote from 1994 Inductee Marian Anderson highlighting the importance of investing in those around

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Contralto Marian Anderson with University Musical Society President Charles and Alva Gordon Sink, 1959

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Marian Anderson the Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939

In 1939, at the Lincoln Memorial, Anderson became a figure of quasi-political power.

Marian Anderson by Aaron Douglas circa 1920

Marian Anderson was awarded the University of Pennsylvania Glee Club Award of Merit in 1973.

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Marian Anderson, African American Vocalist, African American History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine

Anderson in 1920

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American singer Marian Anderson (1997 - 1993) smiles as she sits at a table

Marian Anderson sings at the Lincoln Memorial. Photo credit to history.com

An instantly eye-catching portrait of American contralto Marian Anderson. #woman #tiger

The Groundbreaking Black Singer Whose Voice Inspired Martin Luther King Jr. - Broadly

1938 photograph from Life Magazine of Marian Anderson, opera singer. (Gibbes Museum of

... Marian Anderson wore a bright orange jacket, which recently joined the collections of the National Museum of African American History and Culture ((Carl ...

The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America: Raymond Arsenault: Amazon.com: Books

Anniversary of Marian Anderson's Lincoln Memorial concert: 75 years since she sang in a fur coat in Washington.

Spirituals: He's Got the Whole World in his Hands

Marian Anderson, Leontyne Price April 10, 1965 Metropolitan Opera House, New York,

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Marian Anderson: A SINGER'S JOURNEY (Music in American Life): Allan Keiler: 9780252070679: Amazon.com: Books

Anderson entertains a group of overseas veterans and WACs on the stage of the San Antonio Municipal Auditorium, 1945. Via Wikimedia Commons.

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People: Warwick to receive Marian Anderson Award


Photo of Marian Anderson Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images


Photo of Marian Anderson Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

If you're out for a drive on the hills in Danbury, Connecticut's west side, you might come across a residential street called Marianna Farm Drive.

American contralto opera singer Marian Anderson (1897 - 1993) speaks with her hand beneath

When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson: Pam Munoz Ryan, Brian Selznick: 9780439269674: Amazon.com: Books

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Marian Anderson singing at Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., April 9 before 75,000 persons

Anderson christens Liberty ship SS Booker T. Washington, 1942

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Marian Anderson performing at the DAR Constitution Hall. “

Musical artists singer Marian Anderson (1897 - 1993) and pianist Van Cliburn (center

... before the triumphant 1939 concert, Marian Anderson was one of the ...

Marian Anderson Scholar Artists In Performance

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... discuss the work I did for Tower Records back in the 9T's without sharing a few shots from the photo shoot I did with the incredible Marian Anderson.

Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen: Marian Anderson and Spiritual Transmission

Marian Anderson receives the Spingarn Medal from Eleanor Roosevelt

Marian Anderson sings at the Lincoln Memorial. Photo credit to npr.org.

Marian Anderson, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt & Broadcaster, Edward R. Murrow

Marian Anderson Greeted by Haitian President Paul Magloire - Hue Magazine, March, 1954

Patrick McCoy of Examiner.com: 'Kennedy Center names J'nai Bridges recipient of 2012 Marian Anderson award'

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What a triumphant day for the National Marian Anderson Museum. We were humbly honored to co-host this historic event with the United States Department of ...

Marian Anderson rehearsing with conductor Leonard Bernstein prior to a June 1947 concert at Lewisohn Stadium, the former Doric-colonaded amphitheater at the ...

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Canadian-born artist Albert Slark created this full-color oil portrait of Marian Anderson from a circa 1934 black-and-white photograph.

On January 7, 1955 Marian was the first African American to perform with the Metropolitan Opera.

Marian's parents were devout Christians and would always be active in the Union Baptist Church. Her aunt Mary was a very active member of the church's ...

... Marian Anderson and Harold L. Ickes (shaking hands) were ...

Marian Anderson (1897-1993) was a pioneering opera singer, the first African