Marian Anderson


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Noun1.Marian Anderson - United States contralto noted for her performance of spirituals (1902-1993)
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While in Curtis, he won first prize in the Marian Anderson International Singing Competition in Philadelphia.
Betts travels from the farthest reaches of the Milky Way to California's Soledad Prison in poems that juke with linguistic ease through a catalogue of heroes dear to the poet's heart, including Zora Neale Hurston, Katherine Dunham, Gwendolyn Brooks, Marian Anderson, La Lupe, Tina Turner, W.
The back will feature prominent individuals in the civil rights movement including opera singer Marian Anderson, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.
Before him was the beloved Marian Anderson, whose historic 1955 Met debut as Verdi's Ulrica came toward the end of a distinguished and groundbreaking career.
In 1939, singer Marian Anderson performed a concert at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.
I thought of Marian Anderson as I read Bishop Edward Braxton's very personal reflection on racism (Page 17) and Catholic scholars' discussions of racism and police violence (Pages 1 and 30).
When Marian Anderson was famously refused permission to sing to an integrated audience at Washington's DAR Constitution Hall in 1939, Bethune called the White House to intervene, setting the stage for Anderson's subsequent performance at the Lincoln Memorial before a crowd of 75,000.
Directs "The Kennedy Center Honors," honoring Fred Astaire, Marian Anderson and George Balanchine among others.
Many of them were celebrities, like the singer Marian Anderson, but Baldwin was encouraged not to see them as celebrities but as his cultural ancestors.
DISCOVERED AT AGE 11 DURING A SCHOOL CONCERT, Bridgette Cooper has since invited comparisons to opera legend Marian Anderson with performances in iconic productions including Porgy and Bess and Showboat, American Theater of Harlem's Picnic and Raisin in the Sun.
17, 1902--Contralto singer Marian Anderson became an internationally renowned concert artist and the first African American to sing a lead role at the Metropolitan Opera.
Historically, events at the memorial have more of a connection with the building, such as the 1939 Marian Anderson concert, which took place at the Lincoln Memorial after she was prohibited from performing at Constitution Hall because of the color of her skin; President Harry Truman's 1947 Civil Rights speech; and Dr.