Marian Anderson

    Marian Anderson

    • Marian Anderson
    Marian Anderson

    Marian Anderson

    • Marian Anderson

    Marian Anderson

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    Sometime I Feel Like a Motherless ChildMarian Anderson
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    My Soul's Been Anchored in the LordMarian Anderson
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    'Siciliana' (Sung in German)Marian Anderson
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    When Night Descends, Op. 4, No. 3Marian Anderson
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    He's Got the Whole World in His HandsMarian Anderson

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        Marian Anderson was an opera singer. A contralto, she sang both opera and spirituals, beginning her concert career in 1924 and at first concentrating on Europe. In 1939, she became a cause c+¬l+¿bre of the civil rights movement when she was banned by the Daughters of the American Revolution from singing in Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. The First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, resigned from the DAR in protest and arranged for Anderson to sing at the Lincoln Memorial instead. An... Read more

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