“You lose a lot of time, hating people.” Marian Anderson
Marian Anderson sings at the Lincoln Memorial to a crowd of approximately 75K after being denied the right to sing at Consititution Hall by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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 was a rich, vibrant contralto of intrinsic beauty.”
Marian Anderson – Contralto -Associated Links:
- Marian Anderson | Biography: https://www.biography.com/people/marian-anderson-9184422
- “Denied A Stage, She Sang for A Nation” | NPR: https://www.npr.org/2014/04/09/298760473/denied-a-stage-she-sang-for-a-nation
- Marian Anderson: Musical icon | PBS: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/eleanor-anderson/
- “Marian Anderson Sings at Lincoln Memorial” | HISTORY:Â http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marian-anderson-sings-at-lincoln-memorial
- Marian Anderson | FemBio: http://www.fembio.org/english/biography.php/woman/biography/marian-anderson
- Marian Anderson | Official Site: https://www.marian-anderson.com/about/biography/
- “A Photo Essay on Marian Anderson and Her Lincoln Memorial Concert” | Modern American Poetry: http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/s_z/taggard/anderson.htm
- “Voice of the Century” | The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/04/13/voice-of-the-century
- Marian Anderson | Daughters of the American Revolution: https://www.dar.org/national-society/marian-anderson
- Marian Anderson | Quotes | ThoughtCo: https://www.thoughtco.com/marian-anderson-quotes-3530137
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