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Marian Anderson: A Singers Journey: The First Comprehensive Biography
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Marian Anderson: A Singers Journey: The First Comprehensive Biography by Allan Keiler

Born in 1897, Marian Anderson fell in love with music at an early age. Almost a century later, The New York Times would declare that Miss Andersons place as the high priestess of American musicians, whatever their color, is not to be denied. Yet success did not come easy for this talented singer. Although in 1938 she would become the first African-American singer to perform at the White House, just one year later, the Daughters of the American Revolution denied Anderson use of their concert hall (instead, she performed for a crowd of 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial). But Anderson persevered, and her subsequent honors include a performance as the first African-American soloist at the Metropolitan Opera, the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award.<P>In the culmination of his lifelong fascination with Marian Anderson, Allan Keiler has superbly documented the life of this guarded public figure -- who is still enormously popular six years after her death (a collection of Andersons works, Spirituals, recently reached number nine on the Tower Records classical music chart). Now correcting errors that app

Author: Allan Keiler

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 448

Publisher: Scribner

Publication Date: 2000-02-22

Our Price: $3.89

ISBN: 0684807114

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