Marian Anderson

United States contralto noted for her performance of spirituals (1902-1993)
Syn: ↑Anderson
Instance Hypernyms: ↑contralto

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Marian Anderson [Marian Anderson]
(1902–93) a US singer. In 1939 she was prevented from entering a hall to give a concert by the ↑Daughters of the American Revolution because she was black, so she gave a free concert from the steps of the ↑Lincoln Memorial. In 1955, she became the first black singer to perform at the ↑Metropolitan Opera in New York.

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  • Marian Anderson — 14. Januar 1940 Fotografie von Carl van Vechten, aus der Van Vechten Collection der Library of Congress …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Marian Anderson — Nombre real Marian Anderson Nacimiento 27 de febrero de 1897 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Marian Anderson — en 1940 Marian Anderson est une contralto américaine née à Philadelphie (Pennsylvanie) aux États Unis, le 27 février 1897, et morte à Portland le 8 avril 1993 …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Marian Anderson — ➡ Anderson (III) * * * …   Universalium

  • Marian Anderson: the Lincoln Memorial Concert — is a 1939 documentary film which documents a concert performance by African American opera singer Marian Anderson after the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) had her barred from singing in Washington D.C. s Constitution Hall because she… …   Wikipedia

  • ANDERSON (M.) — Marian ANDERSON 1897 1993 Bien sûr, il y a le mythe et une vie entière consacrée à la lutte pour l’égalité des droits civiques. L’Amérique d’avant guerre n’est pas tendre pour ces Noirs qui ont la témérité de revendiquer leur part de Constitution …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Marian (given name) — Marian is a given name, either derived from Marius (male) or Maria (female). Male: Marian Foik (1933–2005), Polish athlete Marián Gáborík, Slovak professional ice hockey player Marián Hossa, Slovak professional ice hockey player Marian Moszoro… …   Wikipedia

  • Marian — ist ein in Europa maskuliner, in den USA beidgeschlechtlicher Vorname und ein Familienname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Namenstag 3 Varianten 4 Namensträ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anderson — (auch Andersson, Andersen, Anderssen, Andrewson und viele andere Varianten) ist ein alter christlicher Nachname. Herkunft Ursprünglich kam der Name in Skandinavien und Schottland vor, wo er aus Badenoch am Oberlauf des Spey stammt und in den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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