When Marian Sang

When Marian Sang

The True Recital of Marian Anderson, the Voice of A Century

Book - 2002
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An introduction to the life of Marian Anderson, extraordinary singer and civil rights activist, who was the first African American to perform at the Metropolitan Opera, whose life and career encouraged social change.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, c2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780439269674
Branch Call Number: YS B AND
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 x 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Selznick, Brian - Illustrator


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Marian Anderson sang all over the world, but she wasn’t allowed to sing in Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., because she was black. Instead, she sang on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in a concert that helped bring about the Civil Rights movement. Picture book format.


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