We want your feedback!
Click here
cover image of Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson

History Maker Biographies

by Jane Sutcliffe


Sign up to save your library

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

   Not today

True or False? Marian Anderson once received a standing ovation before she even sang her song. True! On January 7, 1955 Marian Anderson was the first black person to sing with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. The audience applauded for five minutes before she could start singing.

Publication Details

Lerner Publishing Group
Lerner Publications ™
Publication Date:
History Maker Biographies


  • Adobe PDF eBook 5.2 MB

Jane Sutcliffe (Author)

Jane Sutcliffe was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in the days when library fines were a penny. One of her earliest memories was the weekly trip to the local library with her father. She's loved books ever since. Her childhood was fairly average...

More about Jane Sutcliffe
Marian Anderson
Copy and paste the code into your website.