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Marian Anderson

History Maker Biographies

by Jane Sutcliffe

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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

Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint:
Lerner Publications ™
Publication Date:
2008
Series:
History Maker Biographies

Format

  • 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...

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