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Anderson, Marian 1897-1993

Works: 1,081 works in 1,848 publications in 17 languages and 35,304 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Operas  Autobiographies  Songs and music  Music  Spirituals (Songs)  Hymns  Live sound recordings  Songbooks  Discographies 
Subject Headings: African American women 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Dedicatee, Vocalist, Narrator, Commentator, Interviewee, Translator, Other
Classifications: ML420.A6, 782.1
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Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Recording )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American anthem : songs and hymns by Denyce Graves( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of heartfelt songs and hymns commemorating the victims of our nation's tragedy [i.e. Sept. 11 terrorist attacks]. Net proceeds from the sale of this album will go to the American Red Cross"--Container
Spirituals by Marian Anderson( Recording )

23 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great album that shows how Anderson keeps true to her spiritual roots. Features a total of 30 tracks
The treasury of Negro spirituals by H. A Chambers( )

2 editions published between 1953 and 1963 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

35 traditionelle og 7 moderne spirituals, heraf 2 for mandskvartet (eller 1 stemme og klaver)
Schubert & Schumann Lieder by Marian Anderson( )

3 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five treasured recordings from the heritage of greatness on RCA Red Seal by Philadelphia Orchestra( Recording )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's got the whole world in his arms : spirituals by Marian Anderson( )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirituals( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas carols by Marian Anderson( Recording )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance features the legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson in her history-making Met debut role of Ulrica, the fortune-teller. At first her predictions are all good news. But who would believe the best friend of the king would actually murder him? Absurd. That's what the king (Jan Peerce) thinks. But he loves Amelia (Zinka Milanov), the wife of his friend Renato (Robert Merrill). And when Renato discovers them together, he joins the plot against the king. This is Verdian passion at its best
Aida's brothers & sisters : Black voices in opera by Jan Schmidt-Garre( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and current situation of African-American opera singers in America. Combines rare and contemporary footage of some of the greatest performers of the century and includes interviews with many notable black singers as well as opera company directors and critics
Producers' showcase : festival of music( Visual )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of virtuosa Marian Anderson from the time she sang spirituals as a child at the Union Baptist Church in Philadelphia to the beginning of her classical career in Europe in the 1930's, her return to the United States, her eventual appearance at the New York Metropolitan Opera in 1955 (the first black person to perform there), to her retirement in 1965, "a national treasure."
Farewell recital by Marian Anderson( Recording )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ch'io mai vi possa (Handel); The Spirit Song (Haydn); My Mother Bids Me Bind My Hair (Haydn); Suleika, OP. 14, No. 1 (Schubert); Lieheshotschaft (Schubert); Der Erlkonig, Op. 1 (Schubert); Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind (Quilter); The Plough Boy (Britten); Let Us Break Bread Together (Lawrence); Oh! What a Beautiful City (Boatner); Ride On, King Jesus (Burleigh); Done Foun' My Los' Sheep (Johnson); Lord, I Can't Stay Away (Hayes); He's Got the Whole World in His Hands (Forrest); Ungeduld, Op. 25, No. 7 Marian Anderson, contralto Franz Rupp, piano
Snoopy cat : the adventures of Marian Anderson's cat Snoopy by Frida Sarsen Bucky( )

6 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marian Anderson : a portrait in music by Marian Anderson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marian Anderson's performances from the two 1956 "Festival of Music" telecasts, as well as her previously unreleased appearance on the Ford 50th Anniversary Show are combined on this DVD with the previously released documentary, Marian Anderson on stage and at home (1950)."--Container
Marian Anderson album of songs and spirituals( )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My Lord, what a morning : an autobiography by Marian Anderson( Book )

22 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in 8 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anderson was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century. She became an important figure in the struggle for black artists to overcome racial prejudice in the United States during the mid-twentieth century. In 1939, she was refused permission to sing to an integrated audience in Constitution Hall. With the aid of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anderson performed an open-air concert on Easter Sunday on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. to a crowd of over 75,000 and a radio audience of millions
Alto rhapsody op. 53 by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1950 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathleen Ferrier, contralto
Marian Anderson, an annotated bibliography and discography by Janet L Sims-Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Marian Anderson
Alternative Names
Anderson, Marian.

Anderson, Marian 1902-

Anderson, Marian 1902-1993

Anderson, Marion.

Anderson, Marion 1897-1993


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Marian Anderson, an annotated bibliography and discographyWhen Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson : the voice of a centuryMy Lord, what a morning : an autobiographyMarian Anderson : a singer's journey100 most important women of the 20th centuryThe sound of freedom : Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the concert that awakened AmericaMarian Anderson