WorldCat Identities

Anderson, Marian 1897-1993

Works: 1,118 works in 1,910 publications in 17 languages and 35,593 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Songs and music  Music  Spirituals (Songs)  Excerpts  Hymns  Songbooks  Gospel music  Operas 
Subject Headings: African American women 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Dedicatee, Vocalist, Interviewee, Commentator, Narrator, Translator, Other
Classifications: ML420.A6, 927.8
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Spirituals by Marian Anderson( )

29 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marian Anderson performs 21 of her favorite spirituals including He's got the world world in his hand, Let us break bread together, Nobody knows the trouble I've seen
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Recording )

41 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in 8 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 617 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 )

22 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 578 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 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 30 well-known spirituals, arranged for voice and piano, and 6 modern compositions, 2 of which are arranged for male quartet
Schubert & Schumann Lieder by Marian Anderson( )

3 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas carols by Marian Anderson( Recording )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 187 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 )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alto rhapsody : op. 53 (after Goethe's Herzreise im Winter) by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1951 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great singers, 1909-1938 by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

11 editions published in 1989 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 153 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."
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 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 126 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
A masked ball by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

4 editions published in 1955 in Italian and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marian Anderson album of songs and spirituals( )

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

Songs by Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Strauss, Haydn( Recording )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Marian Anderson
When Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson : the voice of a centuryMy Lord, what a morning : an autobiographyMarian Anderson : a singer's journeyThe sound of freedom : Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the concert that awakened America100 most important women of the 20th centuryMarian AndersonMarian Anderson : a great singer
Alternative Names
Anderson, Marian.

Anderson, Marian 1902-

Anderson, Marian 1902-1993

Anderson, Marion.

Anderson, Marion 1897-1993


Fischer Marian 1897-1993

Fischer, Marian Anderson 1897-1993

Fisher, Marian Anderson.

Fisher, Marian Anderson 1897-1993

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