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Marian Anderson

Author: Marian AndersonDante J JamesJuan WilliamsAvery BrooksWETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)All authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [1998], ©1991.
Series: White star.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Marian Anderson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marian Anderson; Dante J James; Juan Williams; Avery Brooks; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 1561278513 9781561278510
OCLC Number: 40652721
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, Rick Malkames; editor, Anthony Black; narrator, Avery Brooks.
Performer(s): Narrated by Avery Brooks.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: White star.
Responsibility: WETA, Washington, D.C. ; produced by Dante J. James ; written by Juan Williams.

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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."

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