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Marian Anderson : a singer's journey

Author: Allan Keiler
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of one of America's greatest singers and a seminal figure in the American civil rights movement uncovers the life of the first African American soloist at the Met.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keiler, Allan.
Marian Anderson.
New York : Scribner, ©2000
(OCoLC)607450930
Online version:
Keiler, Allan.
Marian Anderson.
New York : Scribner, ©2000
(OCoLC)607734217
Named Person: Marian Anderson; Marian Anderson; Marian Anderson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Keiler
ISBN: 0684807114 9780684807119
OCLC Number: 42009449
Notes: "A Lisa Drew book."
Description: 447 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Childhood in South Philadelphia (1897-1915) --
The Struggle for Education (1915-1921) --
Touring with Billy King (1921-1928) --
London (1928) --
The Judson Years (1929-1930) --
Berlin and Scandinavia (1930-1931) --
"Marian Fever" (1932-1934) --
Fame in Europe (1934-1935) --
A Hurok Artist (1935-1939) --
The Concert at the Lincoln Memorial (Easter Sunday, 1939) --
Marriage and Career (1939-1943) --
Postwar Years (1943-1952) --
On the World Stage (1952-1958) --
Retirement (1959-1993).
Responsibility: Allan Keiler.

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