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Marian Anderson


About Marian Anderson
Marian Anderson (1897-1993), contralto, was a world-renowned interpreter of art songs and spirituals. Her repertoire included hundreds of arias in German, Italian, English, French, Finnish, Spanish, Swedish, Portuguese, and other languages. Renowned composers such as Harry T. Burleigh, Florence Price, and Jan Sibelius created works specifically for her. Her active career spanned from the 1920s to the 1970s, although she officially retired from the stage in 1965. More...

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