- Marian Anderson was an American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century
|Born:||27 February 1897 Comment |
|When did Marian Anderson die? / Died||08 April 1993|
|How many years did Marian Anderson live? / Lived||96 years|
Marian Anderson Net worth 2022 (estimated)
|How much is Marian Anderson worth?||Not disclosed yet. Comment|
Marian Anderson facts
- Music critic Alan Blyth said: "Her voice was a rich, vibrant contralto of intrinsic beauty
- " Most of her singing career was spent performing in concert and recital in major music venues and with famous orchestras throughout the United States and Europe between 1925 and 1965
- Although offered roles with many important European opera companies, Anderson declined, as she had no training in acting
- She preferred to perform in concert and recital only
- She did, however, perform opera arias within her concerts and recitals
- She made many recordings that reflected her broad performance repertoire of everything from concert literature to lieder to opera to traditional American songs and spirituals
- Between 1940 and 1965 the German-American pianist Franz Rupp was her permanent accompanist
- Anderson 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, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) refused permission for Anderson to sing to an integrated audience in Constitution Hall
- The incident placed Anderson into the spotlight of the international community on a level unusual for a classical musician
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