Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson

by Jane Sutcliffe
     
 

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True or False: Marian Anderson was the first black person to sing with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

True! On January 7, 1955 Marian Anderson had her big night. The audience applauded for five minutes before she could start her song.

-She became famous in Europe before she was well known in the United States.
-She sang before 75,000 people at

Overview

True or False: Marian Anderson was the first black person to sing with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

True! On January 7, 1955 Marian Anderson had her big night. The audience applauded for five minutes before she could start her song.

-She became famous in Europe before she was well known in the United States.
-She sang before 75,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday, 1939.
-She opened many opportunities for other African American singers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760786437
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/25/2007
Series:
History Maker Biographies Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
1,138,996
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.19(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jane Sutcliffe has written numerous books for children. For Lerner she has written the History Makers Bios titles Paul Revere, Amelia Earhart, Chief Joseph, Juan Ponce de León, George S. Patton Jr., and others. Her On My Own Biographies titles include Helen Keller and Jesse Owens.

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