American contralto.- Marian Anderson
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Private art university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
After graduating from South Philadelphia High School in 1921, Black contralto Marian Anderson tried to apply to the Philadelphia Musical Academy but was turned away because she was "colored."
Concert hall located at 1776 D Street NW, near the White House in Washington, D.C. It was built in 1929 by the Daughters of the American Revolution to house its annual convention when membership delegations outgrew Memorial Continental Hall.
In 1939, the DAR denied African-American singer Marian Anderson the opportunity to sing at the Hall, causing First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to resign her membership in protest.
Established in 1917 by Julius Rosenwald and his family for "the well-being of mankind."
Hundreds of grants were disbursed to artists, writers and other cultural figures, many of whom became prominent or already were, including photographers Gordon Parks, Elizabeth Catlett, Marion Palfi, poets Claude McKay, Dr. Charles Drew, Augusta Savage, anthropologist and dancer Katherine Dunham, singer Marian Anderson, silversmith Winifred Mason, writers Ralph Ellison, W.E.B. Du Bois, James Weldon Johnson, psychologists Kenneth and Mamie Clark, dermatologist Theodore K. Lawless, and poets Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou and Rita Dove.
Lineage-based membership service organization for women who are directly descended from a person involved in the United States' efforts towards independence.
In 1939, they denied permission for Marian Anderson to perform a concert.
Concert hall located at 36 Wigmore Street, London.
During its early period, the Hall attracted great musicians like Artur Schnabel, Peter Arnold, Pablo Sarasate, Percy Grainger, Myra Hess, Arthur Rubinstein, Vladimir Rosing, Alexander Siloti, Camille Saint-Saëns, Jascha Spivakovsky, Max Reger and Marian Anderson (who performed there in 1933).
The Kennedy Center Honors are annual honors given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture.
1978 – Marian Anderson, Fred Astaire, George Balanchine, Richard Rodgers, and Arthur Rubinstein
He was the nephew of contralto Marian Anderson.
U.S. national memorial built to honor the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.
In 1939, the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to allow the African-American contralto Marian Anderson to perform before an integrated audience at the organization's Constitution Hall.
Genre of Christian music that is "purely and solely the creation" of generations of Black Americans, which merged African cultural heritage with the experiences of being held in bondage in slavery, at first during the transatlantic slave trade—the largest and one of the most inhumane forced migrations in recorded human history, and for centuries afterwards, through the domestic slave trade.
He coached African-American soloists, such as Marian Anderson, as solo classical singers.
Co-ed youth development organization.