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Marian Anderson

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Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson has been played on NTS in shows including The Slip, featured first on 4 March 2015. Songs played include Poor Me and Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child.

Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993) was an African-American contralto best remembered for her performance on Easter Sunday, 1939 on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

Anderson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She joined a junior church choir at the age of six, and applied to an all-white music school after her graduation from high school in 1921, but was turned away because she was black. The woman working…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Poor Me
Marian Anderson
BMG, RCA Victor Red Seal1999
Poor Me
Marian AndersonBMG, RCA Victor Red Seal1999
Discogs
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Marian Anderson
Rhino Records2001
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Marian AndersonRhino Records2001
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