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Marian Anderson: A Voice Uplifted (Sterling Biographies)

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Synopsis:

Marian Andersons majestic voice mesmerized the nation—but her courage in confronting racism was even more inspirational. She became the first African-American to record spirituals for a major recording company, and the first to appear on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House. Victoria Garrett Jones tells her remarkable story, from Philadelphias poorest neighborhood to the worlds finest concert stages.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402758027
Subtitle:
A Voice Uplifted
Publisher:
Sterling
Author:
Jones, Victoria Garrett
Author:
Garrett Jones, Victoria
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Music
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Contraltos
Subject:
African American singers
Subject:
Anderson, Marian
Subject:
Singers
Subject:
Children s Activities-Music
Subject:
BG-ART/PHOTO/ARCH - BG-PHOTOGRAPHY
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Sterling Biographies®
Publication Date:
20080205
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 10

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Marian Anderson: A Voice Uplifted (Sterling Biographies)
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Marian Andersons majestic voice mesmerized the nation—but her courage in confronting racism was even more inspirational. She became the first African-American to record spirituals for a major recording company, and the first to appear on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House. Victoria Garrett Jones tells her remarkable story, from Philadelphias poorest neighborhood to the worlds finest concert stages.
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