Legendary African Americans: The Life of Marian Anderson: Diva and Humanitarian, 1st Edition

  • Andrea Broadwater
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766062899
  • ISBN-13: 9780766062894
  • DDC: 782.1092B2
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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At a time in history when many doors were closed to African Americans, Marian Anderson, with the power of her magnificent voice, triumphed over racial barriers. Andrea Broadwater's spirited profile breathes new life into Anderson's inspiring story. During a career that spanned four decades, this quiet, proud woman lifted herself out of poverty and obscurity to become a world-famous singer.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Town Hall—A Leap Forward.
2: Baby Contralto.
3: Singing Lessons.
4: Marian Fever Abroad.
5: Once in a Hundred Years.
6: An Easter Sunday Concert.
7: Married Life.
8: A Dream Comes True.
9: Ambassador and Delegate.
10: Farewell.
11: Remembering the Lady from Philadelphia.
Music by Marian Anderson.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.