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Marian Anderson at the Eastman Theatre: The Transformation Begins

[Eastman Theater, Photo: David Kramer 12/4/20 from At least 17 recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize visited Rochester] Except where indicated, all other images provided by Michael Nighan. Born in near-poverty in Philadelphia in 1897, through innate talent and sheer force of will, contralto Marian Anderson became what legendary conductor...
ROCHESTER, NY
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Penn Museum to Present ‘Marian Anderson: Her Story in Style’ Event

The Penn Museum and the National Marian Anderson Museum & Historical Society will host an event in celebration of the civil rights activist and first Black person to perform at the Metropolitan Opera, Marian Anderson. The CEO of the National Marian Anderson Museum & Historical Society, Jillian Patricia Pirtle, will...
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Marian Anderson Young Artist Program: Apply by 4/20

Overview: In memory of world-renowned contralto and Philadelphia-daughter, Marian Anderson, Play On Philly launches the Marian Anderson Young Artist Program which supports students, also known as Anderson Artists, in their musical studies through private lessons, individual advisement, instrument loans, and college and career counseling. Young musicians who are selected to...
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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Marian Anderson and Albert Einstein’s unexpected friendship

American Masters Multimedia Producer Cristiana Lombardo recounts how Marian Anderson and Albert Einstein crossed paths, forming a long-lasting friendship. Though Einstein openly condemned racism toward Black Americans, likening their experience to the antisemitism he faced in Germany, his private journals from the early 1920s also reflect xenophobic views. Despite her...
PRINCETON, NJ
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Marian Anderson sculpture project is now seeking an artist

Planners behind the drive to erect a sculpture of Marian Anderson in her hometown are casting about for potential artists and, for the first time, have outlined a detailed timeline for completion of the project. On Sunday — the 125th anniversary of Anderson’s birth — the project will begin soliciting...
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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Marian Anderson sculpture project is now seeking an artist

PHILADELPHIA — Planners behind the drive to erect a sculpture of Marian Anderson in her hometown are casting about for potential artists and, for the first time, have outlined a detailed timeline for completion of the project. On Sunday — the 125th anniversary of Anderson's birth — the project...
PHILADELPHIA, PA