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MARIAN ANDERSON - PROGRAM SIGNED CIRCA 1937 - HFSID 76498

MARIAN ANDERSON Marian Anderson signs a concert program Program signed: "Marian Anderson," 8p, 7x10¼. In Spanish, no place, 1937 August 15. A "Concierto Popular" presented by "La Organización de Conciertos Iriberri y L.R.I Radio El Mundo" picturing the contralto on the cover.

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MARIAN ANDERSON
Marian Anderson signs a concert program
Program signed: "Marian Anderson," 8p, 7x10¼. In Spanish, no place, 1937 August 15. A "Concierto Popular" presented by "La Organización de Conciertos Iriberri y L.R.I Radio El Mundo" picturing the contralto on the cover. The popular concert included Negro spirituals. The words to all her songs are printed in the program in Spanish. Marian Anderson (1899-1993), a contralto who sang both operas and spirituals, began her concert career in 1924 and debuted with the Philadelphia Philharmonic in 1925. In 1939, the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to allow Anderson, a Black American, to perform in Washington, D.C.'s Constitution Hall. In response, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt resigned from the D.A.R. and arranged for a concert at the Lincoln Memorial. Anderson, the first Black performer to debut with New York's Metropolitan Opera (1955), later became a permanent member of the company. The late conductor Arturo Toscanini commented of Anderson, "A voice like hers comes once in a century." In 2005, she was honored on a 37-cent postage stamp. Worn and toned. Staples at left edge. Signature lightly but legible. Otherwise, fine condition.

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