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RR Auction Marian Anderson Pioneering African-American contralto

RR Auction Marian Anderson

Pioneering African-American contralto (1897–1993) best remembered for her memorable 1939 performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let her perform for a racially mixed audience at Constitution Hall. Vintage matte-finish 5 x 6.5 photo, signed in fountain pen, “Sincerely, Marian Anderson.” In fine condition, with a trivial corner tip ding to top left. RRAuction COA.

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Posted by on July 16, 2012 in Marian Anderson

 

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