+    Marian Anderson    Famous African American    Singer
+   “Almost from the time she was    born, Marian Anderson loved to                 sing.”
+    “As a young girl in Philadelphia, she       was part of her church choir.”
+     Marian sang gospel songs and    spirituals. People saw her talent.
+     Marian could not afford to pay for    voice lessons but her church helped            pay for some of them.
+    She sang so well, her music teacher      agreed to give her free lessons.
+ Marian gave her first professional concert  in New York City at age 23. Some people  didn’t think it was good enough and...
+     She sang at a special dinner and the    audience enjoyed the performance and         Marian began singing again.
+ “Because Marian was black, she faced  many serious challenges as a performer.
+    Once Marian wasn’t allowed in a       music hall where she was to    perform. Some people were upset.
+           A president’s wife, Eleanor    Roosevelt, invited Marian to give a concert      in front of the Lincoln Memori...
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Marian anderson

  1. 1. + Marian Anderson Famous African American Singer
  2. 2. + “Almost from the time she was born, Marian Anderson loved to sing.”
  3. 3. + “As a young girl in Philadelphia, she was part of her church choir.”
  4. 4. + Marian sang gospel songs and spirituals. People saw her talent.
  5. 5. + Marian could not afford to pay for voice lessons but her church helped pay for some of them.
  6. 6. + She sang so well, her music teacher agreed to give her free lessons.
  7. 7. + Marian gave her first professional concert in New York City at age 23. Some people didn’t think it was good enough and made her want to give up singing.
  8. 8. + She sang at a special dinner and the audience enjoyed the performance and Marian began singing again.
  9. 9. + “Because Marian was black, she faced many serious challenges as a performer.
  10. 10. + Once Marian wasn’t allowed in a music hall where she was to perform. Some people were upset.
  11. 11. + A president’s wife, Eleanor Roosevelt, invited Marian to give a concert in front of the Lincoln Memorial where 75,000 people came to listen.

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