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The voice that challenged a nation

Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights

by Russell Freedman

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Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans,
  • Civil rights,
  • African American singers,
  • Singers,
  • Contraltos,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Russell Freedman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3930.A5 F73 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24744143M
    ISBN 100618159762
    ISBN 109780618159765
    LC Control Number2003019558
    OCLC/WorldCa53797147

    Russell Freedman Nonfiction For ages 12 and up Clarion Books, ISBN: From the time when she was a very little girl Marian Anderson loved to sing, and because she sang beautifully and because her voice had a wide range, she was soon a valued member of her church choir.   Freedman, Russell. THE VOICE THAT CHALLENGED A NATION: MARIAN ANDERSON AND THE STRUGGLE FOR EQUAL RIGHTS. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

    The Voice That Challenged a Nation | A Newbery Honor Book "A voice like yours," celebrated conductor Arturo Toscanini told contralto Marian Anderson, "is heard once in a hundred years." This insightful account of the great African American vocalist considers her life and musical career in the context of the history of civil rights in this : Clarion Books. "The Voice That Challenged A Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights" is a book about Marian Anderson and her journey as an African American singer during segregation. Russell Freedman uses numerous quotes throughout the book that allowed me to get a real feeling for who Marian Anderson was/5(78).

      The Voice that Challenged a Nation Award winning author Russell Freedman published this biography of African American vocalist Marian Anderson in I selected it as background to the novel that I'm working on and was not disappointed. The Sibert Medal Book, A Newbery Honor Book, and A Best Book for Young Adults (YALSA). Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights.


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She had played the major cities in Europe, appeared before filled-to-capacity halls throughout the US, and been welcomed at the White House, but famous contralto Marian Anderson was turned down by Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

The Daughters of the American Revolution, headquartered there, stood by their "white artists only" policy and wouldn't let her perform.

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