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Anderson, Marian

Syllabification: An·der·son, Marian
Pronunciation: /ˈandərsən
 
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Definition of Anderson, Marian in English:

( 1897–1993), US opera singer. Initially barred from giving concerts in the US because of racial discrimination, she gained international success during several European tours 1925–35. Her US career flourished from 1936; in 1955, she became the first black singer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.

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