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Marian Anderson (I) (1897–1993)

Marian Anderson was born on February 27, 1897, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was the first of three sisters in the family. Her father, named John Anderson, was a salesman at a railroad station. Her mother, named Anna Anderson, was a schoolteacher. From the age of six, Anderson sang in the choir of the United Methodist Church, where she became... See full bio »

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(age 96) in Portland, Oregon, USA

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 2010 Michael Feinstein's American Songbook (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Best Band in the Land (2010) ... (performer: "America" - uncredited)
 2007 The Great Debaters (performer: "Begrüssung")
 1996 The Christmas Party (performer: "Ave Maria")
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I suppose I might insist on making issues of things. But that is not my nature, and I always bear in mind that my mission is to leave behind me the kind of impression that will make it easier for those who follow.

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