Definition of Marian Anderson

1. Noun. United States contralto noted for her performance of spirituals (1902-1993).

Exact synonyms: Anderson
Generic synonyms: Contralto

Lexicographical Neighbors of Marian Anderson

Margot
Marguerite
Marguerite Radclyffe Hall
Mari
Mari El
Maria
Maria Callas
Maria Luigi Carlo Zenobio Cherubini
Maria Magdalene von Losch
Maria Meneghini Callas
Maria Mitchell
Maria Montesorri
Maria Tallchief
Mariah
Marian
Marian Anderson (current term)
Mariana
Mariana Islands
Mariana Trench
Marianas
Marianne
Marianne Craig Moore
Marianne Moore
Mariavite
Maricopa
Marie
Marie's ataxia
Marie's disease
Marie-Robinson syndrome
Marie-Strumpell disease

Literary usage of Marian Anderson

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Read & Understand, Nonfiction Grades 4-6 by Tekla N. White, Marilyn Evans, Evan-Moor Corporation (1999)
"Marian Anderson Marian Anderson was the first African American to sing a ... Marian Anderson, 1897-1993 Music was Anderson's favorite subject in school. ..."

2. Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis (2007)
"When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson by Pam Ryan Munoz Marian Anderson is best known for her historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial in ..."

3. An African American Miscellany: Selections from a Quarter Century of by Library Company Of Philadelphia (1996)
"His 1938 painting of Marian Anderson won a prize at the 1939 exhibit of the Beaux Arts Club, an association of black ..."

4. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"Associated Publishers, 1935. op ANDERSON, MARIAN: Vehanen, Kost Marian Anderson, a Portrait. Whittlesey House, 1941. Very inadequate but the only ..."

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