Marian Anderson Net Worth

Marian Anderson Biography

There is absolutely no information regarding her own children but she had a stepson James Fisher. Early Existence (Childhood): Born and was raised in Philadelphia,USA from parents John Berkley Anderson and Annie Delilah Rucker along with her two sisters Alice and Ethel. Interesting Information: She died due to congestive heart failing at age 96.The award has been founded by her name Marian Anderson Award to honour young singers. Achievement: Kennedy Middle Honors,Grammy Lifetime Accomplishment Award,Grammy Hall of Fame,NAACP Picture Award,Hall of Fame Award. Fisher.Who’s Marian Anderson: About the most and talented contralto opera,spiritual and celebrated singer from America who’s popular for having rich and radiant voice. Personal Lifestyle: Marian was wedded to her longtime architecture boyfriend Orpheus H.

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Quick Facts

Full NameMarian Anderson
DiedApril 8, 1993, Portland, Oregon, United States
EducationSouth Philadelphia High School
SpouseOrpheus H. Fisher
ParentsAnnie Delilah Rucker, John Berkley Anderson, My Lord, What a Morning, He's Got The Whole World In His Hands, Softly Awakes My Heart
SiblingsEthel Anderson, Alice Anderson
AwardsKennedy Center Honors, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Hall of Fame, NAACP Image Award – Hall of Fame Award, My Lord, What a Morning, He's Got The Whole World In His Hands, Softly Awakes My Heart
MoviesUpbeat in Music

Interesting Facts

1 Encyclopedias and biographies made during her lifetime, incorrectly report her birth year as 1902. Although her family declared 1897 as the correct date in her obituary when she died in 1993, the 1902 notion still occasionally finds its way into print.
2 Aunt of conductor James DePreist.
3 Aunt of James DePreist.
4 She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
5 Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 3, 1991-1993, pages 19-22. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001.
6 She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1986 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C.
7 Pictured on a USA 37¢ commemorative postage stamp in the Black Heritage series, issued 27 January 2005.
8 In 1939, the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) refused to give Ms. Anderson permission to sing a concert at their headquarters. When First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, a member of the organization, heard of this, she resigned in protest, and Marian Anderson was finally allowed to sing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where she gave an electrifying performance of Schubert's "Ave Maria", among other arias and songs.
9 Opera singer who also sang spirituals.
10 Charter member of the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1973.
11 Famous for her Lincoln Memorial concert in 1939.


1 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.



Michael Feinstein's American Songbook 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Great Debaters 2007 performer: "Begrüssung"
Joulubileet 1996 performer: "Ave Maria"


Marian Anderson 1991 TV Movie Herself
The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards 1991 TV Special Herself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1978 TV Movie Herself - Honoree
Evening at Pops 1974 TV Series documentary Herself
Stars for Israel 1967 TV Movie Herself
What's My Line? 1965 TV Series Herself - Mystery Guest
The March 1964 Documentary short Herself
A Tribute to John F. Kennedy from the Arts 1963 TV Movie Herself
Jo taukos leikki alla joulupuun... 1961 TV Movie Herself - Singer
Startime 1959-1960 TV Series Herself
America Pauses for the Merry Month of May 1959 TV Movie Herself
See It Now 1957 TV Series documentary Herself
Producers' Showcase 1954-1956 TV Series Herself
Person to Person 1954 TV Series documentary Herself
The Ford 50th Anniversary Show 1953 TV Movie Herself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1952 TV Series Herself
Upbeat in Music 1943 Documentary short Herself - Metropolitan Opera Singer
Marian Anderson: The Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Documentary short Herself

Archive Footage

The March 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself
Mysteries at the Monument 2013 TV Series Herself
FDR: A Presidency Revealed 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
Rhapsody in Black 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Century: America's Time 1999 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself - singing at the lincoln memorial
The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History 1999 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
Biography 1994 TV Series documentary Herself
The Great Depression 1993 TV Series documentary Herself

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