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Video thumbnail: American Masters How racism affected Marian Anderson's vocal classification

American Masters

How racism affected Marian Anderson's vocal classification

Though Marian Anderson could sing both high and low notes, she was billed as a contralto.

How racism affected Marian Anderson's vocal classification

Video thumbnail: American Masters Marian Anderson overcame discrimination with Danbury farm

American Masters

Marian Anderson overcame discrimination with Danbury farm

Anderson bought her beloved farm in Danbury, CT, with her husband, Orpheus Fisher.

Marian Anderson overcame discrimination with Danbury farm

Video thumbnail: American Masters Marian Anderson's love of fashion and shoes

American Masters

Marian Anderson's love of fashion and shoes

Marian Anderson had a vast collection of couture clothing.

Marian Anderson's love of fashion and shoes

Video thumbnail: American Masters Marian Anderson's singing recalls America's racial unrest

American Masters

Marian Anderson's singing recalls America's racial unrest

"Crucifixion" recalled the racial unrest Marian Anderson saw during her time in Chicago.

Marian Anderson's singing recalls America's racial unrest

Video thumbnail: American Masters Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands

American Masters

Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands

Explore the life of the famous singer who became an icon for the civil rights movement.

Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands

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