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Marian Anderson Sings at Lincoln Memorial

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Published on Mar 26, 2010

Marian Anderson, contralto, was denied the right to perform at Constitution Hall by the DAR because of her color. Instead, and at the urging of Eleanor Roosevelt, Harold Ickes permitted her to perform at the Lincoln Memorial on April 9, 1939.

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License
  • Song

    • (a) The Star-Spangled Banner, (b) My Country, ‘tis of Thee
  • Artist

    • Marian Anderson
  • Album

    • Very Best of Marian Anderson
  • Licensed by

    • Koch Entertainment (on behalf of Musical Concepts), and 1 Music Rights Societies

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