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Classical MPR: VocalEssence celebrates the legendary Marian Anderson

by John Birge, Classical Minnesota Public Radio February 15, 2013 ST. PAUL, Minn. — Marian Anderson is twice a legend: classical singer, and civil rights icon. When Toscanini first heard Marian Anderson in 1935, he said: “A voice like hers is heard only once in a hundred years.” But four years later, she was forbidden…  Read More