Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson (HM1JRK)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19146 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 56.587', W 75° 10.47'

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World-renowned contralto. As a child she sang in this church. Toured Europe & U.S. starting in the 1930s. Her concert at the Lincoln Memorial, 1939, drew 75,000 people. First African-American in Metropolitan Opera, 1955. Delegate to UN, 1958. Died 1993.
Year Placed1933
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 9:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 485092 N 4421458
Decimal Degrees39.94311667, -75.17450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.587', W 75° 10.47'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 35.22" N, 75° 10' 28.2" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1911 Fitzwater St, Philadelphia PA 19146, US
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