Marian Anderson: The Woman Who Sang for a Nation

February is Black History Month. Let’s Learn about Marian Anderson. She was a famous singer. She broke barriers when she sang.

When Marian Anderson was a young girl, she loved to sing. She sang solos in church. She was only six years old. Her family bought a piano. Marian taught herself to play! Her church raised money for her to take lessons. Soon, she sang in Europe.

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