African Americans on Postage Stamps

Marian Anderson

Classical and Spiritual Singer

37-cent Marian Anderson stamp
The Marian Anderson stamp was issued on January 27, 2005.

Marian Anderson had her professional debut at the New York Philharmonic on August 26, 1925. Anderson is probably best remembered for her performance at the Lincoln Memorial after not being allowed by the Daughters of the American Revolution to perform at Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Her performance was attended by 75,000 people and broadcast on national radio.

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