"Marian Anderson: Once in a Hundred Years"

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Considered one of the most important opera performers of the 20th century, the celebrated contralto was born in
South Philadelphia in 1897 and played a vital role in the acceptance of African Americans in classical music and other segregated performing arts genres. The film traces the arc of Anderson’s life and her struggles against racism and poverty.

Sunday, December 1, at 4:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.
Repeats Tuesday, December 3 at 10:00 p.m.

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