Marian Anderson



Age: 96


Summary: contralto opera singer considered as one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century known for her wide-ranging repertory of art songs, opera arias, and spirituals who was the first African-American singer to perform at New York City's Metropolitan Opera in 1955.



Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure


Born: February 27, 1897


Died: April 8, 1993


Location: Portland, Oregon