Marian Anderson http://wrti.org en Denied A Stage, She Sang For A Nation http://wrti.org/post/denied-stage-she-sang-nation <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAONYTMf2pk</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 07:34:00 +0000 Susan Stamberg 7187 at http://wrti.org Denied A Stage, She Sang For A Nation Marian Anderson's Philadelphia Legacy http://wrti.org/post/marian-andersons-philadelphia-legacy <p></p><p>Motown founder and songwriter Berry Gordy is this year’s&nbsp;Marian Anderson Award honoree. As WRTI’s Jim Cotter&nbsp;reports, the Philadelphia-born opera superstar for whom the award is named, was renowned for her humility and her humanity.</p><p>http://youtu.be/XF9Quk0QhSE</p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 00:31:53 +0000 Jim Cotter 6155 at http://wrti.org Marian Anderson's Philadelphia Legacy Remembering A Philadelphia-Born Opera Legend http://wrti.org/post/remembering-philadelphia-born-opera-legend <p></p><p>This week, we celebrate the birthday of&nbsp;Marian Anderson. The opera superstar was born in Philadelphia in 1897. WRTI’s Jim Cotter&nbsp;says that&nbsp;though her voice had an ethereal quality, the late, great contralto was renowned for her humility and her humanity.</p><p>http://youtu.be/XF9Quk0QhSE</p><p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 02:51:54 +0000 Jim Cotter 5171 at http://wrti.org Remembering A Philadelphia-Born Opera Legend