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Marian Anderson

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  • Franklin, Perlman, Ma add musical flourishes to Obama inauguration

    In addition to the traditional marches and flourishes from a military band, the inaugural ceremony included two remarkable musical interludes. The first was provided by Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, whose dynamic, gospel-inflected delivery of "My...
  • Betty Allen dies at 82; mezzo-soprano and music teacher

    Betty Allen dies at 82; mezzo-soprano and music teacher
    Betty Allen, one of the first African American singers to reach prominence on the international opera stage, died June 22 of complications from kidney disease at a hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. She was 82. If contralto Marian Anderson in the 1930s and 1940s...