Definition of Anderson, Marian in US English:

Anderson, Marian

proper noun

  • (1897–1993), US opera singer. Initially barred from giving concerts in the US because of racial discrimination, she gained international success during several European tours 1925–35. Her US career flourished from 1936; in 1955, she became the first black singer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.


Anderson, Marian