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Denyce Graves Donates Gown Given by Marian Anderson, Featured on NBC Washington

PHO-09Apr13-158002Voice faculty artist Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano, was the feature of a segment that aired on NBC Washington on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:00 pm in which she donated a gown given to her by contralto Marian Anderson, one of the most celebrated singers of the civil rights era, to the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture. The segment is available to view online on

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