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Lucky, blessed, fortunate – whatever you call it, the fact that each of us is breathing at this moment is a gift. This week’s program samples music that speaks to the gift of life.
In recognition of Black History Month, we’re looking at individuals who helped break down racial barriers on stages, orchestra pits and podiums. Here are the top five black artists who broke barriers.
American contralto Marian Anderson performs in front of 75,000 spectators. Finnish accompanist Kosti Vehanen is on the piano.
On April 9, 1939, ...
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