Anne Wiggins Brown with George Peabody Medal

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Anne Wiggins Brown with George Peabody Medal

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Because of her race, soprano Anne Wiggins Brown was not allowed to enroll at the Peabody Conservatory as a college student in 1928, and enrolled at Juilliard instead. In 1998, she received the George Peabody Medal for her contribution to music in America.

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Anne Wiggins Brown with George Peabody Medal, Folder 13 1998 Anne Brown - George Peabody Medal (color), Anne Brown Collection, Arthur Friedheim Library, Peabody Institute, The Johns Hopkins University.

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“Anne Wiggins Brown with George Peabody Medal,” Exhibits: The Sheridan Libraries and Museums, accessed March 2, 2024, https://exhibits.library.jhu.edu/items/show/1470.