Marian Anderson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 27, 1897

Death Date

April 8, 1993

Age of Death

96 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure


Opera Singer

The opera singer Marian Anderson died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Award-winning contralto opera and spiritual singer who was a delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Committee. The Marian Anderson Award was founded in her honor to help young singers.

She married Orpheus H. Fisher on July 17, 1943.



“Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.” (Marian Anderson)


“None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.” (Marian Anderson)


“You lose a lot of time, hating people.” (Marian Anderson)


“When you stop having dreams and ideals – well, you might as well stop altogether.” (Marian Anderson)


“Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.” (Marian Anderson)