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Who was the first woman to receive the Lincoln Centre Medallion?

Question #12226. Asked by Maggie.

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finlady says:

The first woman to receive the Lincoln Centre Medallion was Ella Fitzgerald. She was also the first pop singer to receive the award.

Fri Jun 01 09:24:31 CDT 2001

The medallion is given for scholarship and service. A person is chosen on their commitment to education, service to community, and exemplificaion of the principles for which Abraham Lincoln stood.

Fri Jun 01 21:24:43 CDT 2001
(Reposted as one entry - McG)

Apr 07 2003, 6:40 PM
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