Edna Phillips

Edna Phillips (January 7, 1907 – December 2, 2003), later Edna Phillips Rosenbaum (though she never changed her professional name and was still known as "Miss Phillips"), was an American harpist long associated with the Philadelphia Orchestra and a teacher at the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music. Her most lasting contribution to the instrument was a body of works she commissioned as a soloist, including the concertos of Alberto Ginastera, Nicolai Berezowsky, Ernst Krenek, and Ernst von Dohnányi.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 7th, 1907 (Reading), Died December 2nd, 2003

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: harp

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-69002 12-in. 4/4/1931 Danses : Danse sacree Philadelphia Orchestra ; Edna Phillips ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra instrumentalist, harp  
Victor CVE-69003 12-in. 4/4/1931 Danses : Danse sacree (concluded) Philadelphia Orchestra ; Edna Phillips ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra instrumentalist, harp  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Phillips, Edna," accessed December 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116488.

Phillips, Edna. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116488.

"Phillips, Edna." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116488

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