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Author Welsh, Mary Sue

Title One woman in a hundred : Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra / Mary Sue Welsh

Publisher Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2013


 McDonald 3rd Floor  ML419.P486 W45 2013    AVAILABLE
Call # ML419.P486 W45 2013
Descript xvii, 241 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-233) and index
Contents Foreword -- In the lion's den -- A formidable arena -- The little goat -- Keeping up with the speed kings -- One step ahead of the sheriff -- A season of firsts -- "Answer yes or no" -- "Mortally wounded" -- War on Broad Street -- Honor among women -- A month out of school -- On to Fantasia -- A silent exit -- Cajoling and seducing composers -- War stories -- Afterword
Subject Phillips, Edna, 1907-2003
Philadelphia Orchestra -- History
Harpists -- United States -- Biography
Phillips, Edna, 1907-2003. gnd
Philadelphia Orchestra. gnd
Harfenistin. gnd
Series Music in American life
Music in American life