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Phillips Rosenbaum

Collection Information


Edna Phillips Rosenbaum Collection


Sousa Archives and Center for American Music


Personal collection of Edna Phillips Rosenbaum (1908-2003), donated to the library by her daughter Joan Solaun, of Urbana

When acquired

January 2004


Edna Phillips Rosenbaum was principal harpist of the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1930 to 1946. The collection consists primarily of scores (in manuscript or facsimile) of works for harp and orchestra commissioned by Ms. Rosenbaum.  Many of the scores include her markings.


See the Edna Phillips Papers, 1930-1970 Finding Aid in the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music.