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One Woman in a HundredEdna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra$
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Mary Sue Welsh

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780252037368

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.001.0001

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War on Broad Street

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One Woman in a Hundred

Mary Sue Welsh

University of Illinois Press

This chapter details events following Edna Phillips' marriage to Sam Rosenbaum, member of the orchestra board of directors, on May 17, 1933. Phillips was finding her marriage quite complicated. At times, she felt almost as challenged on the home front as she had been on the professional front when she first joined the orchestra. Once again, she was a novice expected to perform in an arena she wasn't prepared for. As disarmingly witty as Sam was, he was also a highly accomplished man with many responsibilities and aspirations. By the time he married Phillips, he was an active participant in the city's intellectual life, and he expected his new wife to step into that role with him, especially as hostess for the dinner parties he often gave in historic Roxboro House, his beautiful frame and clapboard home, for the accomplished and urbane people he knew. It took her some time to adapt to the role of stepmother to Rosenbaum's two daughters.

Keywords:   Edna Phillips, female musicians, harpists, Philadelphia Orchestra, Sam Rosenbaum, marriage

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