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Madalyn Akers Phillips musical compositions, ca. 1930-ca. 1950
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Description
Music composed by Madalyn Akers Phillips. Includes art songs, popular songs, choral works, and instrumental works.
Background
Madalyn Akers Phillips (b. Maddalena Heryer, 1889) was a composer, organist, and music teacher. She studied at Knox College and the American Conservatory and was an honorary member of Sigma Alpha Iota. In 1916 she married William Fred Akers and was widowed in 1930. In 1934 she married William S. Phillips. Her compositions – for which she wrote the lyrics of many - often were of a religious or patriotic nature. They were performed by Lawrence Tibbett, John Charles Thomas, Dusolina Gianninni and others. She died in 1949 in San Diego, California.
Extent
2.5 linear ft. (5 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.