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Schuyler, Philippa, 1932-1967


  • [Philippa Schuyler (1932-1967) was born in New York City. She began her public concert career at age four and was already composing little piano pieces. When she was twelve, her award-winning composition, Manhattan Nocturne, was performed by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. In later years, she made world concert tours under the auspices of the State Department, and was also an author and news correspondent. She died in a U.S. Army helicopter crash while evacuating Vietnamese children from Hué̂ to Đà Nã̆ng.]
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  • Fuller Name

    • Philippa Duke
  • Variants

    • Schuyler, Felipa Monterro, 1932-1967
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1932-08-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1967-05-09
    • Birth Place

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Đà Nã̆ng (Vietnam)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Gender

        Females
    • Associated Language

        English
    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: Her Jungle saints, c1963:t.p. (Philippa Schuyler)
    • found: Walker-Hill, H. Piano music by Black women composers, c1992(Schuyler, Philippa Duke; b. 8-2-31, New York City; d. 5-9-67, Danang, South Vietnam; pianist, composer, and author)
    • found: Composition in black and white, 1995:CIP t.p. (Philippa Schuyler) accompanying the CIP galley is a photocopy of her entry in James Page's Selected Black American authors, c1977 (Schuyler, Philippa Duke; b. 8-21-32 [sic]; d. 5-9-67)
    • found: An overgrown path www home page, Aug. 2, 2011(Philippa Schuyler; toured as a pianist outside U.S. using name Felipa Monterro Schuyler) - http://www.overgrownpath.com/2011/08/philippa-schuyler-genius-or-genetic.html
    • found: LC data base, Aug. 2, 2011(hdgs.: Schuyler, Philippa; Schuyler, Philippa, 1931- ; Schuyler, Philippa, 1932- ; Schuyler, Philippa Duke, 1931- )
    • found: Black Women Composers: a century of piano music, 1992 :page 6 (born in New York City; began her public concert career at age four and was already composing little piano pieces. When she was twelve, Philippa's award-winning composition, Manhattan Nocturne, was performed by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. In later years, she made world concert tours under the auspices of the State Department, and was also an author and news correspondent. She died in a U.S. Army helicopter crash while evacuating Vietnamese children from Hué̂ to Đà Nã̆ng)
  • General Notes

    • [Philippa Schuyler (1932-1967) was born in New York City. She began her public concert career at age four and was already composing little piano pieces. When she was twelve, her award-winning composition, Manhattan Nocturne, was performed by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. In later years, she made world concert tours under the auspices of the State Department, and was also an author and news correspondent. She died in a U.S. Army helicopter crash while evacuating Vietnamese children from Hué̂ to Đà Nã̆ng.]
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    • 1988-02-08: new
    • 2016-09-12: revised
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