Adelaide Phillips (1833-1882)

Born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, Adelaide Phillips was a contralto. She debuted as Little Pickle in "The Spoiled Child" at the Boston Museum in 1843. Phillips made her first New York appearance at Barnum's Theatre as a child dancer. In 1856 she made her opera debut at the New York Academy of Music as Azucena in "Il Trovatore." Under the name of Mademoiselle Fillippi, Phillips again sang the role of Azucena in Paris, at the Italian Opera House. She performed during the Great Peace Jubilee in Boston in 1869.

Date:
1870 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES23936
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
Height:
1247px
Width:
744px
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