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Phillis

Billie Lou Watt

Phillis

a musical drama in three acts. Based on the life of Phillis Wheatley, American poet. Music by Martin Newman.

by Billie Lou Watt

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Published by Friendship Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wheatley, Phillis afterwards Phillis Peters, -- 1753?-1784 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNewman, Martin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573 A865 P4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56p.
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19938031M


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