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Leroy Burrill Phillips (November 9, 1907 – June 22, 1988) was an American composer, teacher, and pianist. Phillips was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He studied at the College of Music at the University of Denver with Edwin Stringham and at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, with Howard Hanson and Bernard Rogers. On September 17, 1928, he married Alberta Corinne Mayfield (1907–1979) who wrote many of his librettos. The couple had a daughter, Ann (1931-2020; actress Ann E. Todd, later Ann Basart) and a son, Stephen (1937–1986), who predeceased his father.
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Born: 1907, Omaha
Died: 1988, Berkeley

Alternate Names: Phillips, Burrill, Phillips, Burrill 1907-1988
Occupation(s): music teacher, musicologist, pianist, composer
Employer(s): Juilliard School, Cornell University