What Happened to Philippa Schuyler?

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In 1940 The New Yorker ran a piece by the great writer Joseph Mitchell entitled "An evening with a gifted child." The child was an eight year old musical prodigy, a rising star named Phillippa Duke Schuyler whom Mitchell suggested was bound for an astounding career. Tamar Brott wanted to find out what happened to that little girl.