Elizabeth Philp (1827 – 26 November 1885) was an English singer, music educator and composer.
Philp was born in Falmouth, Cornwall, the eldest daughter of geographer James Philp. She was a protegee of Charlotte Cushman, and studied harmony with German composer Ferdinand Hiller at Cologne. She published a collection How to Sing an English Ballad including sixty songs. In London she was a neighbor and friend of Catherine Hogarth, and part of a community of musicians and writers there.
Philp composed songs and song cycles. Selected works include:
- Alone (Text: James Russell Lowell)
- Good night, beloved (Text: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
- Inclusion (Text: Elizabeth Barrett Browning)
- Insufficiency (Text: Elizabeth Barrett Browning)
- O moonlight deep and tender (in Six Songs) (Text: James Russell Lowell)
- Serenade (in Six Songs) (Text: James Russell Lowell)
- Sweetest eyes (Text: Elizabeth Barrett Browning)
- Tell me, the summer stars (Text: Edwin Arnold)
- The sea hath its pearls (Text: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow after Heinrich Heine)
- The violets of spring (Text: Elizabeth Philp after Heinrich Heine)
- When all the world is young (Text: Charles Kingsley)
- E. H. T. "The Late Elizabeth Philp" The Musical Standard (Reeves & Turner 1885): 351.
- "Music and Musicians in England" Harper's New Monthly Magazine 60(1880): 301.
- Elizabeth Philp, How to Sing an English Ballad (Tinsley Bros. 1869).
- "Composers Biography". Retrieved 28 November 2010.
- Lilian Nayder, The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth (Cornell University Press 2012): 301. ISBN 9780801465062
- Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 28 November 2010.