Artists

Our Artists collection features Actors, Musicians, Painters, Poets, Comedians, etc. From the area or have visited here that have made a lasting impression or impacted our community in some way.

Phillip Lloyd Powel 1919-2006






” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   I’m reminded of what novelist John O’Hara said on the death of his close friend, George Gershwin: “George Gershwin died yesterday, but I don’t have to believe it if I don’t want to.” Phillip Lloyd Powel died in March, but I don’t have to believe it if I don’t […]




Phillip Powell

Phillip Powell 1919 –2008 Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, in 1919, Phillip Lloyd Powell began crafting furniture during his teen years. After studying mechanical engineering at the Drexel Institute of Technology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1939 – 1940) and then meteorology at Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul, Illinois (1942), he began working as a meteorologist in […]

Russell Eiffert

Russell Eiffert Over the years, Russell has been asked to play at literally thousands of affairs, such as weddings, birthdays, commitment ceremonies, Bar Mitzvahs, Bas Mitzvahs, Bris ceremonies, New Years Eve parties, Valentine’s parties, St Patrick’s Day parties, Hat Parties, Memorial Day Parties, 4th of July Parties, Labor Day Parties, Holloween Parties, Thanksgiving Parties, Christmas […]

Odette Myrtil

Odette Myrtil 1898 –1978 Myrtil resided in New Hope, Pennsylvania during most of her later life. From 1955 to 1958 she managed The Playhouse Inn, located next door to the Bucks County Playhouse. From 1961 to 1976 she operated the New Hope restaurant Chez Odette which had later become a different restaurant under newer ownership bearing […]

Tim McMurtry

Tim McMurtry – Filmmaker, Photographer, Director, Editor & Friend “I Remember Mother??? a documentary Tim McMurtry worked as a freelance filmmaker, and photographer. His most noteworthy, documentary work was a short film, ‘‘I Remember Mother,??? about the life of local New Hope, PA personality, and drag performer, Joe “Mother??? Cavellucci. McMurtry also volunteered to shoot […]

Bob Egan

Bob Egan local entertainer and owner of Bob Egan Entertainment has for over three decades continued to appear at various restaurants, clubs, private parties, weddings, and corporate functions in Bucks County, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Atlantic City, and New York.   He is an accomplished accompanist and musical director for vocalists.  Bob also works with several violinists for […]