Women Composers A to Z

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A

Abe, Keiko Alexander (Pollack), Leni Ansink, Caroline
Abejo, Rosalina Alexandra, Liana Anspach, Elizabeth, Margravine of
Abrams, Harriett Ali-Zadeh, Franghiz Appeldoorn, Dina
Adam de Aróstegui, María de las Mercedes Allik, Kristi Appignani, Adelaide Orsola
Adayevskaya, Ella Georgiyevna Allitsen, Frances Arazova Izabella Konstantinovna
Agnesi, Maria Teresa Alotin, Yardena Archer, Violet
Agolli, Lejla Alsted, Birgitte Aretz, Isabel
Agudela, Graciela Alter, Martha Arho, Anneli
Ahlefeldt, Countess Maria Theresia Amacher, Maryanne Arkwright, Marian
Ahrens, Sieglinde Amalia Catharina Armer, Elinor
Akers, Doris (Mae) Amalie, Princess of Saxony Arrieu, Claude
Akiyoshi, Toshiko Ancona, Solange Assandra, Caterina
Alamanda Anderson, Avril Athanasiu-Gardeev, Esmeralda
Alberga, Eleanor Anderson, Beth Auenbrugger, Marianna von
Alcalay, Luna Anderson, Ruth Auernhammer, Josepha Barbara von
Aldridge, Amanda Ira Andrée, Elfrida Aulin, Valborg
Aleotti, Vittoria Anna Amalia (i), Princess of Prussia

B

Baader-Nobs, Heidi Beaumesnil, Henriette Adélaïde Villard de Bonds, Margaret Allison
Bacewicz, Grażyna Béclard d'Harcourt, Marguerite Bonhomme, Andrée
Bach, Maria Beecroft, Norma Bonis, Mélanie
Backer Grøndahl, Agathe Beglarian, Eve Bor, Modesta
Bądarzewska-Baranowska, Tekla Bego-Šimunić Anđelka Bordewijk-Roepman, Johanna
Badian, Maya Beijerman-Walraven, Jeanne Borroff, Edith
Baeva, Vera Belle van Zuylen Bosch, Maura
Bailey, Judith Margaret Bembo, Antonia Bosmans, Henriëtte
Baiocchi, Regina Harris Benary, Barbara Botet Dubois, María Enma
Bakke, Ruth Benati, Chiara Bottini, Marianna
Baldacci, Giovanna Bruna Bengoecha de Cármena, Soledad Bouchard, Linda
Ballou, Esther Bergh, Gertrude van den Boulanger, Lili
Barberis, Mansi Berl, Christine Boulanger, Nadia
Barbosa, Cacilda Campos Borges Bertin, Louise Bowater, Helen
Barkin, Elaine Beyer, Johanna Boyd, Anne
Barnard, Charlotte Alington Bibby, Gillian Boyle, Ina
Barnett, Alice Bidart, Lycia de Biase Brahe, May Hannah
Barnett, Carol E. Bilbao, Beatriz Branscombe, Gena
Barns, Ethel Bingham, Judith Brdlíková, Josefina
Barradas, Carmen Birnstein, Renate Brenet, Thérèse
Barraine, Elsa Bitgood, Roberta Brentano, Bettina
Barreau, Gisèle Blahetka, Leopoldine Bright, Dora
Barrière, Françoise Blaustein, Susan Morton Brillon de Jouy, Anne Louise Boyvin d’Hardancourt
Barron, Bebe Bley, Carla Britain, Radie
Barthélemon, Cecilia Maria Blomfield Holt, Patricia Brizzi Giorgi, Maria
Bauckholt, Carola Bo, Sonia Brogue, Roslyn
Bauer, Marion Eugénie Bocquet, Mlle Bronsart, Ingeborg von
Bauld, Alison Bodorovà, Sylvie Browne, Augusta
Bawr, Sophie, Mme de Boetzelaer, Josina Anna Petronella van Brusa, Elisabetta
Beach, Amy Marcy Bofill Levi, Ana Bruzdowicz, Joanna
Beamish, Sally Bon, Anna Buchanan, Dorothy Quita
Beat, Janet Bond, Carrie Bulterijs, Nini
Beath, Betty (Mary) Bond, Victoria Burrell, Diana

C

Caccini, Francesca Cecconi-Botella, Monic Clayton, Laura
Caccini, Settimia Cenova, Julia Clement, Sheree
Calame, Geneviève Cesis, Sulpitia Clingan, Judith Ann
Calegari, Maria Cattarina Chambers, Wendy Mae Clostre, Adrienne
Campos, Lina Pires de Chaminade, Cécile Coates, Dorothy Love
Canal, Marguerite Chance, Nancy Laird Coates, Gloria
Canat de Chizy, Edith Charbonnier, Janine Coccia, Maria Rosa
Candeille, Julie Chebotarian, Gayane Coghill, Rhoda (Sinclair)
Capdeville, Constança Chemberdzhi, Yekaterina Colaço Osorio-Swaab, Reine
Capuis, Matilde Chen Shihui Coleman, Ellen
Carlos, Wendy Chen Yi Coleridge-Taylor, Avril
Carmichael, Mary Grant Chin, Unsuk Colin-De Clerck, Jeanne (Albertine)
Carr-Boyd, Ann (Kirsten) Chitchian, Geghuni Hovannesi Collins, Laura Sedgwick
Carreño, Teresa Chrétien, Hedwige Contini Anselmi, Lucia
Carvalho, Dinorá de Chudova, Tat′yana Alekseyevna Cory, Eleanor
Carwithen, Doreen Ciani, Suzanne Coulthard, Jean
Castillo, Graciela Cibbini-Kozeluch, Catherina Couper, Mildred
Castro-Robinson, Eve de Ciobanu, Maia Cramer, Anna
Casulana, Maddalena Claman, Dolores (Olga) Crawford, Ruth
Cecchi, Gabriella Clarke, Rebecca Czernowin, Chaya

D

Daiken, Melanie Ruth Dianda, Hilda Dziewulska, Maria (Amelia)
Dalberg, Nancy Diemer, Emma
Daniels, Mabel Wheeler Díez, Consuelo
Davidson, Tina Dinescu, Violeta
Davis, Miss Dlugoszewski, Lucia
De Blanck Martín, Olga Donceanu, Felicia
Delaval, Mme Draganova, Dora
Delbos, Claire Dring, Madeleine
Della Pietà, Agata Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von
Derbyshire, Delia Du Bois, Shirley Graham
Dering, Lady Mary Duarte, Leonora
Deschênes, Marcelle Duchambge, Pauline
Desportes, Yvonne Dudley, Anne
Di Lotti, Silvana Dvorkin, Judith
Diamond, Jody Dychko, Lesya Vasil′yevna

E

Eckhardt-Gramatté, S.-C. Ellicott, Rosalind Frances Ernst, Siegrid
Einfelde, Maija Elwyn-Edwards, Dilys Escot, Pozzi
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína Emingerová, Kateřina Escribano, María
Ekizian, Michelle Erbse, Heimo Essex, Margaret
Eksanishvili, Eleonora Erding-Swiridoff, Susanne Ewart, Florence Maud

F

Falcinelli, Rolande Firsova, Elena Fraser, Shena (Eleanor)
Faltis, Evelyn Fisher, Helen (Wynfreda) Freed, Isadore
Farrell, Eibhlis Fleischer, Tsippi Freer, Eleanor Everest
Farrenc, (Jeanne-)Louise Folville, Eugénie-Emilie Juliette Frensel Wegener, Bertha
Farrenc, Victorine Louise Fontyn, Jacqueline Fromm-Michaels, Ilse
Feigin, Sarah Fowler, Jennifer Frykberg, Susan
Ferrari, Carlotta Fox, Erika Fujiie, Keiko
Ferrari, Gabrielle Frajt, Ludmila Furgeri, Biancamaria
Ferreyra, Beatriz Franchi, Dorothea Anne
Finsterer, Mary Franks Williams, Joan

G

Gabriel, Virginia Gipps, Ruth Grant, Micki
Gail, Sophie Giraud, Suzanne Grazianini, Caterina Benedicta
Galeotti, Margherita Giteck, Janice Grimani, Maria Margherita
Galinne, Rachel Giuranna, Barbara Grisby, Beverly
Garsenda, Countess of Provence Glanville-Hicks, Peggy Gubaydulina, Sofiya Asgatovna
Geertens, Gerda Gonzaga, Chiquinha Gubitosi, Emilia
Gentile, Ada Gottsched, Luise Adelgunda Victoria Guédon de Presles, Mlle
Ghoneim, Mauna Gow, Dorothy Guest, Jane Mary
Gideon, Miriam Graham, Janet (Christine) Guraieb, Rosa
Gifford, Helen Grandval, Marie, Vicomtesse de Güran, Nazife

H

Hagan, Helen Eugenia Heckscher, Celeste de Longpré Hood, Helen Francis
Hall, Pauline Hedstrøm, Åse Hoover, Katherine
Hannikainen, Ann-Elise Heller, Barbara Hopekirk, Helen
Hara, Kazuko Henderson, Moya Hopkins, Sarah
Hardelot, Guy d’ Hernández, Gisela Horrocks, Amy Elsie
Harelava, Halina Kanstantsinawna Hier, Ethel Glenn Hortense
Harraden, R. Ethel Hildegard of Bingen Howe, Mary
Harrison, Susie Frances Ho Wai-On Howell, Dorothy
Hartmann, Emma Sophie Amalie Hodges, Faustina Hasse Huang Zhun
Hasnaş, Irina Hoenderdos, Margriet Hugh-Jones, Elaine
Havenstein, Birgit Holmès, Augusta Hutchinson, Brenda
Havrylets′, Hanna Holst, Imogen Hyde, Miriam Beatrice
Hay, Diana Pereira Hölszky, Adriana

I

Irman, Regina Isaksson, Madeleine Izarra, Adina
Isabella Leonarda Ivey, Jean Eichelberger

J

Jabor (Maia de Carvalho), Najla Janotha, Natalia Jiráčková, Marta
Jacquet de La Guerre, Elisabeth Jeppsson, Kerstin Jolas, Betsy
James, Dorothy Jerea, Hilda Joseph, Jane M.
Janárčeková, Viera Jessye, Eva Jünger, Patricia

K

Kamal, Trisutji Kim, Hi Kyung Korn, Clara Anna
Kaminsky, Laura Kinkel, Johanna Kralik von Mayerswalden, Mathilde
Kanai, Kikuko Kirkwood, Antoinette Krasteva, Neva
Kaprálová, Vítězslava Kistétényi, Melinda Krzanowska, Grażyna
Karastoyanova, Elena Klechniowska, Anna Maria Krzyżanowska, Halina
Kasilag, Lucrecia Roces Klein, Judy Kubisch, Christina
Kassia Klinkova, Zhivka Kubo, Mayako
Kats-Chernin, Elena Kolb, Barbara Kulenty, Hanna
Katunda, Eunice Konishi, Nagako Kunkel, Renata
Keal, Minna Konshina, Yelena Sergeyevna Kuyper, Elisabeth
Kelly, Denise Koptagel, Yüksel Kyrylina, Iryna Yakovlevna

L

La Barbara, Joan LeFanu, Nicola Linnet, Anne
La Cruz, Zulema de Leginska, Ethel Linwood, Mary
Lalauni, Lila Lehmann, Liza Liu Zhuang
Lam Bun-ching Leite, Clarisse Lockhart, Beatriz
Lam Manyee Leite, Vânia Dantas Lockwood, Annea
Lambertini, Marta Leiviskä, Helvi Loder, Kate (Fanny)
Lang, Josephine Lejet, Edith Lomax, Emma
Lang, Margaret Ruthven Leleu, Jeanne Lomon, Ruth
Larsen, Libby León, Tania Loudová, Ivana
Last, Joan Mary Leonardo, Luísa Louie, Alexina
Lauber, Anne Levina, Zara Aleksandrovna Ludvig-Pečar, Nada
Le Beau, Luise Adolpha Liddell, (Elizabeth) Claire Luengo, Maria Teresa
Le Hye, Louise-Geneviève de Liebmann, Nanna Magdalene Luff, Enid
LeBaron, Anne Liebmann, Helene Lutyens, Elisabeth
Lecuona Casado, Ernestina Lili‘uokalani, Queen of Hawaii Lyadova, Lyudmila Alexeyevna
Lee Chan-Hae Lim, Liza
Lee Young-ja Lindsay, Maria

M

Machado, Marianella Martins, Maria de Lurdes Miyake, Haruna
Mackenna (Subercaseaux), Carmela Masson, Elizabeth Moberg, Ida Georgina
Maconchy, Dame Elizabeth Masumoto, Kikuko Moe, Benna
Maddison, Adela Matuszczak, Bernadetta Monk, Meredith
Mageau, Mary (Jane) Mayer, Emilie Montgeroult, Hélène-Antoinette-Marie de Nervo de
Mägi, Ester Mazur, Marilyn Moore, Dorothy Rudd
Maldïbayev, Abdïlas McBurney, Mona Moore, Mary Carr
Mallá, Florentina McIntosh, Diana Moore, Undine Smith
Malumbres, Maria Dolores McLean, Priscilla Moretto, Nelly
Mamlok, Ursula McLeod, Jenny Helen Mori, Junko
Mana Zucca McTee, Cindy Morley, Angela
Manning, Kathleen Lockhart Mekeel, Joyce Moszumańska-Nazar, Krystyna
Manziarly, Marcelle de Mendelssohn, Fanny Mounsey, Ann
Marbe, Myriam Menter, Sophie Moyseowicz, Gabriela
Marez Oyens, Tera de Metallidi, Zhanneta Lazarevna Müller-Hermann, Johanna
Marshall, Florence Ashton Milanollo, Teresa Mundry, Isabel
Martínez, Marianne von Milstein, Silvina Munktell, Helena
Martinez, Odaline de la Mirshakar, Zarrina Musgrave, Thea

N

Nelson, Sheila Mary Neuwirth, Olga Norton, Caroline Elizabeth Sarah
Nerantzi, Susanna Niewiarowska-Brzozowska, Julia Nova, Jacqueline
Nešić, Vojna Nikolayeva, Tat′yana Nugent, Maude
Netzel, Laura Constance Nordenstrom, Gladys

O

Obrovská, Jana Oliveira, Jocy de Ore, Cecilie
Odăgescu, Irina Olivero, Betty Ortiz, Gabriela
Oh Sook-Ja Oliveros, Pauline Oury, Anna Caroline
Olagnier, Marguerite Oosterzee, Cornélie van Ovcharenko, Halyna
O'Leary, Jane Oram, Daphne Blake Owen, Morfydd
Olive, Vivienne Ørbeck, Anne-Marie Ozaita, María Luisa

P

Pade, Else Marie Pelegrí i Marimón, Maria Teresa Pizer, Elizabeth Hayden
Pagh-Paan, Younghi Pentland, Barbara Pliyeva, Zhanna Vasil′yevna
Paintal, Priti Pereyra-Lizaso, Nydia Polevaya, Viktoriya Valeriyevna
Pakhmutova, Aleksandra Nikolayevna Perrière-Pilte, Anaïs, Countess of Polin, Claire
Pan Shiji Perry, Julia Portman, Rachel
Paraskevaidis, Graciela Pessiak-Schmerling, Anna Poston, Elizabeth
Paredes, Hilda Petkova, Rosica Price, Florence Bea
Park, Maria Hester Petra-Basacopol, Carmen Prieto, Maria Teresa
Parker, Alice Petrová, Elena Pstrokońska-Nawratil, Grażyna
Parkhurst, Susan McFarland Petrova, Mara Ptaszyńska, Marta
Payne, Maggi Phillips, Liz Puget, Loïsa
Pejačević, Dora Pistono, Piera

Q

Qu Xixian Quinault, Marie-Anne-Catherine Quinciani, Lucia

R

Radermacher, Erika Rennes, Catharina van Rogers, Clara Kathleen
Radigue, Eliane Respighi, Elsa Romero, Elena
Rainier, Priaulx Rezende, Marisa Ronell, Ann
Rampazzi, Teresa Richter, Marga Rosa, Clotilde
Raschenau, Maria Anna de Riego, Teresa Clotilde del Rosas Fernandes, Maria Helena
Raum, Elizabeth Rimskaya-Korsakova, Nadezhda Nikolayevna Rotaru, Doina
Ravinale, Irma Riseman, Shoshana Rubin, Anna
Ravissa, Mme Robinson (ii), Fanny Arthur Ruiz Lastres, Magaly
Reid, Sally Sarah Johnston Rodrigo, Maria Runcie, Constance Faunt Le Roy
Reinagle, Caroline Rodríguez, Marcela Rusca, Claudia
Reisserová, Julie Roe, Betty Ruta, Gilda
Renard, Claire Rofe, Esther

S

Saariaho, Kaija Serova, Valentina Semyonovna Sousa, Berta Alves de
Sabinin, Martha von Sessa, Claudia Southam, Ann
Sahakduxt Setti, Kilza Soveral, Isabel
Saint-Marcoux, Micheline Coulombe Sfakianaki, Marielli Speach, Bernadette
Salter, Mary Elizabeth Turner Shatin, Judith Spiegel, Laurie
Salvador, Matilde Shemer, Naomi Stefanović, Ivana
Samter, Alice Shiomi, Mieko Steinberg, Carolyn
Samuel, Rhian Shleh, Lyudmila Karpawna Steiner, Emma Roberto
Samuelsson, Marie Shlonsky, Verdina Steiner, Gitta
Santos Ocampo, Amada Shrude, Marilyn Stirling, Elizabeth
Sato, Kimi Siegling, Marie Regina Stocker, Stella
Saunders, Rebecca Sikora, Elżbieta Strickland, Lily
Scaletti, Carla Silva, Adelaide Pereira da Strozzi, Barbara
Scarborough, Ethel Silver, Sheila Stuart-Coolidge, Peggy
Schapira, Claire Simons, Netty Stubenberg, Maria Anna, Countess
Schauroth, Delphine (Adolphine) von Sinyavina, Yekaterina Alexeyevna Suesse, Dana
Scherchen, Tona Sirmen, Maddalena Laura Suh, Kyungsun
Schjelderup, Mon Skouen, Synne Sullivan, Marion Dix
Schlünz, Annette Skrzypczak, Bettina Sutherland, Margaret
Schonthal, Ruth Sloman, Jane Svanidze, Natela
Schorr, Eva Smith, Alice Mary Swados, Elizabeth
Schumann, Clara Smith, Julia Swain, Freda
Scliar, Esther Smith, Linda Catlin Swepstone, Edith
Sehested, Hilda Smyth, Dame Ethel Swift, Kay
Sekacz, Ilona Snížková(-Škrhová), Jitka Szajna-Lewandowska, Jadwiga
Senfter, Johanna Sonntag, Brunhilde Szeghy, Iris
Sepúlveda (Maira), María Luisa Sønstevold, Maj Szymanowska, Maria Agata

T

Tailleferre, Germaine Terzian, Alicia Tower, Joan
Talma, Louise Thisse-Derouette, Rose Trimble, Joan
Tanaka, Karen Thomas, Augusta Read Trissina, Alba
Tann, Hilary Thome, Diane Troup, (Emily) Josephine
Tate, Phyllis Thompson, Shirley J. Tsenova, Yuliya
Tăutu, Cornelia Thys, Pauline-Marie-Elisa Tsepkolenko, Karmella
Tcaci, Zlata Tibors Tsoupaki, Calliope
Tegnér, Alice Ticharich, Zdenka Tulve, Helena
Telfer, Nancy Tïrmand, Ėta Mayseyewna Tyrrell, Agnes
Temple, Hope Tolkowsky, Denise

U

Uccelli, Carolina Urreta, Alicia Uyttenhove, Yolande
Ulehla, Ludmila Usher, Julia
Urner, Catherine Murphy Ustvol′skaya, Galina Ivanovna

V

Valentine, Ann Velkiers, Esther Elizabeth Villanueva, Mariana
Van Appledorn, Mary Jeanne Vellère, Lucie Vito-Delvaux, Berthe di
Van de Vate, Nancy Vercoe, Elizabeth Walton Vivado (Orsini), Ida
Vande Gorne, Annette Veysberg, Yuliya Lazarevna Vizzana, Lucrezia Orsina
Vandervelde, Janika Viardot, Pauline Vlad, Marina Marta
Vázquez, Alida Vierk, Lois V. Vorlová, Sláva
Vejvodová, Hana Vieu, Jane Voronina, Tat″yana Alexandrovna
Velázquez, Consuelo Vigneron-Ramackers, Josée (Christiane)

W

Walker, Gwyneth Van Anden Wennerberg-Reuter, Sara Wolfe, Julia
Wallach, Joelle Wertheim, Rosy Woll, Erna
Wallen, Errollyn Westerkamp, Hildegard Wood, Mary Knight
Wandall, Tekla Griebel White, Maude Valérie Woodforde-Finden, Amy
Wang, Qiang White, Ruth Woof, Barbara
Warren, Elinor Remick Whitehead, Gillian Woolf, (Sophia) Julia
Wartel, (Atale) Thérèse (Annette) Wichern, Caroline Wuiet, Caroline
Watson Henderson, Ruth (Louise) Wikström, Inger Wullur, Sinta
Wegener, Emmy Wilhelmina, Princess of Prussia, later Margräfin of Bayreuth Wurm, Mary J. A.
Weigl, Vally Wilkins, Margaret Lucy Wurmbrand-Stuppach, Stephanie
Weir, Judith Williams, Grace Wylie, Ruth Shaw
Weldon, Georgina Wiseman, Debbie

X

Xiao, Shuxian Xin, Huguang Xosroviduxt

Y

Yel′cheva, Irina Mikhaylovna

Z

Zaidel-Rudolph, Jeanne Zieritz, Grete von Zubeldia, Emiliana de
Zaimont, Judith Lang Ziffrin, Marilyn J. Zumsteeg, Emilie
Zechlin, Ruth Zimmermann, Agnes Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
Zhubanova, Gaziza Akhmetovna Zimmermann, Margrit
Zielińska, Lidia Živković, Mirjana