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Women Composers

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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


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