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Elson, Arthur
Woman's work in music. Being an account of her influence on the arts, in ancient as well as modern times.
A summary of her musical compositions, in the different countries of the civilized world. And an estimate of their rank in comparison with those of man.
By Arthur Elson author of "A Critical History of Opera"
Boston: L. C. Page, 1903

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  Aarup, Ceia Augusta Juliette (b. 1864)   piano
  Agnesi, Maria Teresa (b. 1720 d. 1795 a. 1771)   composer, harpsichord
  Ahlefeldt, M.F. (d. 1814)   composer
  Alexandrowna   composer
  Allitsen, Mary Francis (b. 1848 d. 1912)   vocals, composer
  Amersfoordt-Dyk, Hermina Maria (b. 1821 d. 1892 a. 1851)   composer, piano
  Andree, Elfrida (b. 1841 d. 1929)   piano, organ
  Andrus, Helen Josephine (d. 1927)   organ, composer
  Anna Amalia (b. 1739 d. 1807)   amateur musician, music patron
  Asperi, Ursule (b. 1807 a. 1827)   composer
  Aulin, Laura Valborg (b. 1860 d. 1928)   piano, composer
  Bachmann, Elise (b. 1838)   piano, composer
  Bachmann, Judith (a. 17th century )   piano, composer
  Badarzewska-Baranowska, Tekla (b. 1834 d. 1861)   composer
  Barker, Laura Wilson (b. 1819 d. 1905)   violin, composer
  Barnard, Charlotte Allington (b. 1830 d. 1869)   poet, composer of popular ballads
  Barns, Ethel (b. 1880 d. 1948)   violin, composer
  Baroni-Cavalcabo, Giulia (b. 1813 d. 1887)   piano, composer
  Bartalotti (a. 1764)   composer
  Barth, Elise (b. 1800)   composer, piano
  Batta, Clementine (a. 19th century )   composer
  Baudissin, Sofie (a. 19th century )   piano, composer
  Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney (b. 1867 d. 1944)   piano, composer
  Beaumesnil, Henriette Adelaide Villard (b. 1758 d. 1813 a. 1786)   singer, composer
  Becker, Ida (d. 1897)   composer
  Bernouilly, Agnes (b. 1826)   composer
  Bertin, Louise-Angelique (b. 1805 d. 1877)   composer
  Blahetka, Marie Leopoldine (b. 1811 d. 1887)   piano, composer
  Boerner-Sandrini, Marie (d. 1890)   piano, teacher of singing
  Borton, Alice   piano, composer
  Bottini, Marianna Andreozzi Marchesa (b. 1802 d. 1858)   marchesa, musicista
  Boyce, Ethel Mary (b. 1863 d. 1936)   composer, piano
  Brambilla, Marietta (b. 1807 d. 1875)   chanteuse du Theatre-Italien, contralto
  Bright, Dora Estella (b. 1863 d. 1951)   piano, composer
  Brinkmann, Minna (b. 1831 d. 1890)   composer
  Brisson (b. 1785)   violin, composer
  Broes (b. 1791)   piano, composer
  Bruckenthal, Bertha (a. 18th century )   composer
  Burgge, Magda   composer
  Buttenstein, Constanze (a. 19th century )   composer
  Caccini, Francesca (b. 1587 d. 1640)   singer, compositrice
  Candeille, Julie [Amelie Julie] (b. 1767 d. 1834)   piano, harp
  Carissan, Celanie (b. 1843)   composer
  Carmichael, Mary Grant (b. 1851 d. 1935)   piano, composer
  Casella, Felicita (a. 1865)   composer
  Catalani, Angelica (b. 1779 d. 1849 a. 19th century )   interprete, Sanger
  Cerrini de Monte-Varchi, Anna (b. 1833)   composer
  Chamberlayne, E.A. (b. 1869 a. 1895)   composer
  Chaminade, Cecile (Louise Stephanie) (b. 1857 d. 1944)   composer, compositor
  Chretien, Hedwige Louise Marie (b. 1859 d. 1948)   composer
  Chretien, Hippolyte (b. 1845)   violin maker
  Christ, Fanny (a. 19th century )   zither, composer
  Clarke, Jane (a. 1808)   organ, composer
  Clauss-Szarvady, Wilhelmine (b. 1834 d. 1907)   piano
  Clement, Mary (b. 1861)   composer
  Coccia, Maria Rosa (b. 1759)   compositore, compositrice
  Colbran, Isabella (Angela) (b. 1785 d. 1845)   interprete, soprano
  Collin, Helene Louise (b. 1864)   piano, composer
  Collins, Laura Sedgwick (d. 1927)   piano, actress
  Colona-Sourget, Helene Santa (a. 1864)   composer
  Correr, Ida (b. 1855)   singer, contessa
  Creti, Marianna de Rocchis (a. 19th century )   harp, composer
  Cuman, Harriet   piano
  Dahl, Emma Amalia Charlotte (b. 1819 d. 1896)   composer
  Danziger, Laura (b. 1870 a. 1905)   composer
  Davies, Llewela (b. 1871)   piano, composer
  Dedekam, Sophie (b. 1820 d. 1894)   composer
  Dejazet, Hermine (b. 1829 d. 1880 a. 1859)   compositrice de musique
  Delaval (a. 1794)   harp, composer
  dell'Acqua, Eva (b. 1860 d. 1930)   singer, composer
  Demar, Therese (a. 1808-1819)   harp, composer
  Derheimer, Cecile (d. 1896 died: 1896)   soprano, composer
  Dickson, Ellen (b. 1819 d. 1878)   composer
  Duchambge, Pauline [Charlotte-Antoine-Pauline] (b. 1778 d. 1858 a. 1830-1831)   composer
  Dufferin, Helen Selina (b. 1807 d. 1867)   composer
  Duport, Marie   composer
  Dusikova, Veronika Elisabeta (b. 1769 d. 1833)   singer, piano
  Duval (b. CAD2> d. 1769)   composer, dancer
  Ellicott, Rosalind Frances (b. 1857 d. 1924)   composer, piano
  Erdmannsdorfer, Pauline (b. 1851 d. 1916)   piano, composer
  Eschborn, Nina   composer, harp
  Estabrook   composer
  Farrenc, Jeanne Louise (b. 1804 d. 1875)   piano
  Farrenc, Victorine Louise (b. 1826 d. 1859)   piano
  Fechner, Paulina (Pauline) (b. 1817 d. 1874)   piano, composer
  Ferrari, Carlotta (b. 1837 d. 1907)   singer, poetessa
  Ferrari, Gabrielle (b. 1860 d. 1921)   piano, composer
  Folville, Juliette [Eugenie-Emilie-Juliette] (b. 1870 d. 1946)   piano, violin
  Fortmagne (a. 1897)   composer
  Gabriel, Mary Ann Virginia (b. 1825 d. 1877)   composer
  Gail, Sophie [Edmee Sophie] (b. 1775 d. 1819)   composer
  Gallois, Philippe (a. 19th century )   composer
  Galloni, Adolfa (b. 1861 a. 1891)   composer
  Gambarini, Elisabetta (b. 1731 d. 1765)   soprano, composer
  Gay, Sofia Maria Francesca (Marie Sophie) (b. 1776 d. 1852)   piano, poet
  Gaynor, Jessie Love [Lovel] (b. 1863 d. 1921)   piano, music educator
  Geiger, Constanze (b. 1836)   piano, composer
  Genlis, Stephanie-Felicite (b. 1746 d. 1830)   writer, music educator
  Gignoux (b. 1870 a. 1890)   composer
  Gilbert, Florence (a. 19th century )   ballad composer
  Gizycka-Zamoyska, Ludmilla (b. 1829 d. 1889)   piano, composer
  Goddard, Arabella (d. 1922)   piano, pianiste
  Goodwin, Amina Beatrice (b. 1867 d. 1942)   piano, composer
  Gotze, Auguste (b. 1840 d. 1908)   opera singer, teacher of singing
  Grabowska, Clementine (b. 1771 d. 1831)   piano, composer
  Grandval, Marie Felicitas (b. 1830 d. 1907)   composer
  Gray, Louisa (a. 1886)   vocal composer, poetess
  Greene, Edith (a. 1895)   composer
  Gretry, Lucile (b. 1772 d. 1793)   composer
  Gro, Josephine (a. 19th century )   composer
  Grondahl, Agathe Ursula Backer (b. 1847 d. 1907)   composer
  Guenin (b. 1739 a. 1755)   composer
  Guidi Lionetti, Teresa (b. 1861 a. 1881-1891)   conductor, composer
  Gyde, Margaret (a. 1884)   piano, violin
  Hale, Irene (a. 1881)   composer, piano
  Hammer, Marie (a. 19th century )   composer
  Hanel von Cronenthal, Luise Auguste (b. 1836 d. 1896)   composer
  Hardelot, Guy (b. 1858 d. 1936)   composer, piano
  Harraden, Ethel   composer
  Harrison, Annie Fortescue (b. 1849 d. 1944)   composer
  Hartland, Lizzie (a. 1888)   conductor, composer
  Heale, Helene (b. 1855)   piano, composer
  Heidenreich, Henrietta (a. 19th century )   composer
  Heim-Brehm, Mathilde   composer
  Heinke, Ottilie (a. 19th century )   composer
  Hendrich-Merta, Marie (b. 1842)   composer, musician
  Henn, Angelica (b. 1860)   composer
  Hill, Mildred J. (b. 1859 d. 1916)   organ, piano
  Hinrichs, Maria (b. 1828 d. 1891)   composer
  Hodges, Faustina Hasse (b. 1823 d. 1895 a. 1850s)   organ, composer
  Holland, Caroline (a. 19th century )   conductor, composer
  Holmberg, Betty (a. 19th century active: 20th century )   violin, composer
  Holmes, Augusta (Mary Anne) (b. 1847 d. 1903)   composer, compositeur de musique
  Hood, Helen (b. 1863 d. 1949)   composer
  Hopekirk, Helen (d. 1945)   piano, composer
  Horrocks, Amy Elsie (b. 1867)   piano, composer
  Hortense, Eugenie de Beauharnais (b. 1783 d. 1837 a. 1830-1831)   amateur musician, Queen of Holland
  Hovorst   composer
  Hundt, Aline (b. 1849 d. 1873)   piano, composer
  Jacques, Charlotte Adele Louise (b. 1835)   pianiste, compositeur
  Jacquet de la Guerre, Elizabeth-Claude (b. 1666 d. 1729)   composer, harpsichord
  Jaell, Marie (b. 1846 d. 1925)   Klavier, piano
  Janina, Olga (a. 19th century )   piano, teacher
  Janotha, Nathalie (Marie Cecylia) (b. 1856 d. 1932)   piano, composer
  Japha, Louise (b. 1826 d. 1910)   piano, composer
  Jewell, Lucina (b. 1874)   teacher, composer
  Jordan, Dorothea Bland (b. 1762 d. 1816)   actress, singer
  Kainerstorfer, Clotilde (a. 19th century )   composer
  Kanzler, Josephine (b. 1780)   piano, composer
  Kern, Louise (a. 19th century )   composer
  Kinkel, Johanna (b. 1810 d. 1858)   composer, Musikerin
  Kletzinsky, Adele (a. 19th century )   composer
  Kohary, Marie (a. 19th century )   piano, composer
  Komorowska, Stephanie   piano, composer
  Korn, Clara Anna (b. 1866 d. 1940)   educator, composer
  Kralike, Mathilde   composer
  Kramer, Caroline   composer, clarinet
  La Hye, Louise Genevieve (b. 1810 d. 1838)   composer
  La Roche, Rosa (a. 18th century )   harpsichord, piano
  Lang, Josephine (Caroline) (b. 1815 d. 1880)   composer
  Lang, Margaret Ruthven (b. 1867 d. 1972)   composer
  Lannoy, Clementine-Josephine-FRancois-Therese (b. 1764 d. 1820)   piano, composer
  Lawrence, Emily M. (b. 1854)   piano, composer
  Le Beau, Louise Adolfa (b. 1850 d. 1927)   piano, composer
  Lebrun, Franziska [Francesca] (Dorothea) (b. 1756 d. 1791)   soprano, Sangerin
  Lechantre (a. 18th century )   piano, composer
  Lehmann, Liza (Nina Mary Frederica) (b. 1862 d. 1918)   composer, Sanger
  Lewing, Adele (b. 1866 d. 1943)   piano, composer
  Liebmann, Helene (b. 1796)   piano, composer
  Linwood, Mary (b. 1755 d. 1845)   composer, needlework artist
  Loder, Kate (Fanny) (b. 1825 d. 1904)   piano, composer
  Louis (b. 1746 a. 1776)   harpsichord, singer
  Macironi, Clara Angela (b. 1821)   composer
  Malibran, Maria-Felicia Garcia (b. 1808 d. 1836 a. 19th century )   cantatrice, mezzo-soprano
  Marchesi   composer
  Marckwald, Grace (a. 19th century )   composer
  Maria Antonia Walpurgis (b. 1724 d. 1780)   princess, amateur musician
  Maria Charlotte Amalie (b. 1751)   composer
  Mariani-Campolieti, Virginia (b. 1869)   compositrice, direttore d'orchestra
  Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (b. 1755 d. 1793)   singer
  Marshall, Julia (b. 1843)   composer
  Martinez, Marianne (b. 1744 d. 1812)   Sangerin, Komponistin
  Marx, Bertha (b. 1859 d. 1925)   Klavier, pianiste
  Massart, Louise-Aglae (b. 1827 d. 1887)   piano
  Maury, Renaud (a. 19th century )   composer
  Mayer, Emilie (b. 1821 d. 1883)   piano, composer
  Melville, Marguerite Liszniewska (b. 1884 d. 1935)   piano, composer
  Merrick, C. (a. 20th century )   composer
  Milanollo, Teresa [Domenico Maria Teresa] (b. 1827 d. 1904)   violin, composer
  Mizangere (b. 1693 d. 1779)   harpsichord, composer
  Molinos-Lafitt, A. (b. 1798)   piano, composer
  Montgeroult, Helene de Nervode (b. 1764 d. 1836)   piano, teacher
  Moseley, Caroline Carr (a. 1882)   composer
  Mounsey, Ann (Sheppard) (b. 1811 d. 1891)   organ, teacher
  Muller-Gallenhofer, Josepha (b. 1770)   composer
  Mundella, Emma (b. 1858 d. 1896)   piano, composer
  Munktell, Helena Mathilda (b. 1852 d. 1919)   composer
  Needham, Alicia Adelaide (b. 1864 d. 1945)   composer
  Netzel, Laura Constanze (b. 1839 d. 1927)   composer
  Neuville, Alphonse (a. 19th century )   composer
  Nunn, Elizabeth Annie (b. 1861 d. 1894)   composer
  Oakey, Maggie [Anne Louisa Margaret] (b. 1864 d. 1952)   piano
  Ohe, Adele (b. 1864 d. 1937)   Klavier, piano
  Olagnier, Marguerite (b. 1844 d. 1906)   composer
  Olga (a. 19th century )   composer
  Oliver, Kate   composer
  Orger, Caroline (b. 1818 d. 1892)   composer, piano
  Orth, Lizette Emma (b. 1858 d. 1913)   composer, musician
  Osterzee, Cornelia (b. 1863)   composer
  Oury, Anna Caroline (b. 1808 d. 1880)   piano, composer
  Paradis, Maria Theresia (b. 1759 d. 1824)   composer, piano
  Park, Edna Rosalind (a. 19th century )   composer
  Parke, Maria Hester (b. 1775 d. 1822)   singer, piano
  Parkyns, Beatrice (a. 19th century )   composer
  Perronnet, Amelie (b. 1831 d. 1903)   composer, Textdichterin
  Pessiak-Schmerling, Anna (b. 1834 d. 1896)   teacher, composer
  Pfeilschifter, Julie Sophie Marie Agathe (b. 1840)   composer
  Pierpont, Marie (d. 1896 died: 1896 a. 1888-1890)   organ, composer
  Pittman, Alice Locke (a. 19th century )   composer
  Plitt, Agathe (b. 1831 d. 1902)   piano, composer
  Pollet, Marie   composer
  Porter, Edith Noyes   composer
  Prescott, Oliveria Louisa (b. 1842 d. 1919)   composer
  Princess Beatrice of Battenberg (a. 1900)   composer
  Puget, Loisa [Louise Francoise] (b. 1810 d. 1889 a. 19th century )   composer, singer
  Quinault, Marie-Anne-Catherine (b. 1695 d. 1791)   singer
  Radecki, Olga (a. 1882)   composer, Musikerin
  Ralph, Kate (a. 1870)   piano, composer
  Ramann, Lina (b. 1833 d. 1912)   writer, teacher
  Rees, Clara H. (a. 19th century )   organ, composer
  Reichardt, Louise (b. 1779 d. 1826)   composer, teacher of singing
  Rennes, Catharina (b. 1858 d. 1940)   composer, music educator
  Ricotti, Onestia (a. 19th century )   piano, composer
  Ringelsberg, Mathilde (a. 19th century )   composer
  Ritter, Fanny Malone Raymond (b. 1840 d. 1890)   translator, singer
  Rive-King, Julie (d. 1937)   piano
  Robert-Mazel, Helene (a. 19th century )   piano, composer
  Rogers, Clara Kathleen (b. 1844 d. 1931)   singer, composer
  Rontgen, Amanda (b. 1853 d. 1894)   composer
  Roswitha, Helen (a. 10th century )   composer
  Rudersdorff, Hermine (b. 1822 d. 1882)   soprano, composer
  Ruta, Gilda (b. 1856)   insegnante di pianoforte, compositrice
  Saint-Didier (b. 1790 a. 1820)   composer
  Sainte-Croix (b. 1843)   composer
  Sainton-Dolby, Charlotte Helen (b. 1821 d. 1885)   contralto, teacher
  Sanders, Alma (a. 1880)   composer, piano
  Schaden, Nanette   piano, composer
  Schaeffer, Theresa (a. 19th century )   composer
  Schauroth, Delphine (b. 1814)   piano, composer
  Schimon, Anna Regan (b. 1841 d. 1902)   singer
  Schirmacher, Dora (b. 1857)   piano, composer
  Schumann, Clara (Josephine) (b. 1819 d. 1896)   Klavier, pianiste
  Schuppe-Benfey, Anna (b. 1831 d. 1903)   composer, Schriftstellerin
  Scott, John Douglas (b. 1810 d. 1900)   poet, composer
  Seneke, Teresa (b. 1848 d. 1875)   composer
  Serov   composer
  Siegfried, Lillie Mahon   composer
  Sirmen, Maddalena Laura (b. 1735 d. 1785 a. 1782)   violin, composer
  Skinner, Florence Marian (a. 1877-1883)   composer
  Smith, Alice Mary (b. 1839 d. 1884)   composer
  Smith, Eleanor Louise (b. 1858 d. 1942)   piano, organ
  Smyth, Ethel (Mary) (b. 1858 d. 1944)   composer
  Starck, Ingeborg (b. 1840 d. 1913)   piano, composer
  Stecher, Marianus (b. 1760)   composer, piano
  Steiner, Emma Roberts (b. 1850 d. 1929)   conductor, composer
  Stirling, Elizabeth (b. 1819 d. 1895 a. 1856)   composer, organ
  Stocker, Stella (b. 1858 d. 1925)   teacher of singing, lecturer
  Stollewerk, Nina (b. 1825)   composer
  Stubenberg, Anna Zichy (a. 19th century )   composer
  Sutro, Florence Edith (b. 1865 d. 1906)   piano, songwriter
  Swepstone, Edith (a. 1897)   composer
  Sztaray, Margit (a. 19th century )   composer
  Szymanowska, Maria Agata (b. 1789 d. 1831)   piano, composer
  Tardieu de Malleville, Charlotte (b. 1830 d. 1890)   piano, composer
  Temple, Hope (b. 1859 d. 1938)   songwriter
  Thegerstrom, Hilda Aurora (b. 1838 d. 1907)   piano, composer
  Thys, Pauline (b. 1836 d. 1909)   composer, ecrivain
  Train, Adelaine (a. 19th century )   composer
  Travenot, Marchesa (a. 1789)   songwriter
  Tretbar, Helen (a. 19th century )   composer
  Troup, Emily Josephine (d. 1912)   violin, composer
  Trust, Helen Mary   soprano, composer
  Tschitscherin, Theodosia (a. 19th century )   composer
  Tunison, Louise (a. 20th century )   composer
  Tussenbroek, Hendrika (b. 1854 d. 1935)   composer, teacher
  Tyrrell, Agnes (b. 1846 d. 1883)   composer, piano
  Uccelli, Caroline (b. 1810 d. -1885)   composer
  Van Buren, Alicia (a. 20th century )   composer
  Verger, Virginie Morel (b. 1779 d. 1870)   piano, composer
  Viardot, Louise (Pauline Marie) Heritte (b. 1841 d. 1918)   contralto, teacher
  Viardot, Pauline [Michelle Ferdinande Pauline] (b. 1821 d. 1910 a. 19th century )   cantante de opera, chanteuse
  Vigny, Louise (a. 19th century )   composer
  Vorwerk, Henrietta (b. 1843)   composer
  Wandall, Tekla Griebel (b. 1866 d. 1940)   composer, Komponist
  Westrop, Kate (a. 1887)   organ, piano
  White, Maud Valerie (b. 1855 d. 1937)   composer, writer
  Wieck, Marie (b. 1832 d. 1916)   piano, teacher
  Williams, Margaret (a. 19th century )   composer
  Winkel, Therese Emilie Henriette (b. 1784 d. 1867)   harp, composer
  Wood, Mary Knight (b. 1857 d. 1944)   composer, piano
  Woolf, Sophia Julia (b. 1831 d. 1893)   piano, composer
  Wurm, Mary (b. 1860 d. 1938)   Dirigent, Klavier
  Young, Harriet Maitland (b. 1838 a. 1882)   composer
  Zapater, Rosaria (b. 1840 a. 1865)   poet, composer
  Zaubiter, Ida   composer, zither
  Zimmermann, Agnes (Marie Jacobina) (b. 1847 d. 1925)   piano, composer
  Zumsteeg, Emilie (b. 1796 d. 1857)   composer, Pianistin

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