1900 – 1950

Renard, Claire

2022/05/12

Claire Renard’s (1944) work embodies the rigor and experimentation of her classical and electroacoustic training. Her multidisciplinary creations investigate a specific listening project using the voice, combinations of instruments and electronics, spaces, and states… Läs mer

Lejet, Edith

2021/05/7

Edith Lejet (born 19 July 1941) is a French composer and music educator. https://www.edith-lejet.com/

Fuchs, Lillian

2015/11/19

Lillian Fuchs, 1901–1995, United States Violist, music educator, and composer. Born into a family of musicians, she began studying piano but continued with the violin, making her professional debut in New York in… Läs mer

Perry, Julia

2015/08/28

Julia Amanda Perry, (1924–1979), United States Studied piano, voice, and composition at Westminster Choir College. Later studied with Luigi Dallapiccola at the Berkshire Music Center, Tanglewood. She received two Guggenheim Fellowships and… Läs mer

Harrison, Pamela

2015/08/5

Pamela Harrison (1915–1990), United Kingdom Pianist, music educator, and composer. Studied at the Royal College of Music, London. She wrote many works, chiefly chamber and vocal music, but also pieces for orchestra,… Läs mer

Stants, Iet

2015/04/27

Iet Stants, Hendrika Henriëtte Cornelia Stants (1903–1968), the Netherlands She was one of Willem Pijper’s first composition students (in the early 1920s). Her most productive period was 1920–1926. Composed for orchestra… Läs mer

Anderson, Laurie

2014/05/12

Laura Phillips ‘Laurie’ Anderson (b. 1947), United States Musician and composer. First made a name for herself as a performance artist in New York in the 1970s, and later became well-known… Läs mer

Moszumańska-Nazar, Krystyna

2014/04/25

Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar (1924–2009), Ukraine/Poland Born in Lviv, Ukraine; moved to Kraków, Poland after WWII, where she studied composition and piano at the State Higher School of Msuic. She won many… Läs mer

Whitehead, Gillian

2013/05/26

Gillian Whitehead (b. 1941), New Zealand Dame Gillian Karawe Whitehead. She studied composition at the University of Sydney and later for Peter Maxwell Davies in Adelaide. She has worked in the U.K.,… Läs mer

Vlad, Marina Marta

2013/05/26

Marina Marta Vlad  (b. 1949), Romania Studied violin at the music high school in Bucharest and composition at the National University of Music in Bucharest, where she has also served as professor…. Läs mer

Silver, Sheila

2013/05/26

Sheila Silver (b. 1946), United States Began piano studies at age five. Later studied at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Brandeis University, Michigan. Professor at the State University of… Läs mer

Barkin, Elaine

2013/05/26

Elaine Barkin, née Radoff (b. 1932), United States Composer, writer, and teacher. Studied composition and music theory at Queens College in New York and at Brandeis University. Has taught at Queens College,… Läs mer

Frajt, Ludmila

2013/05/26

Ludmila Frajt (1919–1999), Serbia Yugoslavian/Serbian composer. Studied composition at the Belgrade Music Academy, where her studies were interrupted by the Second World War. She was a Deputy Music Director at Radio Belgrade… Läs mer

Fox, Erika

2013/05/26

Erika Fox (b. 1936), United Kingdom Composer and pedagogue. Born in Vienna, she emigrated with her Jewish family to England in 1939. Studied composition at the Royal College of Music, London, and… Läs mer

Franchi, Dorothea Anne

2013/05/26

Dorothea Anne Franchi  (1920–2003), New Zealand Pianist, teacher, and composer. Studied at the University of Auckland and the Royal College of Music, London. She was musical director and pianist at the New… Läs mer

Burrell, Diana

2013/05/26

Diana Burrell (b. 1948), United Kingdom Studied at Cambridge University. Began her career as a viola player, later became a full-time composer. She has composed orchestral, chamber, and choral works and… Läs mer

Shaw Wylie, Ruth

2013/05/26

Ruth Shaw Wylie (1916–1989), United States Composer and educator. Studied composition at Wayne State University, Michigan, and at the Eastman School of Music. She also studied for Artur Honegger, Samuel Barber, and Aaron Copland at… Läs mer

Walker, Gwyneth Van Anden

2013/05/26

Gwyneth van Anden Walker (b. 1947), United States Composer and educator. Attended Brown University and the Hartt School of Muisc; she also taught at both schools before turning to composition full-time. She composes… Läs mer

White, Ruth

2013/05/26

Ruth White (b. 1925), United States Composer and publicist. Studied composition at Carnegie Tech, Pennsylvania, in addition to violin, cello, harp, clarinet, and horn. She continued her studies with the avant-garde… Läs mer

Uyttenhove, Yolande

2013/05/23

Yolande Uyttenhove (1925–2000), Belgium Composer and pianist. Trained at the Brussels Conservatory and the Royal Academy of Music, London. She founded a music school in 1972 in Braine-l’Alleud, where she was… Läs mer