Female classical music composers

Get a $5.00 Music Credit and download a free album for your iPod® or any MP3 player!

Below is an overview of the 304 female classical music composers that are now included in the Classical Composers Database. The list is ordered by date of birth (if known). Please let me know if any composers are missing from this list.


© 1995–2014 Jos Smeets — Quixote; Last update: 2009-02-02 14:28:21.
composer poster ad

Composer news → rss

Submit news

Upcoming concerts →

Thu 17 Apr: L’Alma Chamber Orchestra en concert, le jeudi 17 avril à la Salle Pleyel 252 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris
Wed 23 Apr: Trois Miniatures Pour quatuor à cordes, Premiere and workshop by the Arditti Quartet Milton court concert hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama (London)
Thu 24 Apr: Von Hollywood nach Pankow - Hanns Eisler und die Frauen Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Sun 27 Apr: Godelieve Shrama + Wouter Snoei Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Piet Heinkade 1 Amsterdam
Sat 3 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” Church of the Holy Apostles New York
Submit concert

Today → (17 Apr) rss

Birthdays:
Dying days:
Events:
(1875) Anton Rubinstein: Premiere of Die Makkabäer, in Berlin, Germany.
(1928) Igor Stravinsky: Premiere of Apollon Musagète, in Washington, USA.
(1989) Andrew Lloyd Webber: Premiere of Aspects of Love, in London, England.

Tomorrow → rss

Latest changes → rss

Mitch Leigh (17 Mar)
Jean Wiener (11 Mar)
John Carbon (4 Mar)
Pawlu Grech (3 Mar)
Luigi Nono (27 Feb)

Best visited →

Find sheet music:

(At least 4 characters; more than 1 word allowed.)

iTunes Store: Top Albums in Classical

[details ←] The Piano Guys - The Piano Guys
[details ←] The 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music - London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
[details ←] The 50 Most Essential Pieces of Classical Music - Various Artists
[details ←] Music from the Suitcase: A Collection of Russian Miniatures - Yevgeny Kutik
[details ←] 2Cellos - 2CELLOS
[details ←] The 100 Most Essential Pieces of Classical Music - Various Artists
[details ←] The Piano Guys 2 - The Piano Guys
[details ←] The Best of Andrea Bocelli - Vivere (Bonus Track Version) - Andrea Bocelli
[details ←] Beethoven: The Complete Symphony Collection - London Symphony Orchestra & Josef Krips
[details ←] Lent At Ephesus - Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale