Jane Erb ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
>>My wife floored me, I am ashamed to say, with a question: "So who were
>>the first great female classical music composers?" I couldn't name one.
>>I can't even remember having ever known an example.
>Hildegard of Bingen?
>Pre 1900, what about Fanny Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann?
What I've herad has been good but not great, although Clara piano concerto
(written at 17 or so) shows great promise but nufortunately she decided
to sacrifice her career for his.
I'd nominate Louise Ferranc.
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