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Emilie Mayer

Emilie Mayer   by Ute-Gabriela Schneppat Emilie Mayer   by Ute-Gabriela SchneppatEmilie Mayer(* 14 May 1812 in Friedland; † 10 April 1883 in Berlin) Emilie Mayer is probably the first professional female composer. In contemporary reviews she was celebrated as a...

Misia – muse, patron and model

Misia – Muse, Mäzenin und Model   von Anja Weinberger   Misia - muse, patron and model           by Anja WeinbergerI first came across the name Misia Sert when I was looking for a topic for my diploma thesis. The course of study...

Anna Bon di Venezia

Anna Bon di Venezia by Anja WeinbergerTruly astonishing things happen when you try to learn more about Anna Bon. Like a mirage, she appears on the horizon of music history in the 1750s, only to disappear again in the mid-1760s. During this rather short period, she...

The women of the Boulanger family

The women of the Boulanger family     by Anja Weinberger The women of the Boulanger family     by Anja WeinbergerThere were three particularly musical women in the Boulanger family. One was named Marie-Julie, a Halligner by birth, and the...
Les Ballets Russes

Les Ballets Russes

Les Ballets Russes   by Anja Weinberger Les Ballets Russes or "the crazy russian years" in ParisActually, this...

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The Mannheim School

The Mannheim School

The Mannheim School by Anja WeinbergerThe Mannheim School – the symphony orchestra of the future is bornOn December...

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