Women in Art and History

Johanna Müller-Hermann

Do you know the composer Johanna Müller-Hermann? No? This is not very surprising at present, but during her lifetime it was different, and this article is intended to arouse curiosity about her music.
On 19 March 1930, the daily newspaper “Wiener Journal” announced that a work by “Johann Fr. Müller-Hermann” would be premiered that evening at the fourth regular social concert of the “Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde”. A first indication that female composers were a bit suspect.

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...

Melitta coffee filter

Melitta coffee filterby Thomas StieglerMelitta coffee filterby Thomas StieglerAround 1900, drinking coffee was no longer a luxury. For many people, it was as much a part of the day as the midday soup or saying grace.But although it was becoming increasingly popular,...
Emilie Mayer

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, 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...

Melitta coffee filter

Melitta coffee filter

Melitta coffee filterby Thomas StieglerMelitta coffee filterby Thomas StieglerAround 1900, drinking coffee was no longer a luxury. For many people, it was as much a part of the day as the midday soup or saying grace.But although it was becoming increasingly popular,...

Isabella of Bourbon-Parma

Isabella of Bourbon-Parma

The Empresses Elisabeth, Maria Theresa, perhaps Zita – for the most part, the collective memory stops at this point to remember other Habsburg women. Historiography is still too masculine to be associated with mostly …

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Wilhelmine von Bayreuth

Wilhelmine von Bayreuth

The life of Wilhelmine von Bayreuth, who devoted her life almost exclusively to art. The opera house in Bayreuth can also be traced back to her.

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