Canadian Women Guitarists

Throughout history, there have been many Canadian women guitarists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Canadian female guitarists such as Sarah McLachlan, Alanis Morisette, Alanis Morissette, Melissa Auf der Maur, Serena Ryder.

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 1 Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Macleod, Canada

Joni Mitchell is one of the most popular Canadian singer-songwriters. Widely regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time, her songs reflect her feelings about joy, romance, disillusionment, and confusion. Apart from being a musician, Joni is also a visual artist who designs most of her album covers. In fact, she calls herself a painter derailed by circumstance.  

 2 Alissa White-Gluz

Alissa White-Gluz
Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: July 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The frontwoman of the Swedish death metal band Arch Enemy, Alissa White-Gluz is also known as the co-founder of the metalcore band the Agonist. She was once known for performing in over 250 shows a year across the globe. A true-blue vegan, she has won the Libby Award from PETA.

 3 Melissa Auf der Maur

Melissa Auf der Maur
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 4 Feist

Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada

 5 Kiesza

Famous As: Singer songwriter
Birthdate: January 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 6 Terri Clark

Terri Clark
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Terri Clark is a Canadian country music artist who is popular in both Canada and USA. Born into a family of music lovers, she began her career playing gigs at bars. Her first single was a moderate success and helped her get a footing in the music industry. She has since released numerous hit albums and has won many awards. 

 7 Serena Ryder

Serena Ryder
Famous As: singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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 8 Fallon Bowman

Fallon Bowman
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Composer
Birthdate: November 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa

 9 Whitney Rose

Whitney Rose
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prince Edward Island, Canada

Born in Canada, Whitney Rose grew up singing in her family-run bar. The country-pop singer’s hit projects include Heartbreaker of the Year and South Texas Suite. While studying journalism and English in college, music still remained her utmost priority. Now settled in Texas, she is soaking in its rich musical heritage.