Italian Women Composers

Throughout history, there have been many Italian women composers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Italian female composers such as Francesca Caccini, Laura Pausini, Cristina Scabbia, Gianna Nannini, Barbara Strozzi.

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 1 Barbara Strozzi

Barbara Strozzi
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Famous As: Composer and singer of the Baroque Period
Birthdate: August 6, 1619
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: November 11, 1677

 2 Francesca Caccini

Francesca Caccini
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Famous As: Composer & Singer
Birthdate: September 18, 1587
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1641 AD

Francesca Caccini was an Italian composer, poet, lutenist, singer, and music teacher. She is best remembered for La liberazione di Ruggiero, her only surviving stage work, which is regarded as the oldest opera composed by a woman. Although little of her music has survived the test of time, Francesca Caccini was known to be a prolific composer.

 3 Isabella Leonarda

Isabella Leonarda
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 6, 1620
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Novara, Italy
Died: February 25, 1704

 4 Settimia Caccini

Settimia Caccini
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 6, 1591
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1638 AD