Throughout history, there have been many women composers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female composers such as Tori Amos, Nadia Boulanger, Emina Jahović, Francesca Caccini, Clara Wieck Schumann.The women composers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Chaka KhanChaka Khan
23 March 1953, American
Singer
Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986, American
Actress, Singer, Composer

Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983, British
Actress

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953, French, American
TV Host, Actress

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
20 April 1943, American
Actress, Model
Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer

Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger
16 September 1887, French
Musician

Emina JahovićEmina Jahović
15 January 1982, Serbian
Singer-songwriter
Germaine TailleferreGermaine Tailleferre
19 April 1892, French
Composer

Francesca CacciniFrancesca Caccini
18 September 1587, Italian
Composer & Singer
Clara Wieck SchumannClara Wieck Schumann
13 September 1819, German
Musician & Composer

Amatus Sami-KarimAmatus Sami-Karim
 , American
Musician, Composer, Actress

Celine DionCeline Dion
30 March 1968, Canadian
Singer, Actor, Voice actor, Musician, Pianist,

Adrienne BailonAdrienne Bailon
24 October 1983, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer,

Neneh CherryNeneh Cherry
10 March 1964, Swedish
Singer
Ashley TisdaleAshley Tisdale
02 July 1985, American
Singer, Model, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Voice

KelisKelis
21 August 1979, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Chef

Michelle PhillipsMichelle Phillips
04 June 1944, American
Television actor, Singer, Actor,

Bebe BuellBebe Buell
14 July 1953, American
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Model, Playboy Playmate,
Linda PerryLinda Perry
15 April 1965, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Record

Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan
28 January 1986, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer, Model
Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984, Indian
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer

Gladys KnightGladys Knight
28 May 1944, American
Singer, Actor, Composer, Musician, Television

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
13 September 1977, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist,
Petula ClarkPetula Clark
15 November 1932, British
Singer

Anuradha PaudwalAnuradha Paudwal
27 October 1952, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer
Susanna HoffsSusanna Hoffs
17 January 1959, American
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film producer, Musician,

Amelia WarnerAmelia Warner
04 June 1982, British
Actress

Debbie GibsonDebbie Gibson
31 August 1970, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer, Film
KT TunstallKT Tunstall
23 June 1975, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Pianist

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La Toya JacksonLa Toya Jackson
29 May 1956, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter,
Diane WarrenDiane Warren
07 September 1956, American
Composer, Songwriter, Musician

Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,

Grey DeLisleGrey DeLisle
24 August 1973, American
Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer,
Regina SpektorRegina Spektor
18 February 1980, American
Singer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter,
Alka YagnikAlka Yagnik
20 March 1966, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer

Tash SultanaTash Sultana
18 June 1995, Australian
Singer-songwriter

Loreena McKennittLoreena McKennitt
17 February 1957, Canadian
Singer, Composer, Pianist, Musician, Songwriter

Amanda PalmerAmanda Palmer
30 April 1976, American
Singer, Street artist, Composer, Pianist,
Judy CollinsJudy Collins
01 May 1939, American
Singer, Street artist, Singer-songwriter,

Tina ArenaTina Arena
01 November 1967, Australian
Singer, Songwriter, Television presenter, Actor,

Beth HartBeth Hart
24 January 1972, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Composer

Joan OsborneJoan Osborne
08 July 1962, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record

Juana Inés de la CruzJuana Inés de la Cruz
12 November 1651, Mexican
Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher,
Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
17 August 1977, Finnish
Singer, Opera singer, Composer, Pianist,

Buffy Sainte-MarieBuffy Sainte-Marie
20 February 1941, Canadian
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Visual artist, Record
Tanita TikaramTanita Tikaram
12 August 1969, Malaysian, British
Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Mary TraversMary Travers
09 November 1936, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Marianne Jean-BaptisteMarianne Jean-Baptiste
26 April 1967, British
Actress
Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki
02 October 1978, Japanese
Singer, Seiyū, Songwriter, Model, Actor,

Sylvia FineSylvia Fine
29 August 1913, American
Actor, Film producer, Composer, Lyricist,
Susan TedeschiSusan Tedeschi
09 November 1970, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Guitarist

Ofra HazaOfra Haza
19 November 1957, Israeli
Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist,

Gretchen WilsonGretchen Wilson
26 June 1973, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Musician, Songwriter,

Melody GardotMelody Gardot
02 February 1985, American
Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Singer,

Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading
09 December 1950, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record
Clara SchumannClara Schumann
13 September 1819, German
Pianist, Composer, Music educator

Wendy CarlosWendy Carlos
14 November 1939, American
Musician

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946, French
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer

Sona MohapatraSona Mohapatra
17 June 1978, Indian
Composer, Songwriter, Record producer, Singer
Paula ColePaula Cole
05 April 1968, American
Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Record

Rebecca St. JamesRebecca St. James
26 July 1977, Australian
Film actor, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor,
Kavita KrishnamurthyKavita Krishnamurthy
25 January 1958, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer

Lisa GerrardLisa Gerrard
12 April 1961, Australian
Singer, Composer, Musician, Film score composer

Lisa OrigliassoLisa Origliasso
25 December 1984, Australian
Singer, Composer, Actor, Songwriter
Bat for LashesBat for Lashes
25 October 1979, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,

Jackie DeShannonJackie DeShannon
21 August 1941, American
Singer-songwriter
Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820, American
Poet

Laura PausiniLaura Pausini
16 May 1974, Italian
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record

Toni TennilleToni Tennille
08 May 1940, American
Singer-songwriter
Willa FordWilla Ford
22 January 1981, American
Actor, Model, Singer, Composer, Dancer, Musician,

Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto
29 March 1940, Brazilian
Singer, Composer, Jazz musician, Songwriter
Phoebe SnowPhoebe Snow
17 July 1950, American
Singer-songwriter

Fran WalshFran Walsh
10 January 1959, New Zealander
Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Songwriter,

Sadhana SargamSadhana Sargam
07 March 1974, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer

Judee SillJudee Sill
07 October 1944, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist
Gillian WelchGillian Welch
02 October 1967, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Composer
Carole Bayer SagerCarole Bayer Sager
08 March 1947, American
Songwriter, Singer, Composer, Lyricist

Cristina ScabbiaCristina Scabbia
06 June 1972, Italian
Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Lisa FischerLisa Fischer
German
 

Alice EnglertAlice Englert
15 August 1994, Australian
Actress
Emily RobisonEmily Robison
16 August 1972, American
Street artist, Musician, Singer, Banjoist,

Kari JobeKari Jobe
06 April 1981, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer

Sneha KhanwalkarSneha Khanwalkar
28 April 1983, Indian
Composer, Music director

Dar WilliamsDar Williams
19 April 1967, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Writer, Singer,

Barbara OrbisonBarbara Orbison
10 January 1950, German, American
Record producer, Music publisher, Composer
Evelyn GlennieEvelyn Glennie
19 July 1965, British
Composer, Percussionist

Laura VeirsLaura Veirs
24 October 1973, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Dulce MaríaDulce María
06 December 1985, Mexican
Actor, Singer, Composer, Poet, Vedette, Television

Jenny BerggrenJenny Berggren
19 May 1972, Swedish
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Poet
Vashti BunyanVashti Bunyan
1945 AD, British
singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter, guitarist
Kay ThompsonKay Thompson
09 November 1909, American
Author