Female Conductors

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 1 Nadia Boulanger

Nadia Boulanger
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Famous As: Music Teacher
Birthdate: September 16, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 22, 1979

Born to a music instructor father, French composer and conductor Nadia Boulanger was no stranger to music as a kid. The first woman to conduct prime orchestras, she had the who’s who of the music industry, such as Elliott Carter, Roy Harris, and Quincy Jones, on her list of students.

 2 Marin Alsop

Marin Alsop
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: October 16, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 3 Mitsuko Uchida

Mitsuko Uchida
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Famous As: Classical pianist, conductor
Birthdate: December 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Atami, Shizuoka, Japan

 4 Antonia Brico

Antonia Brico
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 26, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: August 3, 1989

 5 Nathalie Stutzmann

Nathalie Stutzmann
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Famous As: Contralto
Birthdate: May 6, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Suresnes, France

 6 Debbie Wiseman

Debbie Wiseman
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Famous As: Film score composer
Birthdate: May 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

 7 Naomi Munakata

Naomi Munakata
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: May 31, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
Died: March 26, 2020
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 8 Eímear Noone

Eímear Noone
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Ireland

 9 Rosalyn Tureck

Rosalyn Tureck
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: December 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 17, 2003

 10 Sarah Caldwell

Sarah Caldwell
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Famous As: Opera conductor and producer
Birthdate: March 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Maryville, Missouri, United States
Died: March 23, 2006

 11 Susanna Mälkki

Susanna Mälkki
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: March 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 12 Iona Brown

Iona Brown
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Famous As: Violinist and conductor
Birthdate: January 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salisbury, United Kingdom
Died: June 5, 2004

 13 Eugenia Manolidou

Eugenia Manolidou
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

 14 Han-na Chang

Han-na Chang
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Famous As: Conductor, Cellist
Birthdate: December 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Suwon-si, South Korea

 15 Margaret Hillis

Margaret Hillis
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: October 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kokomo, Indiana, United States
Died: February 4, 1998

 16 Eve Queler

Eve Queler
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: January 11, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 17 Negin Khpalwak

Negin Khpalwak
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: 1997 AD
Birthplace: Kunar, Afghanistan