This book features a selection of politically-active, inspiring women who have made important contributions to music history. Their stories begin in the mid-18th Century with Maria Anna “Nannerl” Mozart, a gifted German composer whose abilities were obscured by the popularity of her younger brother Wolfgang. They end in present with popular female figures like Joni Mitchell, legendary Canadian singer/songwriter, and Vanessa Mae, a non-traditional violinist from Singapore.
About the Author
Heather Ball is a professional writer and editor. She has written three other books in the Women’s Hall of Fame Series: Astonishing Women Artists, Remarkable Women Writers and Great Women Leaders. She lives and works in Edmonton.