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Clara Schumann: after 200 years still overshadowed by Robert

Two hundred years ago, on 13 September 1819, Clara Schumann was born in Leipzig, as Clara Wieck. She ranks as one of the greatest pianists of the nineteenth century. Against her father’s will she married Robert Schumann, whose work she … Continue reading

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Between diapers & dishes – the (in)visibility of the female composer

Amsterdam, 8 March 2018. No chance to miss today is women’s day. The media are brimming with articles about the unequal pay for women and their still limited representation in prestigious positions. – In politics, the business world, universities and … Continue reading

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Vanachter de chador – vrouwelijke componist nog altijd veronachtzaamd

Surfend op het internet stuitte ik op een blog over de veronachtzaming van vrouwelijke componisten dat ik in 2009 schreef voor Radio 4. Helaas is de inhoud nog altijd actueel. Daarom vandaag een herplaatsing op mijn eigen blog. Weblog: Vanachter … Continue reading

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