Fanny Mendelssohn

Women Composers Celebrated in Classical Piano Recital

Women Composers Celebrated in Classical Piano Recital

Sometimes I stop and ask myself, among the stacks of Chopin and Debussy and Bach and Beethoven (not to mention Scarlatti and Mussorgsky and Copland and Glass) I’ve been playing for most of my life, why every single one of the classical composers I’m familiar with is a man?