Female Composers-Maestrinas

by quietgiant2 | created - 10 Jun 2018 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

Related Lists Movie Composers-Maestros https://www.imdb.com/list/ls003410756/ Opera Singers https://www.imdb.com/list/ls052614697/

I would like to include Sylvia Constantinidis, but she not exist to IMDB

1. Sofiya Gubaydulina

Soundtrack | The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Sofiya Gubaydulina was born on October 24, 1931 in Chistopol, Tatarskaya ASSR, RSFSR, USSR. She is a composer, known for The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Vertikal (1966) and Den angela (1968).

2. Maria Newman

Music_department | Deep Blue Sea

Recognized and Commended by the United States Congress, Maria Newman is an award-winning composer, violinist, violist and pianist. As an Annenberg Foundation Composition Fellow, a long-standing multiple Mary Pickford Foundation Composition Fellow, and violin soloist/featured composer in such ...

3. Anne Dudley

Composer | The Crying Game

English composer and pop musician. Was a prominent member of the synthpop band The Art of Noise. Now, a critically acclaimed composer. Won an Oscar for Best Original Music or Comedy Score for work in The Full Monty (1997). Since has composed music for more than forty films, including: The Crying ...

5. Yuki Kajiura

Composer | .hack//SIGN

Yuki Kajiura was born on August 6, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan. She is a composer, known for .hack//SIGN (2002), Fate/Zero (2011) and Reservoir Chronicle: Tsubasa (2005).

6. Lisa Gerrard

Soundtrack | Gladiator

With a vision and vocal style that is as unique as it is precise and all-embracing, Lisa Gerrard has established herself as one of the world's most highly acclaimed film composers, winning a Golden Globe for her work on the score for 'Gladiator' with Hans Zimmer.

Lisa also received an Oscar ...

7. Laura Karpman

Composer | Underground

Four-time Emmy winning composer and composer of the Grammy-winning album Ask Your Mama, Laura Karpman maintains a vibrant career in film, television, video-game and concert music. Her distinguished credits include the series Underground, in collaboration with Raphael Saadiq and John Legend, Step, a...

8. Jocelyn Pook

Composer | Eyes Wide Shut

Born in Solihull in 1960, Jocelyn Pook graduated from the London Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1983 and began as a professional viola player. After a number of successful compositions for the concert hall and theatre, she began scoring films in 1996, starting with the short documentary ...

9. Lydia Kavina

Music_department | eXistenZ

Lydia Kavina is a composer, professional thereminist, and master teacher of the theremin. At age 9, Lydia began her study of the instrument with Professor Theremin, a first cousin of her grandfather. Her stage career as theremin player began at age 14. She studied musical theory and composition in ...

10. Doreen Carwithen

Composer | Mantrap

British classical and film composer of the 1950's, also cellist, violinist and pianist. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, she began in films as assistant to music director Muir Mathieson. She was married to the composer William Alwyn.

11. Leah Curtis

Music_department | Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage

Won the BMI Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Award in Los Angeles USA.

12. Rachel Portman

Composer | Never Let Me Go

Rachel Portman was born on December 11, 1960 in Haslemere, Surrey, England as Rachel Mary Berkeley Portman. She is known for her work on Never Let Me Go (2010), Emma (1996) and Chocolat (2000). She has been married to Uberto Pasolini since 1995. They have three children.

13. Sneha Khanwalkar

Composer | Gangs of Wasseypur

Sneha Khanwalkar is known for her work on Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (2010) and Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015).

14. Laura Rossi

Composer | London to Brighton

Laura Rossi has written music extensively for film and television, including the critically acclaimed London to Brighton, The Eichmann Show, starring Martin Freeman and Anthony LaPaglia, Song for Marion, starring Vanessa Redgrave and Terence Stamp, and Hurricane directed by David Blair.

She has also...

16. Pinar Toprak

Composer | Captain Marvel

Pinar Toprak was born in 1980 in Istanbul, Turkey as Pinar Ozlem Toprak. She is known for her work on Captain Marvel (2019), Fortnite (2017) and Krypton (2018). She was previously married to Thanos Kazakos.

17. Lesley Barber

Composer | Manchester by the Sea

A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Class of 2016, film composer Lesley Barber writes music marked by intelligence and emotional depth. She has scored a string of award-winning and highly acclaimed projects, including Kenneth Lonergan's multi-award-winning and ...

18. Starr Parodi

Composer | Bert Stern: Original Madman

Starr Parodi's compositions and performances are inspired by the resonance of the world in which we live.

Starr's work has been featured on NPR, KCRW and iHEART Radio, and in numerous films, television series and hundreds of iconic movie trailers. Her darkly innovative production/arrangement of the ...

19. Michiru Oshima

Composer | Shitsurakuen

Michiru Oshima was born on March 16, 1961 in Nagasaki, Japan. She is known for her work on Lost Paradise (1997), Memories of Tomorrow (2006) and Bizan (2007).

20. Penka Kouneva

Composer | Heroes and Legends Featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Recognized across Hollywood as an extraordinary talent and artist of uncommon passion, Penka Kouneva has scored enduring titles such as Prince of Persia game, The Mummy VR game, and the NASA multimedia exhibit Heroes and Legends at the Kennedy Space Center. Her music has received national press as ...

21. Yôko Kanno

Composer | Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex

Yôko Kanno was born on March 18, 1964 in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. She is known for her work on Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002), Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001) and Wolf's Rain (2003).

pseudonym used by Masumi Itō

23. Chanda Dancy

Composer | Everything Before Us

Chanda Dancy is known for her work on Everything Before Us (2015), Lethal Seduction (2015) and The Knife of Don Juan (2013).

24. Miriam Cutler

Soundtrack | Arlington Road

Emmy nominated Composer, Miriam Cutler has an extensive background in scoring for independent film & TV projects, as well as two circuses. In June, 2013, Miriam was chosen by her peers to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a member of the Documentary Branch. In 2014 she was ...

25. Natalie Holt

Composer | Three Girls

Emmy Nominated 2017, Ivor Novello winner and Royal Television Society winning composer Natalie Holt has created dramatic original scores for feature films, television drama, and narrative-driven entertainment. Her latest projects include the powerful series for BBC1, Three Girls directed by ...

26. Clair Marlo

Music_department | Poseidon

For critically acclaimed composer and recording artist Clair Marlo, music has been an inspiring journey leading from her roots in the Istrian Coast of Croatia to the magnetic world of film and television.

In the area where Clair grew up, mandolins, bouzoukis, zournas, and other unusual ethnic ...

28. Usha Khanna

Music_department | Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan?

Was involved with director Nikhil Saini.

29. Sonya Belousova

Composer | The Romanoffs

Most recently, Belousova scored "The Romanoffs," Amazon Studio's globe-spanning ambitious follow-up to "Man Men" from creator Matthew Weiner. The anthology series features a star-studded cast including Christina Hendricks, Aaron Eckhart, Isabelle Huppert, Diane Lane, Amanda Peet, Jack Huston, John ...

30. Sylvia Fine

Soundtrack | The Five Pennies

Sylvia Fine was born on August 29, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was married to Danny Kaye. She died on October 28, 1991 in Manhattan, New York City.

31. Gaili Schoen

Composer | Festival in Cannes

Since scoring Deja Vu (Vanessa Redgrave, Stephen Dillane) for director Henry Jaglom in 1997, film composer Gaili Schoen has scored an eclectic variety of feature films, including Paramount Classics' Festival in Cannes (Ron Silver, Maximilian Schell) and Porchlight Entertainment's Mothers and ...

32. Drum & Lace

Composer | The First Monday in May

Drum & Lace, is an Italian composer, sound artist and performer that writes and creates music for film and media. Raised in Florence, Italy she received her Undergraduate Degree from Berklee College of Music (Film Scoring & Composition) and a Masters Degree (Music Technology & Composition) from New...

33. Angela Morley

Music_department | Peeping Tom

Angela Morley was born on March 10, 1924 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Walter Stott. She is known for her work on Peeping Tom (1960), Watership Down (1978) and The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976). She was married to Christine Parker and Beryl Stott. She died on January 14, ...

34. Elisabeth Lutyens

Composer | Never Take Sweets from a Stranger

Elisabeth Lutyens was born on July 9, 1906 in Bloomsbury, London, England as Agnes Elisabeth Lutyens. She is known for her work on Never Take Sweets from a Stranger (1960), Paranoiac (1963) and Theatre of Death (1967). She was married to Edward Clark and Ian Glennie. She died on April 14, 1983 in ...

35. Debbie Wiseman

Composer | Lesbian Vampire Killers

Debbie Wiseman was born on May 10, 1963 in London, England. She is known for her work on Vampire Killers (2009), Flood (2007) and Adventures of Arsene Lupin (2004). She has been married to Tony Wharmby since September 21, 1987.

36. Britta Phillips

Actress | Frances Ha

Britta Phillips wanted to pursue a career in music and decided to move to New York City when she was 19. Her dad did jingles in New York, and through his connections, she was able to audition for the cartoon series JEM, and was hired to sing the lead voice of JEM. The series ran from 1985 - 1988, ...

37. Julie Delpy

Actress | Trois couleurs: Blanc

Julie Delpy was born in Paris, France, in 1969 to Albert Delpy and Marie Pillet, both actors.

She was first featured in Jean-Luc Godard's Détective (1985) at the age of fourteen. She has starred in many American and European productions since then, including Disney's The Three Musketeers (...

38. Lady Gaga

Soundtrack | A Star Is Born

Lady Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, is an American songwriter, singer, actress, philanthropist, dancer and fashion designer.

Gaga was born on March 28, 1986 in Manhattan, New York City, to Cynthia Louise (Bissett) and Joseph Anthony Germanotta, Jr., an internet entrepreneur. Her ...

39. Kyls Burtland

Composer | Here Come the Habibs!

Kyls Burtland is a composer, known for Here Come the Habibs! (2016), Dawn (2015) and Destination Flavour: Down Under (2014).

40. Zoë Poledouris

Soundtrack | Starship Troopers

The elder of Basil Poledouris' two daughters, Zoë was born on August 25, 1973 in Los Angeles. Zoë grew up interpreting her father's music with movement on ice as a competitive figure skater. At the age of nine years, she performed a piece on the recorder for her father which became the melody for "...

41. Yôko Shimomura

Soundtrack | Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Yôko Shimomura was born on October 19, 1967 in Hyogo, Japan. She is a composer, known for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (2018), Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016) and Parasite Eve (1998).

43. Deborah Mollison

Composer | Sipped

Deborah Mollison is an award winning composer, songwriter and pianist who is perhaps best known for her score to East is East which was one of the most commercially successful independent British movies ever produced in the UK. Deborah 's impressive diversity of style is born of a love of the ...

44. Deborah Lurie

Composer | Dear John

Deborah Lurie was born on March 9, 1974 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Deborah Ruth Lurie. She is known for her work on Dear John (2010), Spider-Man 3 (2007) and Footloose (2011).

45. Debbie Harry

Actress | Videodrome

Deborah Harry was born Angela Tremble on July 1, 1945 in Miami, Florida. At three months, she was adopted by Catherine (Peters) and Richard Smith Harry, and was raised in Hawthorne, New Jersey. In the 1960s, she worked as a Playboy Bunny and hung out at Max's Kansas City, a famous Warhol-inhabited ...

Blondie band-leader

46. Dolores O'Riordan

Soundtrack | The Devil's Own

Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan was born in Ballybricken, a town 8 miles outside Limerick on Sept. 6, 1971. Her parents are Eileen and Terrance. Terrance was in a wheelchair due to a motorcycle accident. Dolores was the youngest of seven children, and one of two girls. In the late eighties, Dolores ...

47. Kathryn Bostic

Composer | Clemency

Composer and singer/songwriter Kathryn Bostic is known for her work on film, TV and theater. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Television Academy. Kathryn is a recipient of numerous fellowships and awards including the prestigious Time Warner-Sundance ...

48. Wendy Carlos

Music_department | A Clockwork Orange

Wendy Carlos, one of the great innovators in synthesized and electronic music, was born as Walter Carlos in Rhode Island on November 14, 1939. She underwent a sex-change operation in 1972, details of which she revealed during a surprise Playboy interview in 1979. Walter's last credited release is "...

49. Vivian Kubrick

Composer | Full Metal Jacket

Vivian Kubrick was born on August 5, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Vivian Vanessa Kubrick. She is an actress and composer, known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), Shooting 'Full Metal Jacket' (1986) and The Mao Game (1999).

50. Suzanne Ciani

Soundtrack | Super 8

Suzanne Ciani was born on June 4, 1946 in Indiana, USA as Suzanne Elizabeth Ciani. She is a composer, known for Super 8 (2011), The Stepford Wives (1975) and The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981).

52. Danielle Egnew

Composer | Changing Spots

Multi-award winning Artist, Actress, Producer and Psychic Danielle Egnew's name can be found in the areas of music, film, television, radio, and print, in the genres of both performance and production. She has been the subject of magazine cover stories and front page newspaper headlines, ...

53. Bhavatharani R.

Music_department | Bharathi

55. Charlie Chan

Music_department | Me Myself I

56. Marika Takeuchi

Composer | Without You

Composer and pianist Marika Takeuchi, a native of Japan, began studies in classical music at the age of three. In addition to the piano, she played violin and horn for several years. She began studying composition and building a career as a composer at the age of 18 at Shobi Music College in Tokyo....

57. Janette Mason

Composer | Ruby Blue

Janette Mason is a versatile composer with an ability to combine the latest technology with her natural flair for orchestration to create a diverse array of atmospheres and moods. Her adaptable, thoughtful approach enable her to respond imaginatively to a variety of commissions; from documentary ...

60. Claire van Kampen

Music_department | Anonymous

Claire van Kampen was born as Claire Louise van Kampen. She is known for her work on Anonymous (2011), Twelfth Night (2013) and Shakespeare's Globe: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014). She has been married to Mark Rylance since December 21, 1989. She was previously married to Chris van Kampen.

61. Cindy Valentine Leone

Soundtrack | Teen Witch

Valentine Leone was born in Italy in 1975 and raised in Toronto, Canada. She was accepted and studied music in The Royal Conservatory of Toronto. She worked with Jellybean Benitez on Atlantic's "Spilling the Beans" and composed songs for several albums for BMG, RCA,CBS, A&M, Polydor and Columbia. ...

63. Amy Grant

Soundtrack | Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Amy Grant was born on November 25, 1960, in Augusta, Georgia, U.S.A., the youngest of four daughters to Dr. Burton Paine Grant and his wife Gloria. She recorded her first album, a Christian album called, "Amy Grant" in 1977. It initially sold 250,000 copies, eventually selling over a million copies...

64. Jennifer Thomas

Composer | Desert Rose

Jennifer Thomas (born June 23, 1977) is a multi award winning American pianist, violinist, composer, performing artist, and recording artist. She was classically trained at Brigham Young University-Idaho, and started composing in 2003, later releasing her first debut album in 2007. Thomas has ...

The Unoficials(2018) My Choice (2019) Official Site:https://jenniferthomasmusic.com/

Menschen am Sonntag(1930) aka kaetz-Chernin

66. Lindsay Cooper

Music_department | Orlando

Lindsay Cooper was born on March 3, 1951 in Hornsey, England. She is known for her work on Orlando (1992), Spy Trap (1972) and The Gold Diggers (1983). She died on September 18, 2013 in London, England.

67. Shirley Walker

Music_department | Dick Tracy

Shirley Walker was born in Napa, California in 1945. She was educated at Pleasant Hill High School; attended San Francisco State College on piano scholarship; studied composition with Dr. Roger Nixon; and piano with Harald Logan of Berkeley, California. She was soloist with San Francisco Symphony ...

68. Jill Wisoff

Actress | Creating Karma

Jill Wisoff is an American film composer, songwriter, and actress, born in Queens, New York. She is a graduate of Bennington College. Her first home was in the Bronx with her Brooklyn-born parents and younger sister. The family next moved to Frankfurt, Germany, where her father, a medical doctor, ...

69. Jammes Luckett

Soundtrack | May

After running and operating an indie label called Go Little Records for 5 years, and performing in Alien Tempo Experiment 13 for a number of years, Jaye Barnes Luckett combined and changed both into a new music project called Poperratic, to focus on her work as a recording artist, songwriter and ...

worked under various pseudonyms

70. Mica Levi

Composer | Under the Skin

Mica Levi (also known as "Micachu") was born outside of London to a record collector and professional Cellist in a household where music was not just a hobby, but a starting point for everything. Mica was playing violin as soon as she was old enough to hold one. She was classically trained at the ...

71. Kat Green

Producer | The Big Swim

Kat Green was born as Kathryn Greenblatt. She is known for her work on The Big Swim (2016), The Fantastic Four (1994) and She's All That (1999).

73. Monica Dominique

Actress | Linus eller Tegelhusets hemlighet

Monica Dominique was born on July 20, 1940 in Västerås, Västmanlands län, Sweden. She is an actress and composer, known for Linus and the Mysterious Red Brick House (1979), Behind Blue Skies (2010) and Gräsänklingar (1982). She is married to Carl-Axel Dominique.

75. Marian McPartland

Soundtrack | The Human Stain

Marian McPartland was born on March 20, 1918 in Slough, Berkshire, England as Margaret Marian Turner. She was married to Jimmy McPartland. She died on August 20, 2013 in Port Washington, New York, USA.

76. Susie Ibarra

Soundtrack | Tabloid Vivant

Susie Ibarra is a composer, known for Tabloid Vivant (2016), When the Storm Fades (2018) and The Cotabato Sessions (2014).

78. Geri Allen

Soundtrack | Drugstore Cowboy

Geri Allen was born on June 12, 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan, USA as Geri Antoinette Allen. She was a composer and actress, known for Drugstore Cowboy (1989), My Cousin's Ghetto Wedding and Kansas City (1996). She was married to Wallace Roney. She died on June 27, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ...

79. Azalia Snail

Costume_department | Green Lantern

Azalia Snail started as a poet/writer in New York City, as well as a musician during the heyday of the indie/lo-fi rock music scene. She toured extensively through the 1990s with bands like Low, Trumans Water, and The Grifters and has jammed with Beck, The Black Heart Procession, Sportsguitar, and ...

80. Carla Bley

Composer | Mortelle randonnée

Carla Bley was born on May 11, 1936 in Oakland, California, USA as Carla Borg. She is a composer, known for Deadly Circuit (1983), American Playhouse (1981) and Wear (2015). She has been married to Steve Swallow since 1991. She was previously married to Michael Mantler and Paul Bley.

81. Christine Ott

Music_department | Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Christine Ott is a french composer, pianist, multi-instrumentist and 'ondist', one of the few Ondes Martenot masters in the world. "When, in 1928, Maurice Martenot creates for the first time the 'Ondes' that are to make him famous, he does not suspect that 80 years later, a small red-haired ...

82. Ella Fitzgerald

Soundtrack | When Harry Met Sally...

On Saturday, June 15th, 1996, an era in jazz singing came to an end, with the death of Ella Fitzgerald at her home in California. She was the last of four great female jazz singers (including Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and Carmen McRae) who defined one of the most prolific eras in jazz vocal ...

83. Barbra Streisand

Soundtrack | Funny Girl

Barbra Streisand is an American singer, actress, director and producer and one of the most successful personalities in show business. She is the only person ever to receive all of the following: Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Cable Ace, National Endowment for the Arts, and Peabody awards,...

84. Noriko Matsueda

Music_department | The Bouncer

86. Kat Meoz

Composer | The Dust Storm

Kat Meoz is a composer and actress, known for The Dust Storm (2016), Untitled Kansas Bowling Film and Spirit Riser.

88. Sonia Wieder-Atherton

Music_department | Vénus beauté (institut)

Sonia Wieder-Atherton was born in 1961 in New York, USA. She is known for her work on Venus Beauty (1999), A Couch in New York (1996) and La crise (1992). She was previously married to Chantal Akerman.

89. Amy Denio

Actress | To Cross the Rubicon

Amy Denio is an actress and composer, known for To Cross the Rubicon (1991), Shredder Orpheus (1990) and The Naked Proof (2003).

90. Deborah Hurwitz

Music_department | #Stuck

91. Lee Pui Ming

Composer | Thick Lips Thin Lips

Lee Pui Ming was born in 1956 in Hong Kong, China. She is a composer, known for Thick Lips Thin Lips (1994) and Thank God I'm a Lesbian (1992).

or Pui Ming Lee?

92. Melba Liston

Composer | Smile Orange

Melba Liston was born on January 13, 1926 in Missouri, USA as Melba Doretta Liston. She was an actress and composer, known for Smile Orange (1976). She died on April 23, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

93. Veronika Harcsa

Music_department | Zuhanórepülés

Veronika Harcsa was born on October 8, 1982 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress and composer, known for Nosedive (2007), Para (2008) and Lost Times (2009).

94. Caroline Henderson

Actress | Der var engang en dreng - som fik en lillesøster med vinger

Caroline Henderson was born on February 28, 1962 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is known for her work on Skymaster (2006), Always Yours (2007) and Christmas Star (2012).

95. Toshiko Akiyoshi

Self | USA Up All Night

Composer and pianist who has made many records, she was educated at the Music Academy of Dairen and the Berklee School of Music (the latter on scholarship). She studied with Margaret Chaloff. She was piano soloist with the Japan Philharmonic, and a pianist in dance bands from 1948, forming the ...

97. Peggy Stuart

Composer | The Silken Affair

Composer, songwriter and pianist, she studied with Raymond Robinson, Quincy Porter, Heinrich Gebhard, and Russell Cook. She founded and directed the Junior League Orchestra in Boston for seven years. In 1964, she performed on tour in Prague, Warsaw, Moscow and Bucharest. Joining ASCAP in 1958, her ...


98. Majken Christensen

Composer | #TheAssignment

Majken Christensen is a composer and actress, known for #TheAssignment (2013).

99. Cæcilie Norby

Soundtrack | En kort en lang

Cæcilie Norby is known for her work on Shake It (2001), Body Troopers (1996) and Okay tone (1997).

100. Selena

Soundtrack | Don Juan DeMarco

Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, a city 50 miles southeast of Houston, to Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and Marcella Quintanilla. Abraham opened a Mexican restaurant, Papagayo, in Lake Jackson. Selena was 9-years-old when her father discovered her talent for singing. He formed a band consisting of...

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