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Hanne Blank, 2007

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Hanne Blank in 2007.
Courtesy of Hanne Blank/Wikimedia.
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Hanne Blank in 2007.

Courtesy of Hanne Blank/Wikimedia.

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Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler

Praised for “Playing like a man,” Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler exploded notions about women pianists with the precision, power, and expressiveness of her performances.

Julie Taymor

Julie Taymor’s bold, experimental style in directing plays and films has led to two Tonys (including the first Best Director Tony won by a woman) and an Emmy.

Helen Tamiris

Acclaimed choreographer and director Helen Tamiris used dance to comment on the social issues of her day, including racism, poverty, and war.

Teresa Sterne

Teresa Sterne had two great careers in music, first as a child prodigy pianist, then as one of the first women record producers in the US.

Johanna Spector

Through her scholarship and the documentary films she produced, Johanna Spector not only preserved the music of Jewish communities around the world but introduced them to new audiences.

Death of Lillian Fuchs, "one of the best string players in America"

October 5, 1995
Lillian Fuchs was "one of the best string players in America."

"Lillian Fuchs: First Lady of the Viola," by Amedee Daryl Williams

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The cover of Lillian Fuchs: First Lady of the Viola by Amedee Daryl Williams, published by iUniverse in 1994.
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The cover of Lillian Fuchs: First Lady of the Viola by Amedee Daryl Williams, published by iUniverse in 1994.

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Shannie Goldstein, Cropped

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Shannie Goldstein connected with the refusenik community through music. She is pictured here with items from Russia.

Shannie Goldstein connected with the refusenik community through music. She is pictured here with items from Russia.

Anna Held cropped

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Actress Anna Held, March 10, 1900.

Photograph by Aime Dupont.

Courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress.

Actress Anna Held, March 10, 1900.

Photograph by Aime Dupont.

Courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress.

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