Music Women

Fascinating Women: Guilhermina Suggia

Guilhermina Suggia (1885 – 1950) was a Portuguese cellist of international renown. She studied with some of the best cellist and musicians of the time, and her legacy has helped many young cellists, myself included. But before even speaking about her life, we need to put it into some context. In the nineteenth century few …

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The Original Lady Diana

As one Lady Diana married the Prince of Wales in 1981, another Lady Diana–one just as heralded, just as admired, and just as idolized in her day–was soon to turn 89 in August. This Lady Diana was also one of the last links (if not the actual last) to the glittering world of Edwardian high …

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Must Read: Scandalous Women by Elizabeth Kerri Mahon

Coming March 1st is, Scandalous Women: The Lives and Loves of History’s Most Notorious Women, the debut non-fiction book written by longtime blogging-friend, Elizabeth Kerri Mahon! Hopefully her name won’t remain unfamiliar for long, but she runs the amazing and incredibly addictive blog, Scandalous Women. Check out her naughty, but gorgeous cover! From the …

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