Know Their Names: Women Composers Neglected By History
“I once believed that I had creative talent, but I have given up this idea,” Clara Schumann wrote in her diary in 1839.
Mary Sharratt is on a mission to write women back into history. Her new novel ECSTASY, about composer and life artist Alma Schindler Mahler, is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She has also written ILLUMINATIONS, a novel about medieval powerfrau Hildegard of Bingen. Find out more on Mary's website: www.marysharratt.com
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