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Kassiani (c.805 – c.865)
Hildegard von Bingen (c.1098-1179)
Maddalena Casulana (c.1544 – c.1590)
Vittoria Aleotti (c.1575 – after 1620)
Francesca Caccini (1587-1641)
Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677)
Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704)
Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729)
Wilhelmine of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1709-1758)
Maria Teresa Agnesi (1720-1795)
Elisabetta de Gambarini (1731-1765)
Marianne von Martinez (1744-1812)
Maddelena Lombardini-Sirmen (1745-1818)
Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759-1824)
Hélène de Montgeroult (1764-1836)
Louise Reichardt (1779-1826)
Maria Szymanowska (1789-1831)
Louise Farrenc (1804-1875)
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847)
Emilie Mayer (1812-1883)
Josephine Lang (1815-1880)
Clara Schumann (1818-1886)
Liliʻuokalani (1838 – 1917)
Elfrida Andrée (1841-1929)
Marie Jaëll (1846-1925)
Agathe Backer Grøndahl (1847–1907)
Luise Adolpha Le Beau (1850-1927)
Likelike (1851-1887)
Amanda Röntgen-Maier (1853-1894)
Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944)
Ethel Smyth (1858-1944)
Mél Bonis (1858-1937)
Alice Tegnér (1864-1943)
Amanda Ira Aldridge, aka Montague Ring (1866-1956)
Amy Beach (1867-1944)
Alma Mahler (1879-1964)
Poldowski / Régine Wieniawski (1879-1932)
Marion Bauer (1882-1955)
Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
Nora Holt (c.1885-1974)
Florence Price (1887-1953)
Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)
May Aufderheide (1888-1972)
Marguerite Canal (1890-1978)
Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983)
Elizabeth Cotten (1893-1987)
Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)
Eva Jessye (1895-1992)
Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953)
Avril Coleridge-Taylor (1903-1998)
Undine Moore (1904–1989)
Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983)
Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
Elsa Barraine (1910-1999)
Violet Archer (1913-2000)
Margaret Bonds (1913-1972)
Ursula Mamlok (1923-2016)
Tui St. George Tucker (1924-2004)
Julia Perry (1924 –1979)
Thea Musgrave (b.1928)
Valerie Capers (b.1935)
Joan Tower (b.1938)
Ellen Taafe Zwilich (b.1939)
Shirley Thompson
Kaija Saariaho (b.1952)
Chen Yi (b.1953)
Rosephanye Powell (b.1962)
Cheryl Frances-Hoad (b.1975)
Andrea Ramsey
Ivette Herryman-Rodríguez (b.1982)
Sakari Dixon (b.1992)