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Famous Female Fiddlers

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List of famous female fiddlers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female fiddlers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being fiddlers. There are thousand of females working as fiddlers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic fiddlers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a fiddler then the people below should give you inspiration.

List includes April Verch, Carrie Rodriguez and more.

While this isn't a list of all female fiddlers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female fiddlers?" and "Who are the best female fiddlers?"
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    Bridget Regan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Fiddlers
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    Bridget Regan is an American actress and producer known for portrayals such as Kahlan Amnell in the television series Legend of the Seeker and Rebecca Lowe/Rachel Turner in White Collar. more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: California, USA
    • Profession: Theatrical producer, Fiddler, Actor, Violinist
    • Credits: John Wick, Legend of the Seeker, Sex and the City, The Magic Stocking
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    Vanessa-Mae is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Fiddlers
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    Vanessa-Mae, is a British violinist with album sales reaching several million, having made her the wealthiest entertainer under 30 in the United Kingdom in 2006. She competed under the name Vanessa Vanakorn for Thailand in alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics, but months later was banned from ...more

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    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Profession: Record producer, Alpine skier, Musician, Fiddler, Athlete, + more
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    Martie Maguire is an American musician who is a founding member of the female alternative country band, Dixie Chicks. She won awards in national fiddle championships while still a teenager. Maguire is accomplished on several other instruments, including the mandolin, viola, double bass and guitar. She ...more

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    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: York, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Arranger, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Fiddler, + more
    • Credits: An Evening with the Dixie Chicks
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    Sharon Helga Corr is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and television personality. She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brother Jim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea. She plays the violin, piano and guitar, and sings backing ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Dundalk, Republic of Ireland
    • Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Fiddler, Singer, TV Personality, + more
    • Credits: Corrs: Live at The Royal Albert Hall
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    Alison Maria Krauss is an American bluegrass-country singer-songwriter and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of ten and recording for the first time at fourteen. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her first solo album in 1987.more

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    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Decatur, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader, + more
    • Credits: Twister, Sicario, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Cold Mountain
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    Eileen Ivers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Fiddlers
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    Eileen Ivers is an American fiddler. Ivers was born in New York City of Irish-born parents and grew up in the Bronx. She spent summers in Ireland and took up the fiddle at the age of nine. Her teacher was the Irish fiddler Martin Mulvihill. She toured with Mick Moloney's band The Green Fields of ...more

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    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Fiddler, Violinist
    • Credits: Absolutely Irish
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    Natalie MacMaster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Fiddlers
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    Natalie MacMaster, CM is an award-winning fiddler from the rural community of Troy in Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada who plays Cape Breton fiddle music. MacMaster has toured with the Chieftains, Faith Hill, Carlos Santana and Alison Krauss, and has recorded with Yo-Yo Ma. She has appeared at the ...more

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    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Canada
    • Profession: Musician, Fiddler, Violinist
    • Credits: Celtic Tides: A Musical Odyssey, Natalie MacMaster & Friends, 1999 Juno Awards
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    Tracy Bonham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Fiddlers
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    Tracy Bonham is an American alternative rock musician best known for her 1996 single "Mother Mother". Raised in Eugene, Oregon, Bonham is a classically trained violinist and pianist. She received two Grammy nominations in 1997 for Best Alternative Album and Best Female Rock Vocal Performance. She also ...more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Pianist, Fiddler, Singer, Violinist
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