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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. Be sure to also check out famous female violinists and hottest female classical musicians. 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 famous female fiddle players like, Bridget Regan, Vanessa-Mae 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?"

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

Age: 36

Birthplace: California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

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 competition after the event that qualified her for the Olympics was found to have been manipulated and therefore, according to the International Ski Federation, she "did not qualify and should not have been participating in the Sochi 2014 Games." She has appealed the ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. ...more

Age: 39

Birthplace: Singapore

Nationality: Thailand, United Kingdom

Profession: Record producer, Alpine skier, Musician, Fiddler, Athlete, + more

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Martie Maguire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Fiddlers
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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 has written and co-written a number of the band's songs, some of which have become chart-topping hits. She also contributes her skills in vocal harmony and backing vocals, as well as orchestrating string arrangements for the band. Maguire learned several instruments at a young age, honing her skills with her younger sister, Emily Robison and two schoolmates for over five years as a part of a ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: York, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Arranger, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Fiddler, + more

Credits: An Evening with the Dixie Chicks

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Sharon Corr is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Fiddlers
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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 vocals. She began learning the violin when she was six years old. She has played in national youth orchestras and is qualified to teach the violin. The Corr siblings were awarded honorary MBEs in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of both their musical talent and their charitable work raising money for Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, victims of the Omagh Bombing, and other ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Dundalk, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Fiddler, Singer, TV Personality, + more

Credits: Corrs: Live at The Royal Albert Hall

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