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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. 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 Catherine Regan (born February 3, 1982) is an American actress known for portrayals such as Kahlan Amnell in the television series Legend of the Seeker, Rebecca Lowe/Rachel Turner in White Collar, Rose Solano in Jane the Virgin and Dottie Underwood in Agent Carter. She has portrayed Sasha Cooper on the TNT drama series The Last Ship since 2016. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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 (陈美 Chén Měi) (born 27 October 1978) also called Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn Nicholson, 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 (her father's surname) for Thailand in alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics. She was initially banned from skiing because a qualifying race for her benefit was alleged to be corrupt, but the Court of Arbitration for Sport later nullified the ban, citing lack of evidence for her own wrongdoing or any manipulation. The International Ski Federation later had to issue an apology to her. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Singapore

Nationality: United Kingdom

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

Martie Maguire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Fiddlers
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Martha "Martie" Elenor Erwin (before Maguire; born October 12, 1969) is an American musician who is a founding member of both the female alternative country band Dixie Chicks and country bluegrass duo Court Yard Hounds. She won awards in national fiddle championships while still a teenager. Erwin 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. Erwin learned several instruments at a young age, honing her ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

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

Sharon Corr is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Fiddlers
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Sharon Helga Corr MBE (born 24 March 1970) 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 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Dundalk

Nationality: Ireland

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

Credits: Corrs: Live at The Royal Albert Hall