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

List features people like Janet Roddick and Camila Ferro.

While this isn't a list of all female film score composers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female film score composers?" and "Who are the best female film score composers?"
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Film Score Composers
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Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and image, and for maintaining her autonomy within the recording industry. Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions which have also been known to induce controversy. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pop", she is cited as an influence among other artists around the world. Born in Bay City, Michigan, Madonna attended the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance before moving ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

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Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Film Score Composers
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Courtney Michelle Love is an American alternative rock singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and visual artist. Prolific in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s as the frontwoman of Hole, Love became a fixture in alternative music, drawing public attention for her uninhibited stage presence and confrontational lyrics, as well as her highly publicized personal life following her marriage to Kurt Cobain. The daughter of psychotherapist Linda Carroll and publisher Hank Harrison, Love mainly grew up in Portland, Oregon, where she was in a series of short-lived bands before landing roles in films by British cult director Alex Cox. After forming Hole in 1989, Love received substantial ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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Ciara is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Film Score Composers
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Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and fashion model. Born in Austin, Texas, she traveled around the world during her childhood, eventually moving to Atlanta, Georgia where she joined the girl group Hearsay; however, the group disbanded after having differences. It was at this time Ciara was noticed for her songwriting. In 2002, Ciara met music producer Jazze Pha. With his help, she signed a record deal with LaFace Records. In 2004, Ciara released her debut studio album Goodies, which spawned three hit singles: "Goodies", "1, 2 Step", and "Oh". The album was certified triple platinum by the Recording ...more

Age: 32

Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America

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Tori Amos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Film Score Composers
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Tori Amos is an American singer-songwriter, pianist and composer. She is a classically-trained musician and has a mezzo-soprano vocal range. She has been nominated eight times for a Grammy Award. Having already begun composing instrumental pieces on piano, Amos won a full scholarship to the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University, the youngest person ever to have been admitted, at age five. She was expelled at age eleven for, in her own words, insisting on playing by ear and because of her interest in popular rock music. Amos originally served as the lead singer of short-lived 1980s pop group Y Kant Tori Read before achieving her breakthrough as a solo artist at the forefront of a ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Newton, North Carolina, United States of America

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