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Famous Female Harpists

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

List people include Loreena McKennitt, Synne Øverland Knudsen and more.

While this isn't a list of all female harpists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female harpists?" and "Who are the best female harpists?"
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    Loreena Isabel Irene McKennitt, (born February 17, 1957) is a Canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist, and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern themes. McKennitt is known for her refined and clear dramatic soprano vocals. She has sold more than 14 million records worldwide....  more
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Morden, Canada
    • Gender: Female

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    Synne Øverland Knudsen is a singer, harpist, pling-plong and keyboard player....  more
    • Gender: Female
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    Ursula Holliger

    • Age: 83
    • Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
    • Gender: Female
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    Kennerly Kitt

    Kennerly Kitt is a harpist and film actress....
    • Gender: Female