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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Huguette Dreyfus and Renée Pietrafesa Bonnet.

While this isn't a list of all female harpsichordists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female harpsichordists?" and "Who are the best female harpsichordists?"
Tori Amos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Harpsichordists
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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 ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Newton, North Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Twister, Great Expectations, Escape from L.A., Higher Learning

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#94 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#41 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

#53 on The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today

#6 on The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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Emilie Autumn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Harpsichordists
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Emilie Autumn Liddell, better known by her stage name Emilie Autumn, is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and violinist. Autumn draws influence for her music—the style of which she has alternatively labeled as "Fairy Pop", "Fantasy Rock" or "Victoriandustrial" and glam rock—from plays, novels, ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Singer-songwriter, Harpsichordist, Actor, Singer, Violinist

Credits: The Devil's Carnival, Saw III, Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival, Emilie Autumn: Fight Like a Girl

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Barbara Harbach is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Harpsichordists
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Barbara Harbach is a composer, harpsichordist, organist and teacher. Since 2004, she has been Professor of Music at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She founded Women in the Arts-St. Louis to highlight women's work and gain more performances for musicians and composers. A number of her pieces ...more

Profession: Professor, Harpsichordist, Composer, Organist

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#35 on The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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Eileen Joyce is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Harpsichordists
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Eileen Alannah Joyce CMG was an Australian pianist whose career spanned more than 30 years. She lived in England in her adult years. Her recordings made her popular internationally in the 1930s and 1940s, particularly during World War II; at her zenith she was compared in popular esteem with Gracie ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1908-1991)

Birthplace: Zeehan, Australia

Profession: Pianist, Harpsichordist

Credits: Wherever She Goes

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