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

This list has a variety of people, like Elizabeth B. Crist and Susan C. Cook, in it.

While this isn't a list of all female musicologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female musicologists?" and "Who are the best female musicologists?"

Carol J. Oja is a musicologist and scholar of American Studies. Since 2003, she has held the post of William Powell Mason Professor at Harvard University. She is currently Chair of Harvard's Department of Music and Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence with the New York Philharmonic. Her previous appointments have been at the College of William and Mary and the City University of New York, where she was professor of music at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, as well as director of the Institute for Studies in American Music. She attended St. Olaf College, the University of Iowa, and the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Her main fields of study include 20th-century ...more

Age: 65

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Rose Rosengard Subotnik is a leading American musicologist, generally credited with introducing the writing of Theodor Adorno to English-speaking musicologists in the late 1970s. ...more

Age: 75

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Susan Kaye McClary is a musicologist associated with the "New Musicology". Noted for her work combining musicology with feminist music criticism, McClary is Professor of Musicology at Case Western Reserve University. ...more

Age: 71

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Ingrid Monson is a 2009 Guggenheim Fellowship winner for the Humanities. ...more

Age: 63

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