Found 7 collections related to Women composers -- United States

Amacher, Maryanne
Music Division | JPB 22-9
92.51 linear feet (204 boxes, 25 tubes, 21 oversize folders). 22.3 gigabytes (378 computer files)
Maryanne Amacher (1938-2009) was an experimental sound artist, musician, and composer best known for her site-specific sound installation work and audio research. Amacher's collection dates from the 1890s to 2009 (bulk dates 1960s-2009), and... more
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932-2016
Music Division | JPB 94-5
20.5 linear feet (51 boxes)
Pauline Oliveros was an avant-garde composer and performer. Born in 1932, she initially studied with her mother and grandmother, eventually studying composition at the University of Houston (1949-1952), San Francisco State College (1954-1956), and... more
Ronell, Ann
Music Division | JPB 02-1
8.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
Ann Ronell was a songwriter and lyricist who had an extensive career working on film scores and in musical theater in numerous capacities. The Papers include material pertaining to her professional activities along with some personal... more
Wallach, Joelle
Music Division | JPB 20-01
4.46 linear feet (12 boxes); 312.5 megabytes (250 computer files)
Joelle Wallach (1946-) is an American composer. Her papers, dating from the 1940s to 2019, document her work and life through scores; photographs; personal and professional papers; and audio and video recordings.
Swados, Elizabeth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-020
35.28 linear feet (89 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Elizabeth Swados (1951-2016) was a composer, musician, theatre director, writer, poet, and illustrator. The Elizabeth Swados papers, Additions (1950-2014) document the career, and to a much lesser extent, the personal life, of playwright,... more
Hays, Sorrel, 1941-
Music Division | JPB 23-1
15.12 linear feet (42 boxes). 51.6 gigabytes (2533 computer files)
Sorrel Hays (1941-2020) was a composer, pianist, and artist best known for her compositions Southern Voices (1981), The Glass Woman (1989-1993), and Our Giraffe... more