Consider this a late contribution to this year's Womens' History Month.
When most people think of the involvement of women in music they probably think of performers or composers. To be sure, women performers have been at the forefront of music for centuries, and in recent years awareness of women composers has grown enormously, particularly with those from the twentieth century. But there is at least one other music-related field in which women have made a significant mark: publishing.
Between the seventeen-century to the middle of the nineteenth-century, ... Read More ›