1867 – 1944
Mostly in: Boston and New York
Best Known For: Gaelic Symphony, Piano Concerto, Variations on Balkan themes
Similar To: Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, Wagner
Christopher Wiley traces the career of Ethel Smyth, who was the first woman to have an opera performed at the Metropolitan Opera, wrote the suffragette’s anthem, and developed a parallel career as an author.