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Emily E. Hogstad

IMG_0159 reduceEmily E. Hogstad is the author of the blog Song of the Lark. She has appeared on or in MinnPost, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Public Radio, National Public Radio, WQXR, Performance Today, and The New York Times to offer thoughts on topics as diverse as the Minnesota Orchestra’s historic 2015 trip to Cuba, what it means to be a music nerd, and social media activism in the orchestra world. Her great passion is researching the history of women in music, especially the great forgotten female violinists of the past. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a violin, a viola, a laptop named after Lili Boulanger, and two rescue cats, Gwendolyn and Genevieve.

Contributed Posts
Jun 11, 2023 The Shocking Stories of Three Missing Stradivarius
Jun 8, 2023 Composer Erwin Schulhoff and How His Legacy Was Destroyed by the Nazis
Jun 3, 2023 The Widows of Bach, Mozart, and Mendelssohn: What Happened to Them?
May 27, 2023 What Happened to Bach’s Twenty Children?
May 20, 2023 What’s the Most Expensive Cello in the World – And Where Is It?
May 13, 2023 5 Composers Who Died in the Holocaust Who You Need to Know
May 6, 2023 Yunchan Lim: Is He the Best Young Pianist Today?
Apr 23, 2023 These Are the Most Popular Horowitz Videos on Youtube. Should They Be?
Apr 21, 2023 Chevalier: 13 Facts About Composer Joseph Bologne That Inspired the New Movie
Apr 19, 2023 The Turbulent Life of Composer Germaine Tailleferre