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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
Dec 2, 2023 Harriet Cohen: The Glamorous Pianist Who Brought New Music to Life
Nov 29, 2023 Engelbert Humperdinck
Nov 27, 2023 Twenty Quotes by Women Composers Throughout Classical Music History
Nov 25, 2023 Mozart’s Eight Happiest Pieces of Music
Nov 22, 2023 The Angelina Jolie Maria Callas Movie: What Do We Know?
Nov 18, 2023 Martha Argerich: Fifteen Facts About One of the Greatest Pianists Ever
Nov 15, 2023 Frédéric Chopin and George Sand: The Real Story Behind Their Relationship
Nov 13, 2023 The Best of Beethoven: Are These the Best Works He Ever Wrote?
Nov 11, 2023 What Classical Music Should I Listen To?
Nov 8, 2023 Classical Music for Funerals: Thirty Pieces for Piano, Voice, Orchestra, and More