7. Making it in a Man’s World: Hildegard of Bingen
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Moments that rocked the classical music world
7. 7. Making it in a Man’s World: Hildegard of Bingen
Even now, men dominate the world of classical music. But an unassuming nun did her bit for the feminist cause back in the 12th century. Female composer, theologian, and mystic, Hildegard of Bingen shook up the musical world with her religious works, and they're still popular today.