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One hundred years ago, suffragette Emily Davison died after she stepped out in front of the King's horse at the Epsom Derby. But how have things changed for women in classical music over the past century?
On 4 June 1913, Emily Wilding Davison stepped in front of the King’s horse Anmer, in an incident which proved to be a prelude to change for women in Britain. The 1918 Representation of the People Act gave the vote to women over 30. It was later extended to women over the age of 21. Photo: PA Wire
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