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March of the Women - Emily Davison's legacy in classical music
In 2003, eight years after the Austrian government insisted that the Vienna Philharmonic drop its men-only rule, the orchestra employed their first non-harpist woman musician, violist Ursula Plaichinger. In January 2005, Australian conductor Simone Young became the first woman to conduct the orchestra.