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March of the Women - Emily Davison's legacy in classical music
Clarinet player Sabine Meyer became the first woman to enter the hallowed ranks of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 1982. Despite being hired by its musical director Herbert von Karajan, the players were apparently not happy. Meyer left after nine months.