Branham, Cheryl. Piano/Forte: A study of women concert pianists' lives and careers. University of Maryland College Park, 1995
This important source of career-oriented biographical material is available from
UMI's Dissertations Express. The actual dissertation
draws interesting comparisons and statistics from the interviews of professional pianists, but I think that the most valuable section is
the Appendix which contains the interviews themselves. Only two or three of these artists have previosly published interviews or biographies, making this
an invaluable insight into not just individual careers, but also the overall world of the woman as professional pianist, both
historically and more recently.
The interviews took place in the early 1990's and the women interviewed are: