Thea Musgrave

Thea Musgrave

Thea Musgrave (* 27. Mai 1928 in Bamton bei Edinburgh) ist eine US-amerikanische Komponistin schottischer Herkunft.

Musgrave studierte an der Universität von Edinburgh und in Paris, bevor sie sich in London als Komponistin etablierte. 1971 heiratete sie den Violinisten und Operndirigenten Peter Mark und siedelte in die USA um. 1974 wurde sie mit dem „Koussevitzky Award“ ausgezeichnet.


  • Rorate Coeli (1973)
  • Mary Queen of Scots, Oper (1977)
  • Simón Bolívar, Oper in zwei Akten (1993)


  • Mary, Queen of Scots. Virginia Opera Association; Peter Mark (Dirigent). Fono-Schallplattengesellschaft, 1980.
  • Rorate Coeli und Four Madrigals. Florilegium Chamber Choir; JoAnn Rice (Dirigentin). Leonarda, 1988.


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