Heroine Names: Worthy Women with Notable Names, Part 2: Cultural Icons
We looked at trailblazing women in Part One of this blog yesterday—bold and courageous achievers who would prove worthy namesakes for a daughter. Now we turn to those with major accomplishments in the arts—a varied mix of writers, artists, and musicians of the far and fairly recent past—many of whom seem to have appropriately creative names—whether they were born with them or not.
APHRA Behn (also seen on the trailblazer list)
TAMARA de Lempicka
MUSICIANS AND DANCERS
FREDERICA von Stade
KIRI Te Kanawa