The International Library of Women Composers is a permanent archive of scores and recordings located at Nicolaihaus in the historic district of Unna, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Operating under the sponsorship of the Sybil-Westendorp-Foundation, the International Library of Women Composers is seeking to expand its collection of works of women composers around the world.
Stay up-to date on future concerts and events. Search a collection of more than 3.500 scores and recordings (available in winter 2021). Find audio recordings in our online multimedia archive (available January 2021).
About the Library
Information about the library's history
Concerts & Tickets(de)
With the concert series "Komponistinnen-Konzerte", the Sybil-Westendorp-Foundation fosters women in music. Keep informed about upcoming concerts and buy tickets here.
Public Catalogue (available 2021)
Currently the inventory of International Library of Women Composers is in progress. Search for Scores in the public catalogue soon. Please contact us, if you you want to borrow any media.
Feel free to contact us for research projects!
Audio Archive (available 2021)
Listen to tape recordings of Sybil Westendorp (Lotte Orthmann) online soon.
Kreisstadt Unna, Bereich Kultur
Tel. +49 2303/103-789