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Do women write operas? The answer is ‘yes’. Just a few years back, the Metropolitan Opera presented an opera by Kaija Saariaho; it was the second of only two operas composed by women in the venue’s history. The first was in the year 1903 by an English composer whose Serenade in D we excerpted earlier. Who is this female composer who was jailed for her activities in the Suffragette movement?