UK composer wins 250,000 Eurosmain
Rebecca Saunders has been named as the winner of the Ernst von Siemens Musikpreis 2019.
The organisers helpfully point out that she is ‘the first female composer’ ever to take this prize.
Is she also the first to wear glasses?
While British by birth Saunders, 51, lives in Berlin and composes German post-Rihmisms.