Famous Composers Of The 20th Century
Discover the most famous 20th century composers including Alfred Newman, Pat Metheny, Marcel Khalife, Yanni, Paul McCartney and many more. This list of composers born in 20th century includes people from India, USA, France, UK, Australia, Russia, Italy, Austria and many more countries.
Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney

18 June 1942

Walton, Liverpool

British

Gemini

Elton JohnElton John

25 March 1947

Pinner, United Kingdom

British

Aries

John WilliamsJohn Williams

08 February 1932

Floral Park

American

Aquarius

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams

05 November 1959

Kingston

Canadian

Scorpio

David FosterDavid Foster

01 November 1949

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Canadian

Scorpio

Paul SimonPaul Simon

13 October 1941

Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

American

Libra

John DenverJohn Denver

31 December 1943

12 October 1997

Roswell

German,American

Capricorn

YanniYanni

14 November 1954

Kalamata

Greek

Scorpio

Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi

23 November 1955

Turin, Piedmont, Italy

Italian

Sagittarius

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy

22 August 1862

25 March 1918

Saint-Germain-en-Laye

French

Leo

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone

10 November 1928

Rome

Italian

Scorpio

Chaka KhanChaka Khan

23 March 1953

Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois

American

Aries

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar

09 June 1981

London, England, U.K

Indian,British

Gemini

Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg

13 September 1874

13 July 1951

Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria

Austrian

Virgo

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen

22 August 1928

05 December 2007

Mödrath

German

Leo

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim

22 March 1930

New York City

American

Aries

Gustav MahlerGustav Mahler

07 July 1860

18 May 1911

Kaliste, Bohemia (now Czech Republic)

Austrian

Cancer

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford

16 August 1953

Paris, France

French,American

Leo

Tori AmosTori Amos

22 August 1963

Newton

American

Leo

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie

21 October 1917

06 January 1993

Cheraw, South Carolina, United States

American

Libra

Aaron CoplandAaron Copland

14 November 1900

02 December 1990

Brooklyn

American

Scorpio

Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten

22 November 1913

04 December 1976

Lowestoft

British

Scorpio

Pat MethenyPat Metheny

12 August 1954

Lee's Summit

American

Leo

Kurt WeillKurt Weill

02 March 1900

03 April 1950

Dessau

German

Pisces

Goran BregovićGoran Bregović

22 March 1950

Sarajevo

Yugoslav

Aries

Anton WebernAnton Webern

03 December 1883

15 September 1945

Vienna, Austria

Austrian

Sagittarius

Hariprasad ChaurasiaHariprasad Chaurasia

01 July 1938

Allahabad

Indian

Cancer

Paul BowlesPaul Bowles

30 December 1910

18 November 1999

Jamaica

American

Capricorn

Alfred SchnittkeAlfred Schnittke

24 November 1934

03 August 1998

Engels, Saratov Oblast

Sagittarius

Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli

1557 AD

12 August 1612

Venice, Italy

Italian

Luciano BerioLuciano Berio

24 October 1925

27 May 2003

Oneglia

Italian

Scorpio

Emina JahovićEmina Jahović

15 January 1982

Novi Pazar, Yugoslavia

Serbian

Capricorn

Gian Carlo MenottiGian Carlo Menotti

07 July 1911

01 February 2007

Cadegliano-Viconago

Italian,American

Cancer

Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre

24 August 1948

France

French

Virgo

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman

17 March 1901

17 February 1970

New Haven

American

Pisces

Adrian WillaertAdrian Willaert

1490 AD

07 December 1562

Bruges

Belgian

Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife

10 June 1950

Amsheet

Lebanese

Gemini

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani

04 May 1923

21 June 1986

Antelias

Lebanese

Taurus

Carlos Páez VilaróCarlos Páez Vilaró

01 November 1923

24 February 2014

Montevideo

Uruguayan

Scorpio

James McBrideJames McBride

11 September 1957

New York City, New York, US

American

Virgo

Alun HoddinottAlun Hoddinott

11 August 1929

12 March 2008

Glamorgan

Welsh

Leo

Ruben RadaRuben Rada

17 July 1943

Montevideo

Uruguayan

Cancer

Eugen SuchoňEugen Suchoň

25 September 1908

05 August 1993

Pezinok

Libra

Orlando LassusOrlando Lassus

1532 AD

14 June 1594

Mons

Belgian

Brad Douglas PaisleyBrad Douglas Paisley

28 October 1972

Glen Dale

American

Scorpio

Wesley StrombergWesley Stromberg

06 December 1993

Seqium, Washington

American

Sagittarius

Dulce MaríaDulce María

06 December 1985

Mexico City

Mexican

Sagittarius

Idris ElbaIdris Elba

06 September 1972

London Borough of Hackney

British

Virgo

Eva GreenEva Green

06 July 1980

Paris

French

Cancer

CherCher

20 May 1946

El Centro

American

Taurus

Brian WilsonBrian Wilson

20 June 1942

Inglewood

American

Gemini

Celine DionCeline Dion

30 March 1968

Repentigny

Canadian

Aries

Suge KnightSuge Knight

19 April 1965

Compton

American

Aries

Phil CollinsPhil Collins

30 January 1951

London

British

Aquarius

Alanis MorissetteAlanis Morissette

01 June 1974

Ottawa

Canadian

Gemini

David GilmourDavid Gilmour

06 March 1946

Cambridge

British

Pisces

James HornerJames Horner

14 August 1953

22 June 2015

Los Angeles

American

Leo

Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan

28 January 1986

Chennai

Indian

Aquarius

ASAP RockyASAP Rocky

03 October 1988

New York City

American

Libra

Mark RonsonMark Ronson

04 September 1975

London

Virgo

Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan

07 November 1954

Paramakudi

Indian

Scorpio

A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman

06 January 1967

Madras, India

Indian

Capricorn

Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley

17 November 1966

29 May 1997

Anaheim

American

Scorpio

Nina SimoneNina Simone

21 February 1933

21 April 2003

Tryon

American

Pisces

George MichaelGeorge Michael

25 June 1963

25 December 2016

East Finchley

British

Cancer

Roger WatersRoger Waters

06 September 1943

Great Bookham

British

Virgo

Robert PlantRobert Plant

20 August 1948

West Bromwich

British

Leo

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett

06 January 1946

07 July 2006

Cambridge

British

Capricorn

Jeff LynneJeff Lynne

30 December 1947

Shard End

British

Capricorn

Don HenleyDon Henley

22 July 1947

Gilmer

American

Cancer

Alejandro González IñárrituAlejandro González Iñárritu

15 August 1963

Mexico City

Mexican

Leo

MorrisseyMorrissey

22 May 1959

Manchester

British

Gemini

Anirudh RavichanderAnirudh Ravichander

16 October 1990

Chennai

Indian

Libra

Phil SpectorPhil Spector

26 December 1939

The Bronx

American

Capricorn

Jack WhiteJack White

09 July 1975

Detroit

American

Cancer

Sufjan StevensSufjan Stevens

01 July 1975

Detroit

American

Cancer

Sid ViciousSid Vicious

10 May 1957

02 February 1979

London Borough of Lewisham

British

Taurus

Carole KingCarole King

09 February 1942

Brooklyn

American

Aquarius

Ashley TisdaleAshley Tisdale

02 July 1985

Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey

American

Cancer

Van MorrisonVan Morrison

31 August 1945

Belfast

Northern Irish

Virgo

BucketheadBuckethead

13 May 1969

Huntington Beach

American

Taurus

Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman

29 May 1953

Los Angeles

American

Gemini

Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint

14 January 1938

09 November 2015

New Orleans

American

Capricorn

Maynard James KeenanMaynard James Keenan

17 April 1964

Ravenna

American

Aries

John FogertyJohn Fogerty

28 May 1945

Berkeley

American

Gemini

Tom PettyTom Petty

20 October 1950

02 October 2017

Gainesville

American

Libra

TimbalandTimbaland

10 March 1972

Norfolk

American

Pisces

Joe WalshJoe Walsh

20 November 1947

Wichita

American

Scorpio

Mos DefMos Def

11 December 1973

New York City

American

Sagittarius

Rick RubinRick Rubin

10 March 1963

Lido Beach

American

Pisces

Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn

23 March 1968

London

British

Aries

Sean LennonSean Lennon

09 October 1975

New York City

American

Libra

Joan JettJoan Jett

22 September 1958

Philadelphia

American

Virgo

Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius

01 December 1951

21 September 1987

Norristown

American

Sagittarius

Joan BaezJoan Baez

09 January 1941

New York City

American

Capricorn

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald

25 April 1917

15 June 1996

Newport News

American

Taurus

Sanjay Leela BhansaliSanjay Leela Bhansali

24 February 1963

Mumbai

Indian

Pisces

Tila TequilaTila Tequila

24 October 1981

Singapore

American

Scorpio

Greg KurstinGreg Kurstin

14 May 1969

Los Angeles

American

Taurus

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