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.
Elton JohnElton John

25 March 1947

British

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney

18 June 1942

British

Phil CollinsPhil Collins

30 January 1951

British

John DenverJohn Denver

31 December 1943

American

John WilliamsJohn Williams

08 February 1932

American

Paul SimonPaul Simon

13 October 1941

American

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford

16 August 1953

French,American

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams

05 November 1959

Canadian

David FosterDavid Foster

01 November 1949

Canadian

Rick RubinRick Rubin

10 March 1963

American

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross

20 April 1951

American

YanniYanni

14 November 1954

Greek

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy

22 August 1862

French

Chaka KhanChaka Khan

23 March 1953

American

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim

22 March 1930

American

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone

10 November 1928

Italian

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels

15 March 1963

American

Tori AmosTori Amos

22 August 1963

American

Gustav MahlerGustav Mahler

07 July 1860

Austrian

Django ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt

23 January 1910

French

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick

20 April 1943

American

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie

21 October 1917

American

Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre

24 August 1948

French

Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg

13 September 1874

Austrian

Aaron CoplandAaron Copland

14 November 1900

American

Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi

23 November 1955

Italian

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar

09 June 1981

Indian,British

Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten

22 November 1913

British

Pat MethenyPat Metheny

12 August 1954

American

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen

22 August 1928

German

Hariprasad ChaurasiaHariprasad Chaurasia

01 July 1938

Indian

Kurt WeillKurt Weill

02 March 1900

German

Anton WebernAnton Webern

03 December 1883

Austrian

Pablo CasalsPablo Casals

29 December 1876

Spanish

Paul BowlesPaul Bowles

30 December 1910

American

Alfred SchnittkeAlfred Schnittke

24 November 1934

German,Russian

Luciano BerioLuciano Berio

24 October 1925

Italian

Gian Carlo MenottiGian Carlo Menotti

07 July 1911

French,Italian,American

Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli

1557 AD

Italian

Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife

10 June 1950

Lebanese

James McBrideJames McBride

11 September 1957

American

Bela BartokBela Bartok

25 March 1881

Hungarian

Adrian WillaertAdrian Willaert

1490 AD

Belgian

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani

04 May 1923

Lebanese

Carlos Páez VilaróCarlos Páez Vilaró

01 November 1923

Uruguayan

Alun HoddinottAlun Hoddinott

11 August 1929

Welsh

Wesley StrombergWesley Stromberg

06 December 1993

American

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman

17 March 1901

American

Orlando LassusOrlando Lassus

1532 AD

Belgian

Brad Douglas PaisleyBrad Douglas Paisley

28 October 1972

American

Ruben RadaRuben Rada

17 July 1943

Uruguayan

Goran BregovićGoran Bregović

22 March 1950

Yugoslav

Emina JahovićEmina Jahović

15 January 1982

Serbian

Eugen SuchoňEugen Suchoň

25 September 1908

Slovak

CherCher

20 May 1946

American

George MichaelGeorge Michael

25 June 1963

British

Celine DionCeline Dion

30 March 1968

Canadian

Jack WhiteJack White

09 July 1975

American

ASAP RockyASAP Rocky

03 October 1988

American

Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber

22 March 1948

British

ZeddZedd

02 September 1989

German,Russian

Eva GreenEva Green

06 July 1980

French

Robert PlantRobert Plant

20 August 1948

British

Kacey MusgravesKacey Musgraves

21 August 1988

American

Linda PerryLinda Perry

15 April 1965

American

A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman

06 January 1967

Indian

Alanis MorissetteAlanis Morissette

01 June 1974

Canadian,American

Lindsey BuckinghamLindsey Buckingham

03 October 1949

American

Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan

07 November 1954

Indian

Brian WilsonBrian Wilson

20 June 1942

American

Sufjan StevensSufjan Stevens

01 July 1975

American

Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn

23 March 1968

British

Cass ElliotCass Elliot

19 September 1941

American

Florence WelchFlorence Welch

28 August 1986

British

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal

12 March 1984

Indian

Joan BaezJoan Baez

09 January 1941

American

Van MorrisonVan Morrison

31 August 1945

British,Northern Irish

MorrisseyMorrissey

22 May 1959

British

Joe WalshJoe Walsh

20 November 1947

American

Tila TequilaTila Tequila

24 October 1981

American

Adrienne BailonAdrienne Bailon

24 October 1983

American