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

Pinner, United Kingdom

British

Aries

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney

18 June 1942

Walton, Liverpool

British

Gemini

John WilliamsJohn Williams

08 February 1932

Floral Park

American

Aquarius

Phil CollinsPhil Collins

30 January 1951

Chiswick, London, United Kingdom

British

Aquarius

John DenverJohn Denver

31 December 1943

12 October 1997

Roswell

German,American

Capricorn

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

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams

05 November 1959

Kingston

Canadian

Scorpio

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford

16 August 1953

Paris, France

French,American

Leo

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy

22 August 1862

25 March 1918

Saint-Germain-en-Laye

French

Leo

Chaka KhanChaka Khan

23 March 1953

Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois

American

Aries

YanniYanni

14 November 1954

Kalamata

Greek

Scorpio

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone

10 November 1928

Rome

Italian

Scorpio

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim

22 March 1930

New York City

American

Aries

Tori AmosTori Amos

22 August 1963

Newton

American

Leo

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels

15 March 1963

Butler, Pennsylvania

American

Pisces

Gustav MahlerGustav Mahler

07 July 1860

18 May 1911

Kaliste, Bohemia (now Czech Republic)

Austrian

Cancer

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar

09 June 1981

London, England, U.K

Indian,British

Gemini

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie

21 October 1917

06 January 1993

Cheraw, South Carolina, United States

American

Libra

Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre

24 August 1948

France

French

Virgo

Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi

23 November 1955

Turin, Piedmont, Italy

Italian

Sagittarius

Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg

13 September 1874

13 July 1951

Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria

Austrian

Virgo

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

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen

22 August 1928

05 December 2007

Mödrath

German

Leo

Kurt WeillKurt Weill

02 March 1900

03 April 1950

Dessau

German

Pisces

Hariprasad ChaurasiaHariprasad Chaurasia

01 July 1938

Allahabad

Indian

Cancer

Paul BowlesPaul Bowles

30 December 1910

18 November 1999

Jamaica

American

Capricorn

Pablo CasalsPablo Casals

29 December 1876

27 October 1973

El Vendrell, Catalonia, Spain

Spanish

Capricorn

Anton WebernAnton Webern

03 December 1883

15 September 1945

Vienna, Austria

Austrian

Sagittarius

Gian Carlo MenottiGian Carlo Menotti

07 July 1911

01 February 2007

Cadegliano-Viconago

Italian,American

Cancer

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

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani

04 May 1923

21 June 1986

Antelias

Lebanese

Taurus

Bela BartokBela Bartok

25 March 1881

26 September 1945

Nagyszentmiklós

Hungarian

Aries

Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife

10 June 1950

Amsheet

Lebanese

Gemini

Adrian WillaertAdrian Willaert

1490 AD

07 December 1562

Bruges

Belgian

James McBrideJames McBride

11 September 1957

New York City, New York, US

American

Virgo

Wesley StrombergWesley Stromberg

06 December 1993

Seqium, Washington

American

Sagittarius

Alun HoddinottAlun Hoddinott

11 August 1929

12 March 2008

Glamorgan

Welsh

Leo

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman

17 March 1901

17 February 1970

New Haven

American

Pisces

Brad Douglas PaisleyBrad Douglas Paisley

28 October 1972

Glen Dale

American

Scorpio

Orlando LassusOrlando Lassus

1532 AD

14 June 1594

Mons

Belgian

Carlos Páez VilaróCarlos Páez Vilaró

01 November 1923

24 February 2014

Montevideo

Uruguayan

Scorpio

Goran BregovićGoran Bregović

22 March 1950

Sarajevo

Yugoslav

Aries

Ruben RadaRuben Rada

17 July 1943

Montevideo

Uruguayan

Cancer

Emina JahovićEmina Jahović

15 January 1982

Novi Pazar, Yugoslavia

Serbian

Capricorn

Eugen SuchoňEugen Suchoň

25 September 1908

05 August 1993

Pezinok

Libra

George MichaelGeorge Michael

25 June 1963

25 December 2016

East Finchley

British

Cancer

CherCher

20 May 1946

El Centro

American

Taurus

Tom PettyTom Petty

20 October 1950

02 October 2017

Gainesville

American

Libra

Johnny HallydayJohnny Hallyday

15 June 1943

Paris

French

Gemini

Celine DionCeline Dion

30 March 1968

Repentigny

Canadian

Aries

Eva GreenEva Green

06 July 1980

Paris

French

Cancer

Sanjay Leela BhansaliSanjay Leela Bhansali

24 February 1963

Mumbai

Indian

Pisces

Skylar GreySkylar Grey

23 February 1986

Mazomanie

American

Pisces

Tom MorelloTom Morello

30 May 1964

New York City

American

Gemini

A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman

06 January 1967

Madras, India

Indian

Capricorn

Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan

07 November 1954

Paramakudi

Indian

Scorpio

MorrisseyMorrissey

22 May 1959

Manchester

British

Gemini

ASAP RockyASAP Rocky

03 October 1988

New York City

American

Libra

Robert PlantRobert Plant

20 August 1948

West Bromwich

British

Leo

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett

06 January 1946

07 July 2006

Cambridge

British

Capricorn

Alanis MorissetteAlanis Morissette

01 June 1974

Ottawa

Canadian

Gemini

Phil SpectorPhil Spector

26 December 1939

The Bronx

American

Capricorn

Sufjan StevensSufjan Stevens

01 July 1975

Detroit

American

Cancer

Nile RodgersNile Rodgers

19 September 1952

New York City

American

Virgo

Jack WhiteJack White

09 July 1975

Detroit

American

Cancer

Joe WalshJoe Walsh

20 November 1947

Wichita

American

Scorpio

Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan

28 January 1986

Chennai

Indian

Aquarius

Ashley TisdaleAshley Tisdale

02 July 1985

Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey

American

Cancer

Brian WilsonBrian Wilson

20 June 1942

Inglewood

American

Gemini

David GilmourDavid Gilmour

06 March 1946

Cambridge

British

Pisces

Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley

17 November 1966

29 May 1997

Anaheim

American

Scorpio

Jay ParkJay Park

25 April 1987

Edmonds

American,South Korean

Taurus

Don HenleyDon Henley

22 July 1947

Gilmer

American

Cancer

Roger WatersRoger Waters

06 September 1943

Great Bookham

British

Virgo

Anirudh RavichanderAnirudh Ravichander

16 October 1990

Chennai

Indian

Libra

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross

20 April 1951

01 July 2005

New York City

American

Aries

Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman

29 May 1953

Los Angeles

American

Gemini

Sean LennonSean Lennon

09 October 1975

New York City

American

Libra

Adrienne BailonAdrienne Bailon

24 October 1983

Lower East Side

American

Scorpio

Jeff LynneJeff Lynne

30 December 1947

Shard End

British

Capricorn

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal

12 March 1984

Durgapur

Indian

Pisces

Lindsey BuckinghamLindsey Buckingham

03 October 1949

Palo Alto

American

Libra

Brandon FlowersBrandon Flowers

21 June 1981

Henderson

American

Gemini

Van MorrisonVan Morrison

31 August 1945

Belfast

Northern Irish

Virgo

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke

01 March 1947

13 December 2016

Kirkland Lake

Canadian

Pisces

Lisa LopesLisa Lopes

27 May 1971

25 April 2002

Philadelphia

American

Gemini

Mark RonsonMark Ronson

04 September 1975

London

Virgo

Glenn MillerGlenn Miller

01 March 1904

15 December 1944

Clarinda

American

Pisces

Cass ElliotCass Elliot

19 September 1941

29 July 1974

Baltimore

American

Virgo

Yo Yo Honey SinghYo Yo Honey Singh

15 March 1983

Jalandhar

Indian

Pisces

Dennis WilsonDennis Wilson

04 December 1944

28 December 1983

Inglewood

American

Sagittarius

Joan BaezJoan Baez

09 January 1941

New York City

American

Capricorn

Linda PerryLinda Perry

15 April 1965

Springfield

American

Aries

Rick RubinRick Rubin

10 March 1963

Lido Beach

American

Pisces

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