Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Pianists, including Freddie Mercury, Liberace, Elton John, John Williams and Ross Lynch.
Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
05 September 1946, British
Singer-songwriter, Record Producer
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer, Composer

Lady GagaLady Gaga
28 March 1986, American
Singer-songwriter

John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940, British
Singer-songwriter & Musician

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942, American
Singer & Activist

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer, Singer
Johnny McDaidJohnny McDaid
24 July 1976, Northern Irish
Singer

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981, American
Musician

Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie
11 June 1959, British
Actor
BjorkBjork
21 November 1965, Icelander
Icelandic singer-songwriter

Ray CharlesRay Charles
23 September 1930, American
Singer-songwriter & Musician
Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Jerry Lee LewisJerry Lee Lewis
29 September 1935, American
Singer

John WilliamsJohn Williams
08 February 1932, American
Composer

Nikki SixxNikki Sixx
11 December 1958, American
Musician, Songwriter

Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings
15 June 1937, American
Singers
Jackson BrowneJackson Browne
09 October 1948, German, American
Singer-songwriter

LiberaceLiberace
16 May 1919, American
Pianist

Bob SegerBob Seger
06 May 1945, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician

Harry Connick Jr.Harry Connick Jr.
11 September 1967, American
American singer
George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
26 September 1898, American
Composer

Nick CaveNick Cave
22 September 1957, Australian
Singer-songwriter
Nat King ColeNat King Cole
17 March 1919, American
Vocalist, Pianist

Toni BraxtonToni Braxton
07 October 1967, American
American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician

Edward HeathEdward Heath
09 July 1916, British
Former British Prime Minister
Serj TankianSerj Tankian
21 August 1967, Lebanese, American
Singer-songwriter

Calvin HarrisCalvin Harris
17 January 1984, Scottish
Disc Jockey, Record Producer, Singer, Songwriter
Burt BacharachBurt Bacharach
12 May 1928, American
Pianist, Composer, Songwriter

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone
10 November 1928, Italian
Composer

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
19 July 1868, American
Socialite
Sergei RachmaninoffSergei Rachmaninoff
01 April 1873, American, Russian
Pianist

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Ross LynchRoss Lynch
29 December 1995, American
Singer
Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
25 August 1918, American
Conductor, Composer

Warren ZevonWarren Zevon
24 January 1947, American
Rock Singer-songwriter

Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka
13 March 1939, American
Singer

Oksana GrigorievaOksana Grigorieva
23 February 1970, Russian
Pianist
André PrevinAndré Previn
06 April 1929, German, American
Musician
Jonathan DavisJonathan Davis
18 January 1971, American
Musician, Songwriter, Singer, Producer, Actor

Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer

Dmitry ShostakovichDmitry Shostakovich
25 September 1906, Russian
Composer

Andy BiersackAndy Biersack
26 December 1990, American
Singer/Pianist
Sarah McLachlanSarah McLachlan
28 January 1968, Canadian
Singer-songwriter

Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi
23 November 1955, Italian
Pianist, Composer

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29 May 1961, American
Singer-songwriter

Shawnee SmithShawnee Smith
03 July 1969, American
Actress

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
10 October 1917, American
Jazz Pianist & Composer
Erik SatieErik Satie
17 May 1866, French
Musician

Alexa Ray JoelAlexa Ray Joel
29 December 1985, American
Singer
Glynis JohnsGlynis Johns
05 October 1923, South African
Actress

YanniYanni
14 November 1954, Greek
Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer

George MartinGeorge Martin
03 January 1926, British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer
Roberta FlackRoberta Flack
10 February 1937, American
Singer, Pianist

Fats DominoFats Domino
26 February 1928, American
Pianist, Rock & Roll Musician
Richard Georg StraussRichard Georg Strauss
11 June 1864, German
Composer

Diana KrallDiana Krall
16 November 1964, Canadian
Jazz Pianist

Scott HoyingScott Hoying
17 September 1991, American
Singer, Songwriter

Danger MouseDanger Mouse
29 July 1977, American
Musician

Grace Potter Grace Potter
20 June 1983, American
Singer-songwriter
Jagjit SinghJagjit Singh
08 February 1941, Indian
Ghazal Singer

Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
22 November 1913, British
Composer, conductor and pianist

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985, British
Musician

Hunter HaysHunter Hayes
09 September 1991, American
Country Singer, Musician
Andrea CorrAndrea Corr
17 May 1974, Irish
Musician

Bela BartokBela Bartok
25 March 1881, Hungarian
Composer, Pianist
Oscar LevantOscar Levant
27 December 1906, American
American pianist

Fats WallerFats Waller
21 May 1904, American
Jazz Pianist

Oscar PetersonOscar Peterson
15 August 1925, Canadian
Jazz Pianist
Steven Curtis ChapmanSteven Curtis Chapman
21 November 1962, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician

Bobby VeeBobby Vee
30 April 1943, American
Singer
Mark KozelekMark Kozelek
24 January 1967, American
Musician

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
21 October 1912, Hungarian, British
Conductor, Pianist

Chuck LeavellChuck Leavell
28 April 1952, American
Musician
Hélène Mercier-ArnaultHélène Mercier-Arnault
1959 AD, Canadian
Pianist

Francis PoulencFrancis Poulenc
07 January 1899, French
Musician
Isaac AlbenizIsaac Albeniz
29 May 1860, Spanish
Pianist

Abdullah IbrahimAbdullah Ibrahim
09 October 1934, South African
Pianist, Composer

Charles BrownCharles Brown
13 September 1922, American
American singer

Ike TurnerIke Turner
05 November 1931, American
Guitarist, Pianist, Actor, Singer-songwriter,
Paul ReiserPaul Reiser
30 March 1957, American
Comedian
Jim SteinmanJim Steinman
01 November 1947, American
Composer

Trent ReznorTrent Reznor
17 May 1965, American
Singer, Composer, Pianist, Musician,

Jon BatisteJon Batiste
11 November 1986, American
Musician

Andrew W.K.Andrew W.K.
09 May 1979, American
Singer, Pianist, Motivational speaker, Guitarist,
Jack AntonoffJack Antonoff
31 March 1984, American
Singer

Roger WatersRoger Waters
06 September 1943, British
Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist,

Steven Van ZandtSteven Van Zandt
22 November 1950, American
Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Record producer,

Keren PelesKeren Peles
11 March 1979, Israeli
Singer

Joe WalshJoe Walsh
20 November 1947, American
Guitarist
Don HenleyDon Henley
22 July 1947, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Drummer, Pianist,

Norah JonesNorah Jones
30 March 1979, American
Singer-Songwriter
Don ShirleyDon Shirley
29 January 1927, Jamaican, American
Composer

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
13 September 1977, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist,
Helen ReddyHelen Reddy
25 October 1941, Australian, American
Singer
Alicia WittAlicia Witt
21 August 1975, American
Actress