Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Composers, including Paul McCartney, Elton John, John Williams, David Gilmour and James Horner.
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer
Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942, British
Singer-songwriter

Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986, American
Actress, Singer, Composer

Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948, British
Composer

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels
15 March 1963, American
Singer

David FosterDavid Foster
01 November 1949, Canadian
Musician
Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer

Paul SimonPaul Simon
13 October 1941, American
Singer, Songwriter

John WilliamsJohn Williams
08 February 1932, American
Composer
Bryan AdamsBryan Adams
05 November 1959, Canadian
Singer

Chaka KhanChaka Khan
23 March 1953, American
Singer
Rick RubinRick Rubin
10 March 1963, American
Record Producer

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim
22 March 1930, American
American composer

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross
20 April 1951, American
Singer

Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer

Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman
29 May 1953, American
Composer
David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933, British, American, Scottish
Actor

Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka
13 March 1939, American
Singer

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone
10 November 1928, Italian
Composer

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953, French, American
TV Host, Actress
YanniYanni
14 November 1954, Greek
Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983, British
Actress
Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
07 January 1961, American
Composer, Director

Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre
24 August 1948, French
Composer
Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi
23 November 1955, Italian
Pianist, Composer

André PrevinAndré Previn
06 April 1929, German, American
Musician
Gopi SundarGopi Sundar
30 May 1977, Indian
Music Director

Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956, American
Actor

Pat MethenyPat Metheny
12 August 1954, American
Guitarist
Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985, British
Musician

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A.B. QuintanillaA.B. Quintanilla
13 December 1963, American
Record Producer
Hiroyuki SawanoHiroyuki Sawano
12 September 1980, Japanese
Composer

Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986, American
Actor

Michael BlakeyMichael Blakey
08 December 1958, British
Record Producer

Adrian BelewAdrian Belew
23 December 1949, American
Guitarist, Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Rostam BatmanglijRostam Batmanglij
28 November 1983, American
Musician
Justin HurwitzJustin Hurwitz
22 January 1985, American
Composer

Goran BregovićGoran Bregović
22 March 1950, Yugoslav
Musician

Hariprasad ChaurasiaHariprasad Chaurasia
01 July 1938, Indian
Indian Classical Flautist

Ólafur ArnaldsÓlafur Arnalds
03 November 1986, Icelander
Musician
Nam Woo-hyunNam Woo-hyun
08 February 1991, South Korean
Singer-songwriter

Emina JahovićEmina Jahović
15 January 1982, Serbian
Singer-songwriter

Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife
10 June 1950, Lebanese
Composer

Wesley StrombergWesley Stromberg
06 December 1993, American
Composer

Edward JeffriesEdward Jeffries
01 August 1987, Australian
Actor, Director, Musician
James McBrideJames McBride
11 September 1957, American
 

Jeff MagidJeff Magid
26 March 1977, American
Ex-Boyfriend of Emily Ratajkowski
Amatus Sami-KarimAmatus Sami-Karim
 , American
Musician, Composer, Actress

Brad Douglas PaisleyBrad Douglas Paisley
28 October 1972, American
American singer-songwriter

Ruben RadaRuben Rada
17 July 1943, Uruguayan
Composer
Exzavier WhitleyExzavier Whitley
24 May 1997, American
Singer-Songwriter, Musician

Adam SchlesingerAdam Schlesinger
31 October 1967, American
Musician
Fiona AppleFiona Apple
13 September 1977, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist,

Celine DionCeline Dion
30 March 1968, Canadian
Singer, Actor, Voice actor, Musician, Pianist,

IlaiyaraajaIlaiyaraaja
03 June 1943, Indian
actor, singer, composer, musician, screenwriter,

Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan
07 November 1954, Indian
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director,

Tom MorelloTom Morello
30 May 1964, American
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor,
A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman
06 January 1967, Indian
Composer

Adrienne BailonAdrienne Bailon
24 October 1983, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer,

Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan
28 January 1986, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer, Model

Don ShirleyDon Shirley
29 January 1927, Jamaican, American
Composer
Steven Van ZandtSteven Van Zandt
22 November 1950, American
Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Record producer,

Joe WalshJoe Walsh
20 November 1947, American
Guitarist
Michelle PhillipsMichelle Phillips
04 June 1944, American
Television actor, Singer, Actor,

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

David GilmourDavid Gilmour
06 March 1946, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter,
John FogertyJohn Fogerty
28 May 1945, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Composer,

Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model
Don HenleyDon Henley
22 July 1947, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Drummer, Pianist,

Arijit SinghArijit Singh
25 April 1987, Indian
Singer

G. V. Prakash KumarG. V. Prakash Kumar
13 June 1987, Indian
Composer
HamsalekhaHamsalekha
23 June 1951, Indian
Author, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Music

Grey DeLisleGrey DeLisle
24 August 1973, American
Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer,
Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984, Indian
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer

Sonu NigamSonu Nigam
30 July 1973, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer

Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn
23 March 1968, British
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter

S. P. BalasubrahmanyamS. P. Balasubrahmanyam
04 June 1946, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer
Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
01 March 1947, Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,
Randy NewmanRandy Newman
28 November 1943, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Conductor,

MobyMoby
11 September 1965, American
Singer, Record producer, Composer, Musician,

Susanna HoffsSusanna Hoffs
17 January 1959, American
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film producer, Musician,

Bappi LahiriBappi Lahiri
27 November 1952, Indian
Film director, Composer
Jeff BeckJeff Beck
24 June 1944, British
Guitarist, Composer, Musician, Jazz guitarist,

Amelia WarnerAmelia Warner
04 June 1982, British
Actress

Sammy HagarSammy Hagar
13 October 1947, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist,

Krist NovoselicKrist Novoselic
16 May 1965, American
Bassist, Musician, Composer, Blogger

Pete BurnsPete Burns
05 August 1959, British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter
Trent ReznorTrent Reznor
17 May 1965, American
Singer, Composer, Pianist, Musician,

Bebe BuellBebe Buell
14 July 1953, American
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Model, Playboy Playmate,
Fatboy SlimFatboy Slim
31 July 1963, British
Disc jockey

Mos DefMos Def
11 December 1973, American
Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter,
Amanda PalmerAmanda Palmer
30 April 1976, American
Singer, Street artist, Composer, Pianist,
Damon DashDamon Dash
03 May 1971, American
Actor, Film producer, Nightclub owner, Film actor,