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, Composer
Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942, British
Singer-songwriter

David FosterDavid Foster
01 November 1949, Canadian
Musician

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer

Quincy JonesQuincy Jones
14 March 1933, American
Musician, Conductor, Producer, Arranger, Composer,

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross
20 April 1951, American
Singer
Billy JoelBilly Joel
09 May 1949, American
Singer-songwriter

Ray CharlesRay Charles
23 September 1930, American
Singer-songwriter

André PrevinAndré Previn
06 April 1929, German, American
Musician
John WilliamsJohn Williams
08 February 1932, American
Composer

Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948, British
Composer
Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman
29 May 1953, American
Composer

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933, British, American, Scottish
Actor

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
Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953, French, American
TV Host, Actress

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone
10 November 1928
Composer

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim
22 March 1930, American
American composer

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels
15 March 1963, American
Singer
Brad Douglas PaisleyBrad Douglas Paisley
28 October 1972, American
American singer-songwriter

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983, British
Actress
Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka
13 March 1939, American
Singer

Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer

Peter Michael Escovedo III Peter Michael Escovedo
07 July 1961, American
Percussionist
Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre
24 August 1948, French
Composer

Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi
23 November 1955, Italian
Pianist, Composer
Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956, American
Actor

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

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer
Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985, British
Musician

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Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
07 January 1961, American
Composer, Director
Hiroyuki SawanoHiroyuki Sawano
12 September 1980, Japanese
Composer

Pat MethenyPat Metheny
12 August 1954, American
Guitarist

Rostam BatmanglijRostam Batmanglij
28 November 1983, American
Musician

Adrian BelewAdrian Belew
23 December 1949, American
Guitarist, Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986, American
Actor
James McBrideJames McBride
11 September 1957, American
 

ChespiritoChespirito
21 February 1929, Mexican
Actor

A.B. QuintanillaA.B. Quintanilla
13 December 1963, American
Record Producer

Gopi SundarGopi Sundar
30 May 1977, Indian
Music Director
Ólafur ArnaldsÓlafur Arnalds
03 November 1986, Icelander
Musician

Goran BregovićGoran Bregović
22 March 1950, Serbian
Musician

Justin HurwitzJustin Hurwitz
22 January 1985, American
Composer

Hariprasad ChaurasiaHariprasad Chaurasia
01 July 1938, Indian
Indian Classical Flautist

Nam Woo-hyunNam Woo-hyun
08 February 1991, South Korean
Singer-songwriter
Emina JahovićEmina Jahović
15 January 1982, Serbian
Singer-songwriter

Michael BlakeyMichael Blakey
08 December 1958, British
Record Producer
Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife
10 June 1950, Lebanese
Composer

Ruben RadaRuben Rada
17 July 1943, Uruguayan
Composer

Amatus Sami-KarimAmatus Sami-Karim
 , American
Musician, Composer, Actress
Wesley StrombergWesley Stromberg
06 December 1993, American
Composer

Jeff MagidJeff Magid
26 March 1977, American
Ex-Boyfriend of Emily Ratajkowski
Edward JeffriesEdward Jeffries
01 August 1987, Australian
Actor, Director, Musician

Exzavier WhitleyExzavier Whitley
24 May 1997, American
Singer-Songwriter, Musician

Guy-Manuel de Homem-ChristoGuy-Manuel de Homem-Christo
08 February 1974, French
Musician, Composer, Screenwriter

Thomas BangalterThomas Bangalter
03 January 1975, French
Disc jockey, Singer, Guitarist, Director,

Chick CoreaChick Corea
12 June 1941, American
Pianist, Composer, Jazz musician
Santhosh NarayananSanthosh Narayanan
15 May 1983, Indian
Composer

A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman
06 January 1967, Indian
Composer

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

Tom MorelloTom Morello
30 May 1964, American
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor,
Michelle PhillipsMichelle Phillips
04 June 1944, American
Television actor, Singer, Actor,

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984, Indian
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer
Josh KelleyJosh Kelley
30 January 1980, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor, Songwriter,

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
13 September 1977, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist,

Steven Van ZandtSteven Van Zandt
22 November 1950, American
Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Record producer,
Joe WalshJoe Walsh
20 November 1947, American
Guitarist

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
01 March 1947, Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,
David GilmourDavid Gilmour
06 March 1946, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter,

Don HenleyDon Henley
22 July 1947, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Drummer, Pianist,

Himesh ReshammiyaHimesh Reshammiya
11 May 1969, Indian
actor, composer, composer, film score composer
Roger WatersRoger Waters
06 September 1943, British
Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist,

John PhillipsJohn Phillips
30 August 1935, American
Musician
Arijit SinghArijit Singh
25 April 1987, Indian
Singer

Anirudh RavichanderAnirudh Ravichander
16 October 1990, Indian
Composer

Linda PerryLinda Perry
15 April 1965, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Record

Keren PelesKeren Peles
11 March 1979, Israeli
Singer
Jacob CollierJacob Collier
02 August 1994, British
Musician
Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn
23 March 1968, British
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter

John FogertyJohn Fogerty
28 May 1945, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Composer,

Don ShirleyDon Shirley
29 January 1927, Jamaican, American
Composer

Susanna HoffsSusanna Hoffs
17 January 1959, American
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film producer, Musician,
Adrienne BailonAdrienne Bailon
24 October 1983, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer,

Wendy CarlosWendy Carlos
14 November 1939, American
Musician

Paul WilliamsPaul Williams
19 September 1940, American
American composer

Yo Yo Honey SinghYo Yo Honey Singh
15 March 1983, Indian
Rapper, Actor, Singer, Record producer, Composer

Teddy PendergrassTeddy Pendergrass
26 March 1950, American
Singer
Mos DefMos Def
11 December 1973, American
Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter,

Krist NovoselicKrist Novoselic
16 May 1965, American
Bassist, Musician, Composer, Blogger
Pat BoonePat Boone
01 June 1934, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer

S. P. BalasubrahmanyamS. P. Balasubrahmanyam
04 June 1946, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer
Robert FrippRobert Fripp
16 May 1946, British
Guitarist, Composer, Motivational speaker, Record
Amelia WarnerAmelia Warner
04 June 1982, British
Actress