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
Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986, American
Actress

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone
10 November 1928, Italian
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
Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953, French, American
TV Host, Actress

John WilliamsJohn Williams
08 February 1932, American
Composer

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross
20 April 1951, American
Singer
Rick RubinRick Rubin
10 March 1963, American
Record Producer

Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948, British
Composer
Bryan AdamsBryan Adams
05 November 1959, Canadian
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

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983, British
Actress
Chaka KhanChaka Khan
23 March 1953, American
Singer

Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka
13 March 1939, American
Singer

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels
15 March 1963, American
Singer

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim
22 March 1930, American
American composer
YanniYanni
14 November 1954, Greek
Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer

André PrevinAndré Previn
06 April 1929, German, American
Musician
Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre
24 August 1948, French
Composer

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer

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

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
07 January 1961, American
Composer, Director
Pat MethenyPat Metheny
12 August 1954, American
Guitarist

Gopi SundarGopi Sundar
30 May 1977, Indian
Music Director

Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986, American
Actor
Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985, British
Musician

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Hiroyuki SawanoHiroyuki Sawano
12 September 1980, Japanese
Composer
Adrian BelewAdrian Belew
23 December 1949, American
Guitarist, Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Rostam BatmanglijRostam Batmanglij
28 November 1983, American
Musician

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

Hariprasad ChaurasiaHariprasad Chaurasia
01 July 1938, Indian
Indian Classical Flautist
Justin HurwitzJustin Hurwitz
22 January 1985, American
Composer
Goran BregovićGoran Bregović
22 March 1950, Yugoslav
Musician

Ólafur ArnaldsÓlafur Arnalds
03 November 1986, Icelander
Musician

Michael BlakeyMichael Blakey
08 December 1958, British
Record Producer

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

Edward JeffriesEdward Jeffries
01 August 1987, Australian
Actor, Director, Musician

James McBrideJames McBride
11 September 1957, American
 

Wesley StrombergWesley Stromberg
06 December 1993, American
Composer
Brad Douglas PaisleyBrad Douglas Paisley
28 October 1972, American
American singer-songwriter

Jeff MagidJeff Magid
26 March 1977, American
Ex-Boyfriend of Emily Ratajkowski
Ruben RadaRuben Rada
17 July 1943, Uruguayan
Composer

Amatus Sami-KarimAmatus Sami-Karim
 , American
Musician, Composer, Actress

Exzavier WhitleyExzavier Whitley
24 May 1997, American
Singer-Songwriter, Musician
S. P. BalasubrahmanyamS. P. Balasubrahmanyam
04 June 1946, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer

A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman
06 January 1967, Indian
Composer
IlaiyaraajaIlaiyaraaja
03 June 1943, Indian
actor, singer, composer, musician, screenwriter,

Tom MorelloTom Morello
30 May 1964, American
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor,

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

Joe WalshJoe Walsh
20 November 1947, American
Guitarist

Adrienne BailonAdrienne Bailon
24 October 1983, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer,
Don HenleyDon Henley
22 July 1947, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Drummer, Pianist,

Michelle PhillipsMichelle Phillips
04 June 1944, American
Television actor, Singer, Actor,

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

Arijit SinghArijit Singh
25 April 1987, Indian
Singer
HamsalekhaHamsalekha
23 June 1951, Indian
Author, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Music

Hugh DownsHugh Downs
14 February 1921, American
Broadcaster
G. V. Prakash KumarG. V. Prakash Kumar
13 June 1987, Indian
Composer

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

David GilmourDavid Gilmour
06 March 1946, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter,
Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984, Indian
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer

Roger WatersRoger Waters
06 September 1943, British
Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist,
Fiona AppleFiona Apple
13 September 1977, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist,

Grey DeLisleGrey DeLisle
24 August 1973, American
Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer,

Sonu NigamSonu Nigam
30 July 1973, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer
Amelia WarnerAmelia Warner
04 June 1982, British
Actress

Bappi LahiriBappi Lahiri
27 November 1952, Indian
Film director, Composer
Pete BurnsPete Burns
05 August 1959, British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter

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

Himesh ReshammiyaHimesh Reshammiya
11 May 1969, Indian
actor, composer, composer, film score composer

Sufjan StevensSufjan Stevens
01 July 1975, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Oboist, Banjoist,
Anu MalikAnu Malik
02 November 1960, Indian
Film director, Singer, Composer, Music director,
Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
01 March 1947, Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,

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

M. S. ViswanathanM. S. Viswanathan
24 June 1928, Indian
Actor, Composer

Bebe BuellBebe Buell
14 July 1953, American
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Model, Playboy Playmate,
Mani SharmaMani Sharma
11 July 1964, Indian
Composer

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

S. A. RajkumarS. A. Rajkumar
23 August 1964, Indian
Composer

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

Jeff BeckJeff Beck
24 June 1944, British
Guitarist, Composer, Musician, Jazz guitarist,
Mos DefMos Def
11 December 1973, American
Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter,

Debbie GibsonDebbie Gibson
31 August 1970, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer, Film
Brandon FlowersBrandon Flowers
21 June 1981, American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Composer, Pianist

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,
Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
19 June 1954, American
Manager, Record producer, Composer
Susanna HoffsSusanna Hoffs
17 January 1959, American
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film producer, Musician,