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

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer

David FosterDavid Foster
01 November 1949, Canadian
Musician

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

Paul SimonPaul Simon
13 October 1941, American
Singer, Songwriter
Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman
29 May 1953, American
Composer

John WilliamsJohn Williams
08 February 1932, American
Composer

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams
05 November 1959, Canadian
Singer

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933, British, American, Scottish
Actor
Luther VandrossLuther Vandross
20 April 1951, American
Singer

Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948, British
Composer
Rick RubinRick Rubin
10 March 1963, American
Record Producer

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

Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer
Chaka KhanChaka Khan
23 March 1953, American
Singer

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels
15 March 1963, American
Singer
Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956, American
Actor

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim
22 March 1930, American
American composer

YanniYanni
14 November 1954, Greek
Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer
Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone
10 November 1928, Italian
Composer

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983, British
Actress
André PrevinAndré Previn
06 April 1929, German, American
Musician

Rostam BatmanglijRostam Batmanglij
28 November 1983, American
Musician

Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka
13 March 1939, American
Singer

Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi
23 November 1955, Italian
Pianist, Composer
Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre
24 August 1948, French
Composer
Hiroyuki SawanoHiroyuki Sawano
12 September 1980, Japanese
Composer

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
07 January 1961, American
Composer, Director

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

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Adrian BelewAdrian Belew
23 December 1949, American
Guitarist, Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986, American
Actor

Gopi SundarGopi Sundar
30 May 1977, Indian
Music Director

Amatus Sami-KarimAmatus Sami-Karim
 , American
Musician, Composer, Actress
Hariprasad ChaurasiaHariprasad Chaurasia
01 July 1938, Indian
Indian Classical Flautist

Goran BregovićGoran Bregović
22 March 1950, Yugoslav
Musician
Justin HurwitzJustin Hurwitz
22 January 1985, American
Composer

Michael BlakeyMichael Blakey
08 December 1958, British
Record Producer

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

Emina JahovićEmina Jahović
15 January 1982, Serbian
Singer-songwriter
Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife
10 June 1950, Lebanese
Composer

James McBrideJames McBride
11 September 1957, American
 

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

Wesley StrombergWesley Stromberg
06 December 1993, American
Composer

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

Jeff MagidJeff Magid
26 March 1977, American
Ex-Boyfriend of Emily Ratajkowski

CherCher
20 May 1946, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Film
Celine DionCeline Dion
30 March 1968, Canadian
Singer, Actor, Voice actor, Musician, Pianist,

Maynard James KeenanMaynard James Keenan
17 April 1964, American
Singer, Musician, Record producer, Composer
Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan
07 November 1954, Indian
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director,

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

Debby RyanDebby Ryan
13 May 1993, American
Singer, Child actor, Singer-songwriter, Film
Joe WalshJoe Walsh
20 November 1947, American
Guitarist

A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman
06 January 1967, Indian
Composer
Alanis MorissetteAlanis Morissette
01 June 1974, Canadian, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer,

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

Ryan TedderRyan Tedder
26 June 1979, American
Record producer, Singer, Singer-songwriter,
Michelle PhillipsMichelle Phillips
04 June 1944, American
Television actor, Singer, Actor,

Camilo SestoCamilo Sesto
16 September 1946, Spanish
Actor, Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Don HenleyDon Henley
22 July 1947, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Drummer, Pianist,

Ashley TisdaleAshley Tisdale
02 July 1985, American
Singer, Model, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Voice

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

Joan BaezJoan Baez
09 January 1941, American
Singer-songwriter, Street artist, Singer,
Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan
28 January 1986, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer, Model
Roger WatersRoger Waters
06 September 1943, British
Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist,

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

Bebe BuellBebe Buell
14 July 1953, American
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Model, Playboy Playmate,

Gladys KnightGladys Knight
28 May 1944, American
Singer, Actor, Composer, Musician, Television
Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
01 March 1947, Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,

David GilmourDavid Gilmour
06 March 1946, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter,

Don ShirleyDon Shirley
29 January 1927, Jamaican, American
Composer

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984, Indian
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer

John FogertyJohn Fogerty
28 May 1945, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Composer,
Damon DashDamon Dash
03 May 1971, American
Actor, Film producer, Nightclub owner, Film actor,

Neneh CherryNeneh Cherry
10 March 1964, Swedish
Singer
Linda PerryLinda Perry
15 April 1965, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Record

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

Paul GrossPaul Gross
30 April 1959, Canadian
Actor
Fiona AppleFiona Apple
13 September 1977, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist,

Alka YagnikAlka Yagnik
20 March 1966, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer
Dave MustaineDave Mustaine
13 September 1961, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer,

Steve YoungSteve Young
12 July 1942, American
Composer, Singer-songwriter

M. PokoraM. Pokora
26 September 1985, French
Composer, Singer

Pete BurnsPete Burns
05 August 1959, British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter
MobyMoby
11 September 1965, American
Singer, Record producer, Composer, Musician,

G. V. Prakash KumarG. V. Prakash Kumar
13 June 1987, Indian
Composer
Anirudh RavichanderAnirudh Ravichander
16 October 1990, Indian
Composer

Mos DefMos Def
11 December 1973, American
Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter,
Kyle EastwoodKyle Eastwood
19 May 1968, American
Actor, Composer, Jazz musician, Music arranger,

Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn
23 March 1968, British
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter
Sammy HagarSammy Hagar
13 October 1947, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist,