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

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney

18 June 1942

British

Phil CollinsPhil Collins

30 January 1951

British

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford

16 August 1953

French,American

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams

05 November 1959

Canadian

David FosterDavid Foster

01 November 1949

Canadian

David McCallumDavid McCallum

19 September 1933

British,American,Scottish

Paul SimonPaul Simon

13 October 1941

American

Lea MicheleLea Michele

29 August 1986

American

André PrevinAndré Previn

06 April 1929

German,American

Tori AmosTori Amos

22 August 1963

American

John WilliamsJohn Williams

08 February 1932

American

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Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber

22 March 1948

British

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross

20 April 1951

American

Chaka KhanChaka Khan

23 March 1953

American

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels

15 March 1963

American

Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman

29 May 1953

American

Rick RubinRick Rubin

10 March 1963

American

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Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim

22 March 1930

American

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone

10 November 1928

Italian

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne

02 September 1983

British

YanniYanni

14 November 1954

Greek

Rostam BatmanglijRostam Batmanglij

28 November 1983

American

Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka

13 March 1939

American

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Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi

23 November 1955

Italian

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar

09 June 1981

Indian,British

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond

07 January 1961

American

Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre

24 August 1948

French

Pat MethenyPat Metheny

12 August 1954

American

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher

17 July 1985

British

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Hariprasad ChaurasiaHariprasad Chaurasia

01 July 1938

Indian

Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife

10 June 1950

Lebanese

James McBrideJames McBride

11 September 1957

American

Edward JeffriesEdward Jeffries

01 August 1987

Australian

Wesley StrombergWesley Stromberg

06 December 1993

American

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Brad Douglas PaisleyBrad Douglas Paisley

28 October 1972

American

Ruben RadaRuben Rada

17 July 1943

Uruguayan

Goran BregovićGoran Bregović

22 March 1950

Yugoslav

Emina JahovićEmina Jahović

15 January 1982

Serbian

Exzavier WhitleyExzavier Whitley

24 May 1997

American

Jeff MagidJeff Magid

26 March 1977

American

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Kevin JonasKevin Jonas

05 November 1987

American

CherCher

20 May 1946

American

Celine DionCeline Dion

30 March 1968

Canadian

Kacey MusgravesKacey Musgraves

21 August 1988

American

Iwan RheonIwan Rheon

13 May 1985

British

MobyMoby

11 September 1965

American

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Alanis MorissetteAlanis Morissette

01 June 1974

Canadian,American

Ramin DjawadiRamin Djawadi

19 July 1974

German

A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman

06 January 1967

Indian

Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan

07 November 1954

Indian

Liam HowlettLiam Howlett

21 August 1971

British

Don HenleyDon Henley

22 July 1947

American

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La Toya JacksonLa Toya Jackson

29 May 1956

American

Sammy HagarSammy Hagar

13 October 1947

American

Joe WalshJoe Walsh

20 November 1947

American

Trent ReznorTrent Reznor

17 May 1965

American

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal

12 March 1984

Indian

Debby RyanDebby Ryan

13 May 1993

American

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Adrienne BailonAdrienne Bailon

24 October 1983

American

Steven Van ZandtSteven Van Zandt

22 November 1950

American

David GilmourDavid Gilmour

06 March 1946

British

Ashley TisdaleAshley Tisdale

02 July 1985

American

Gladys KnightGladys Knight

28 May 1944

American

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke

01 March 1947

Canadian

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Roger WatersRoger Waters

06 September 1943

British

Susanna HoffsSusanna Hoffs

17 January 1959

American

Sonu NigamSonu Nigam

30 July 1973

Indian

Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman

19 June 1954

American

Maynard James KeenanMaynard James Keenan

17 April 1964

American

Hugh MasekelaHugh Masekela

04 April 1939

South African

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Richie SamboraRichie Sambora

11 July 1959

American

Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan

28 January 1986

Indian

John FogertyJohn Fogerty

28 May 1945

American

Linda PerryLinda Perry

15 April 1965

American

Joan BaezJoan Baez

09 January 1941

American

Pete BurnsPete Burns

05 August 1959

British

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Tom MorelloTom Morello

30 May 1964

American

Rivers CuomoRivers Cuomo

13 June 1970

American

Lex LugerLex Luger

02 June 1958

American