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

John WilliamsJohn Williams
08 February 1932, American
Composer

David FosterDavid Foster
01 November 1949, Canadian
Musician

Paul SimonPaul Simon
13 October 1941, American
Singer, Songwriter

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer
Chaka KhanChaka Khan
23 March 1953, American
Singer

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

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

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams
05 November 1959, Canadian
Singer
David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933, British, American, Scottish
Actor

Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross
20 April 1951, American
Singer

Rick RubinRick Rubin
10 March 1963, American
Record Producer

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim
22 March 1930, American
American composer
Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983, British
Actress

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels
15 March 1963, American
Singer

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

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

André PrevinAndré Previn
06 April 1929, German, American
Musician
Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka
13 March 1939, American
Singer

Rostam BatmanglijRostam Batmanglij
28 November 1983, American
Musician

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

Gopi SundarGopi Sundar
30 May 1977, Indian
Music Director
Pat MethenyPat Metheny
12 August 1954, American
Guitarist

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
07 January 1961, American
Composer, Director
Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956, American
Actor

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

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985, British
Musician

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

Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986, American
Actor
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

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

James McBrideJames McBride
11 September 1957, American
 

Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife
10 June 1950, Lebanese
Composer

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

Jeff MagidJeff Magid
26 March 1977, American
Ex-Boyfriend of Emily Ratajkowski
Exzavier WhitleyExzavier Whitley
24 May 1997, American
Singer-Songwriter, Musician

Celine DionCeline Dion
30 March 1968, Canadian
Singer, Actor, Voice actor, Musician, Pianist,
Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942, British, Welsh
Actor

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

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

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

Don ShirleyDon Shirley
29 January 1927, Jamaican, American
Composer
Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan
07 November 1954, Indian
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director,

Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
19 June 1954, American
Manager, Record producer, Composer

Neneh CherryNeneh Cherry
10 March 1964, Swedish
Singer

Ashley TisdaleAshley Tisdale
02 July 1985, American
Singer, Model, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Voice
Randy NewmanRandy Newman
28 November 1943, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Conductor,

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
01 March 1947, Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,
KelisKelis
21 August 1979, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Chef

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

Steve YoungSteve Young
12 July 1942, American
Composer, Singer-songwriter
Joe WalshJoe Walsh
20 November 1947, American
Guitarist

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

Damon DashDamon Dash
03 May 1971, American
Actor, Film producer, Nightclub owner, Film actor,

Steven Van ZandtSteven Van Zandt
22 November 1950, American
Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Record producer,
HamsalekhaHamsalekha
23 June 1951, Indian
Author, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Music

Bappi LahiriBappi Lahiri
27 November 1952, Indian
Film director, Composer
Arijit SinghArijit Singh
25 April 1987, Indian
Singer

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

G. V. Prakash KumarG. V. Prakash Kumar
13 June 1987, Indian
Composer

Trent ReznorTrent Reznor
17 May 1965, American
Singer, Composer, Pianist, Musician,
Don HenleyDon Henley
22 July 1947, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Drummer, Pianist,
Linda PerryLinda Perry
15 April 1965, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Record

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

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

Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan
28 January 1986, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer, Model
Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984, Indian
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer

Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
15 August 1971, Canadian, Indian, Pakistani, British
Singer

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

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

Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn
23 March 1968, British
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter
Gladys KnightGladys Knight
28 May 1944, American
Singer, Actor, Composer, Musician, Television

Alex LifesonAlex Lifeson
27 August 1953, Canadian
Composer, Guitarist
Maynard James KeenanMaynard James Keenan
17 April 1964, American
Singer, Musician, Record producer, Composer

S. P. BalasubrahmanyamS. P. Balasubrahmanyam
04 June 1946, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer
Anirudh RavichanderAnirudh Ravichander
16 October 1990, Indian
Composer
MobyMoby
11 September 1965, American
Singer, Record producer, Composer, Musician,