Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Composers, including Paul McCartney, Elton John, John Williams, David Gilmour and James Horner.
Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942, British
Singer-songwriter
Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer

Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer

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

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985, British
Musician

David FosterDavid Foster
01 November 1949, Canadian
Musician
Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman
29 May 1953, American
Composer

John WilliamsJohn Williams
08 February 1932, American
Composer

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953, French, American
TV Host, Actress
Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948, British
Composer

Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986, American
Actress
Luther VandrossLuther Vandross
20 April 1951, American
Singer

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

Rick RubinRick Rubin
10 March 1963, American
Record Producer

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams
05 November 1959, Canadian
Singer

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

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone
10 November 1928, Italian
Composer

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim
22 March 1930, American
American composer

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

Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka
13 March 1939, American
Singer
Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre
24 August 1948, French
Composer

Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer

YanniYanni
14 November 1954, Greek
Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer
Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi
23 November 1955, Italian
Pianist, Composer

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
07 January 1961, American
Composer, Director
André PrevinAndré Previn
06 April 1929, German, American
Musician

Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956, American
Actor

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981, Indian, British
Composer
James McBrideJames McBride
11 September 1957, American
 

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Thomas McDonellThomas McDonell
02 May 1986, American
Actor
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
Gopi SundarGopi Sundar
30 May 1977, Indian
Music Director
Ólafur ArnaldsÓlafur Arnalds
03 November 1986, Icelander
Musician

Justin HurwitzJustin Hurwitz
22 January 1985, American
Composer

Goran BregovićGoran Bregović
22 March 1950, Yugoslav
Musician

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

Sammy HagarSammy Hagar
13 October 1947, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist,
Steven Van ZandtSteven Van Zandt
22 November 1950, American
Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Record producer,

Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
01 March 1947, Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,

S. P. BalasubrahmanyamS. P. Balasubrahmanyam
04 June 1946, Indian
Actor, Singer, Composer

Kumar SanuKumar Sanu
23 September 1957
Singer, Composer
A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman
06 January 1967, Indian
Composer

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

Joe WalshJoe Walsh
20 November 1947, American
Guitarist

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
13 September 1977, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist,
Michelle PhillipsMichelle Phillips
04 June 1944, American
Television actor, Singer, Actor,

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

Teddy PendergrassTeddy Pendergrass
26 March 1950, American
Singer

John PhillipsJohn Phillips
30 August 1935, American
Musician
José FelicianoJosé Feliciano
10 September 1945, Puerto Rican
Musician, Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Jazz

Tom MorelloTom Morello
30 May 1964, American
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor,
David GilmourDavid Gilmour
06 March 1946, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter,

Roger WatersRoger Waters
06 September 1943, British
Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist,

Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn
23 March 1968, British
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter
Arijit SinghArijit Singh
25 April 1987, Indian
Singer

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984, Indian
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer
Amelia WarnerAmelia Warner
04 June 1982, British
Actress

Maynard James KeenanMaynard James Keenan
17 April 1964, American
Singer, Musician, Record producer, Composer

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

Ben GibbardBen Gibbard
11 August 1976, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Composer,
Keren PelesKeren Peles
11 March 1979, Israeli
Singer
Linda PerryLinda Perry
15 April 1965, American
Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Record

Mos DefMos Def
11 December 1973, American
Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter,

Richie SamboraRichie Sambora
11 July 1959, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Banjoist,

Sufjan StevensSufjan Stevens
01 July 1975, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Oboist, Banjoist,
G. V. Prakash KumarG. V. Prakash Kumar
13 June 1987, Indian
Composer

Aaron DessnerAaron Dessner
23 April 1976, American
Composer

Susanna HoffsSusanna Hoffs
17 January 1959, American
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film producer, Musician,

Jacob CollierJacob Collier
02 August 1994, British
Musician

Petula ClarkPetula Clark
15 November 1932, British
Singer
Himesh ReshammiyaHimesh Reshammiya
11 May 1969, Indian
actor, composer, composer, film score composer

Don ShirleyDon Shirley
29 January 1927, Jamaican, American
Composer
Pat BoonePat Boone
01 June 1934, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942, British, Welsh
Actor
Grey DeLisleGrey DeLisle
24 August 1973, American
Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer,
Fatboy SlimFatboy Slim
31 July 1963, British
Disc jockey