The musical heritage of America is rich and overflowing with supremely endowed musicians and composers who have composed some of the most enduring musical pieces. A potpourri of talent, American soil has seen meteoric rise in the field of music, thanks to the brilliant American composers who with their skill at musical play created some of the most mind-blowing musical compositions that world has ever listened to. Interestingly, American composers have touched the lives and moods of one and all with their compositions – witty lyrics and catchy melodies for that playful listening spree or soulful renditions backed by heart-melting words for those moments of love or even down under lyrics and soft music for the feeling of blue. And any discussion on America composers and compositions cannot be fulfilled without the mention of Stephen Foster, father of American music. He is regarded as the first professional American songwriter and is the proud composers of more than 200 songs, including two state songs. Other eminently talented and noted American composers include George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rogers, John Philip Sousa, Irving Berlin, Burt Bucharach, Amy Beach and so on. Check this section to know about the life and works of famous American composers.
Chaka KhanChaka Khan

23 March 1953

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford

16 August 1953

John DenverJohn Denver

31 December 1943

André PrevinAndré Previn

06 April 1929

David McCallumDavid McCallum

19 September 1933

Paul SimonPaul Simon

13 October 1941

John WilliamsJohn Williams

08 February 1932

Lea MicheleLea Michele

29 August 1986

Tori AmosTori Amos

22 August 1963

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross

20 April 1951

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels

15 March 1963

Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman

29 May 1953

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Rick RubinRick Rubin

10 March 1963

John ColtraneJohn Coltrane

23 September 1926

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim

22 March 1930

Sergei RachmaninoffSergei Rachmaninoff

01 April 1873

Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka

13 March 1939

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick

20 April 1943

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Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie

21 October 1917

Rostam BatmanglijRostam Batmanglij

28 November 1983

Aaron CoplandAaron Copland

14 November 1900

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond

07 January 1961

Pat MethenyPat Metheny

12 August 1954

John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa

06 November 1854

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Fats WallerFats Waller

21 May 1904

Charles IvesCharles Ives

20 October 1874

Paul BowlesPaul Bowles

30 December 1910

Gian Carlo MenottiGian Carlo Menotti

07 July 1911

Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg

29 July 1887

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James McBrideJames McBride

11 September 1957

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman

17 March 1901

William MasonWilliam Mason

24 January 1829

Wesley StrombergWesley Stromberg

06 December 1993

Brad Douglas PaisleyBrad Douglas Paisley

28 October 1972

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Edgard VareseEdgard Varese

22 December 1883

Exzavier WhitleyExzavier Whitley

24 May 1997

Jeff MagidJeff Magid

26 March 1977

Gladys KnightGladys Knight

28 May 1944

Kacey MusgravesKacey Musgraves

21 August 1988

Kevin JonasKevin Jonas

05 November 1987

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CherCher

20 May 1946

La Toya JacksonLa Toya Jackson

29 May 1956

Alanis MorissetteAlanis Morissette

01 June 1974

David Lee RothDavid Lee Roth

10 October 1954

Big BoiBig Boi

01 February 1975

Trent ReznorTrent Reznor

17 May 1965

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Linda PerryLinda Perry

15 April 1965

Debby RyanDebby Ryan

13 May 1993

Don HenleyDon Henley

22 July 1947

Joe WalshJoe Walsh

20 November 1947

Sammy HagarSammy Hagar

13 October 1947

Adrienne BailonAdrienne Bailon

24 October 1983

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Steven Van ZandtSteven Van Zandt

22 November 1950

Ashley TisdaleAshley Tisdale

02 July 1985

Rivers CuomoRivers Cuomo

13 June 1970

Damon DashDamon Dash

03 May 1971

JC ChasezJC Chasez

08 August 1976

Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman

19 June 1954

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John FogertyJohn Fogerty

28 May 1945

Richie SamboraRichie Sambora

11 July 1959

Joan BaezJoan Baez

09 January 1941

Tom MorelloTom Morello

30 May 1964

Dimebag DarrellDimebag Darrell

20 August 1966

Maynard James KeenanMaynard James Keenan

17 April 1964

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Harry NilssonHarry Nilsson

15 June 1941

Susanna HoffsSusanna Hoffs

17 January 1959

Dennis WilsonDennis Wilson

04 December 1944

Ronnie James DioRonnie James Dio

10 July 1942

Lex LugerLex Luger

02 June 1958

Dave MustaineDave Mustaine

13 September 1961

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Michelle PhillipsMichelle Phillips

04 June 1944

BucketheadBuckethead

13 May 1969

Bebe BuellBebe Buell

14 July 1953

Pat BoonePat Boone

01 June 1934

Al GreenAl Green

13 April 1946

Jerry ReedJerry Reed

20 March 1937

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Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes

20 August 1942

Mos DefMos Def

11 December 1973

Brad PaisleyBrad Paisley

28 October 1972