With so much music hitting our ears all year long, the entertainment stratosphere is scaling happy highs. New tunes are great. But even those yesteryear musicians made a statement by belting out unforgettable tunes and giving us memorable moments on and off stage. No wonder, music lovers still dig them for some symphonic succor. Given the brief history that the country has had, it’s remarkable how many musical pioneers the country has produced. These musicians are time-proof—no withering hands of time nor has influx of new age music been able to mute their melodies from our minds. Delving into the land down under we came up with a list of legendary Australian musicians who deserve kudos for taking music to new heights, for melding indigenous and western styles and gifting the world a heady-mix of musical genres. Let's explore the timelines, life stories and interesting trivia & facts related to the lives in the biographies of famous Australian Musicians who have put Australian high up on music map.
Keith UrbanKeith Urban
26 October 1967
Musician
Bon ScottBon Scott
09 July 1946
 

Nick CaveNick Cave
22 September 1957
Singer-songwriter

Angus YoungAngus Young
31 March 1955
Co-founder & Lead Guitarist of the Hard Rock Band,

GotyeGotye
21 May 1980
Singer

Malcolm YoungMalcolm Young
06 January 1953
Musician
Tim MinchinTim Minchin
07 October 1975
Comedian

Vance JoyVance Joy
01 December 1987
Singer

Indiana EvansIndiana Evans
27 July 1990
Actress
Slim DustySlim Dusty
13 June 1927
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist

Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
08 July 1882
Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist
Sia Kate Isobelle FurlerSia
18 December 1975
Singer-Songwriter

Calum HoodCalum Hood
24 January 1996
Bassist & Social Media Star

Dave GalafassiDave Galafassi
1978 AD
Drummer

Michael CliffordMichael Clifford
20 November 1995
Musician & Social Media Star

Ashton IrwinAshton Irwin
07 July 1994
Drummer, Singer
James ReidJames Reid
11 May 1993
Singer

Kevin ParkerKevin Parker
20 January 1986
Singer

Joel AdamsJoel Adams
16 December 1996
Singer-Songwriter

Edward JeffriesEdward Jeffries
01 August 1987
Actor, Director, Musician
Flea (Musician)Flea (Musician)
16 October 1962
Musician

David HudsonDavid Hudson
10 March 1962
Musician
Chris LanzonChris Lanzon
24 July 2000
Pop Singer

William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
19 November 1948
Singer

Toni ColletteToni Collette
01 November 1972
Actress
Guy SebastianGuy Sebastian
26 October 1981
Singer, Songwriter, Record producer

Jesse SpencerJesse Spencer
12 February 1979
Actor, Musician, Film editor
Sophie MonkSophie Monk
14 December 1979
Actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Emma WatkinsEmma Watkins
21 September 1989
Musician, Singer

OrianthiOrianthi
22 January 1985
Musician, Guitarist
Tash SultanaTash Sultana
18 June 1995
Singer-songwriter

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Jason DonovanJason Donovan
01 June 1968
Actor, Singer
FleaFlea
16 October 1962
bassist, actor, film actor, trumpeter, singer,

Helen ReddyHelen Reddy
25 October 1941
Singer

Anthony FieldAnthony Field
08 May 1963
Musician, Songwriter, Film producer

Jessica OrigliassoJessica Origliasso
25 December 1984
Singer, Actor, Songwriter
Lachlan GillespieLachlan Gillespie
23 October 1985
actor
Brody DalleBrody Dalle
01 January 1979
Guitarist, Singer

Jimmy BarnesJimmy Barnes
28 April 1956
Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Judith DurhamJudith Durham
03 July 1943
Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist, Songwriter

Colin HayColin Hay
29 June 1953
Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Daniel JohnsDaniel Johns
22 April 1979
Musician

Phil RuddPhil Rudd
19 May 1954
Drummer

Darren HayesDarren Hayes
08 May 1972
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Ben LeeBen Lee
11 September 1978
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Jeff FattJeff Fatt
21 July 1953
Musician, Actor, Pianist
Courtney BarnettCourtney Barnett
03 November 1987
Singer-songwriter

Daryl BraithwaiteDaryl Braithwaite
11 January 1949
Singer
Murray CookMurray Cook
30 June 1960
Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Tina ArenaTina Arena
01 November 1967
Singer, Songwriter, Television presenter, Actor,

Tammin SursokTammin Sursok
19 August 1983
Actor, Singer, Film actor
Xavier SamuelXavier Samuel
10 December 1983
Television actor, Actor, Film actor, Musician

Sia FurlerSia Furler
18 December 1975
Singer-Songwriter
Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel
31 May 1955
Guitarist, Songwriter, Jazz musician,

Paul HesterPaul Hester
08 January 1959
Musician

Sophie LoweSophie Lowe
05 June 1990
Actress

Lisa OrigliassoLisa Origliasso
25 December 1984
Singer, Composer, Actor, Songwriter

Chrissy AmphlettChrissy Amphlett
25 October 1959
Street artist, Singer, Actor, Songwriter
Craig Revel HorwoodCraig Revel Horwood
04 January 1965
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Lisa GerrardLisa Gerrard
12 April 1961
Singer, Composer, Musician, Film score composer

Kate CeberanoKate Ceberano
17 November 1966
Singer, Jazz musician

Rebecca St. JamesRebecca St. James
26 July 1977
Film actor, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor,
Phillip WilcherPhillip Wilcher
16 March 1958
Composer, Pianist

Yahoo SeriousYahoo Serious
27 July 1953
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,
Xavier RuddXavier Rudd
29 May 1978
singer-songwriter

Missy HigginsMissy Higgins
19 August 1983
singer, pianist, songwriter

Sam MoranSam Moran
04 April 1978
Singer, Dancer
Alice EnglertAlice Englert
15 August 1994
Actress

Tim FinnTim Finn
25 June 1952
Singer, Pianist, Songwriter
Loene CarmenLoene Carmen
1970 AD
actor, singer, songwriter, film actor

Stan WalkerStan Walker
23 October 1990
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Bernard FanningBernard Fanning
15 August 1969
Singer, Guitarist
Matt CorbyMatt Corby
07 November 1989
Singer-songwriter

Russell HitchcockRussell Hitchcock
15 June 1949
Singer
Joel HoustonJoel Houston
19 September 1979
Singer, Songwriter

Marty SampsonMarty Sampson
31 May 1979
Singer-songwriter

Bob DaisleyBob Daisley
13 February 1950
Bassist

Colin PetersenColin Petersen
24 March 1946
Actor, Film actor
Ricki-Lee CoulterRicki-Lee Coulter
10 November 1985
Singer
Angus StoneAngus Stone
27 April 1986
Singer, Record producer, Musician

David HelfgottDavid Helfgott
19 May 1947
Pianists

Natalie BassingthwaighteNatalie Bassingthwaighte
01 September 1975
Actor, Singer

MarkMark
17 November 1954
Criminal
Andrew FarrissAndrew Farriss
27 March 1959
Composer, Guitarist, Pianist

James ReyneJames Reyne
19 May 1957
Singer, Songwriter

LenkaLenka
19 March 1978
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer

Johnny RuffoJohnny Ruffo
08 March 1988
Singer, Dancer, Songwriter

Mick HarveyMick Harvey
29 August 1958
Guitarist, Singer, Composer, Record producer
Rowland S. HowardRowland S. Howard
24 October 1959
Guitarist, Record producer, Composer

Robert StigwoodRobert Stigwood
16 April 1934
Businessperson, Record producer, Film producer,
Jack VidgenJack Vidgen
17 January 1997
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Betty WhoBetty Who
05 October 1991
Singer-songwriter
Jon EnglishJon English
26 March 1949
Singer
Gabriella CilmiGabriella Cilmi
10 October 1991
Singer, Songwriter, Jazz musician