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
Bon ScottBon Scott
09 July 1946

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

Nick CaveNick Cave
22 September 1957

Malcolm YoungMalcolm Young
06 January 1953

21 May 1980
Tim MinchinTim Minchin
07 October 1975

Vance JoyVance Joy
01 December 1987

Indiana EvansIndiana Evans
27 July 1990
Ashton IrwinAshton Irwin
07 July 1994
Drummer, Singer

Calum HoodCalum Hood
24 January 1996
Bassist & Social Media Star
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

Dave GalafassiDave Galafassi
1978 AD

Michael CliffordMichael Clifford
20 November 1995
Musician & Social Media Star
Kevin ParkerKevin Parker
20 January 1986

James ReidJames Reid
11 May 1993

Edward JeffriesEdward Jeffries
01 August 1987
Actor, Director, Musician

Joel AdamsJoel Adams
16 December 1996
David HudsonDavid Hudson
10 March 1962

Flea (Musician)Flea (Musician)
16 October 1962
Chris LanzonChris Lanzon
24 July 2000
Pop Singer

William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
19 November 1948

Helen ReddyHelen Reddy
25 October 1941
Toni ColletteToni Collette
01 November 1972

Jesse SpencerJesse Spencer
12 February 1979
Actor, Musician, Film editor
Guy SebastianGuy Sebastian
26 October 1981
Singer, Songwriter, Record producer

Sophie MonkSophie Monk
14 December 1979
Actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Emma WatkinsEmma Watkins
21 September 1989
Musician, Singer
Alice EnglertAlice Englert
15 August 1994

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Judith DurhamJudith Durham
03 July 1943
Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist, Songwriter
Jason DonovanJason Donovan
01 June 1968
Actor, Singer

Tash SultanaTash Sultana
18 June 1995

16 October 1962
bassist, actor, film actor, trumpeter, singer,

Lachlan GillespieLachlan Gillespie
23 October 1985
22 January 1985
Musician, Guitarist
Anthony FieldAnthony Field
08 May 1963
Musician, Songwriter, Film producer

Phil RuddPhil Rudd
19 May 1954

Brody DalleBrody Dalle
01 January 1979
Guitarist, Singer

Jimmy BarnesJimmy Barnes
28 April 1956
Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Murray CookMurray Cook
30 June 1960
Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Colin HayColin Hay
29 June 1953
Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Jessica OrigliassoJessica Origliasso
25 December 1984
Singer, Actor, Songwriter

Daniel JohnsDaniel Johns
22 April 1979

Darren HayesDarren Hayes
08 May 1972
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Katie NoonanKatie Noonan
02 May 1977
Singer, Songwriter

Jeff FattJeff Fatt
21 July 1953
Musician, Actor, Pianist
Christine AnuChristine Anu
15 March 1970
Singer, Actor

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

Daryl BraithwaiteDaryl Braithwaite
11 January 1949
Xavier SamuelXavier Samuel
10 December 1983
Television actor, Actor, Film actor, Musician

Paul HesterPaul Hester
08 January 1959
Ben LeeBen Lee
11 September 1978
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Chrissy AmphlettChrissy Amphlett
25 October 1959
Street artist, Singer, Actor, Songwriter

Courtney BarnettCourtney Barnett
03 November 1987

Lisa GerrardLisa Gerrard
12 April 1961
Singer, Composer, Musician, Film score composer

Lisa OrigliassoLisa Origliasso
25 December 1984
Singer, Composer, Actor, Songwriter
Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel
31 May 1955
Guitarist, Songwriter, Jazz musician,

Rebecca St. JamesRebecca St. James
26 July 1977
Film actor, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor,

Sia FurlerSia Furler
18 December 1975

Tammin SursokTammin Sursok
19 August 1983
Actor, Singer, Film actor
Phillip WilcherPhillip Wilcher
16 March 1958
Composer, Pianist

Sam MoranSam Moran
04 April 1978
Singer, Dancer
Mandawuy YunupinguMandawuy Yunupingu
17 September 1956

Yahoo SeriousYahoo Serious
27 July 1953
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,

Red SymonsRed Symons
13 June 1949
Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Tim FinnTim Finn
25 June 1952
Singer, Pianist, Songwriter

Xavier RuddXavier Rudd
29 May 1978
Kate CeberanoKate Ceberano
17 November 1966
Singer, Jazz musician

Sophie LoweSophie Lowe
05 June 1990

Natalie BassingthwaighteNatalie Bassingthwaighte
01 September 1975
Actor, Singer
Nikki WebsterNikki Webster
30 April 1987
Actor, Singer, Model

Bob DaisleyBob Daisley
13 February 1950
Stan WalkerStan Walker
23 October 1990
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Betty WhoBetty Who
05 October 1991

Loene CarmenLoene Carmen
1970 AD
actor, singer, songwriter, film actor

Samantha JadeSamantha Jade
18 April 1987
Singer, Actor
Russell HitchcockRussell Hitchcock
15 June 1949
Keith PotgerKeith Potger
21 March 1941
Singer, Songwriter

Missy HigginsMissy Higgins
19 August 1983
singer, pianist, songwriter

Gabriella CilmiGabriella Cilmi
10 October 1991
Singer, Songwriter, Jazz musician

Ricki-Lee CoulterRicki-Lee Coulter
10 November 1985
Craig Revel HorwoodCraig Revel Horwood
04 January 1965
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Vanessa AmorosiVanessa Amorosi
08 August 1981
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Andrew FarrissAndrew Farriss
27 March 1959
Composer, Guitarist, Pianist

Marty SampsonMarty Sampson
31 May 1979

Alison WonderlandAlison Wonderland
27 September 1986
Record producer
Angus StoneAngus Stone
27 April 1986
Singer, Record producer, Musician

Angry AndersonAngry Anderson
05 August 1947
Actor, Singer, Film actor, Television actor, Stunt
19 March 1978
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer

Joel HoustonJoel Houston
19 September 1979
Singer, Songwriter
Jon EnglishJon English
26 March 1949
Bruce WoodleyBruce Woodley
25 July 1942
Singer, Composer, Songwriter