Famous British Keyboardists

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 1 
John Paul Jones
(Musician)
John Paul Jones
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sidcup, Kent, England
 2 
Christine McVie
(Singer-songwriter)
Christine McVie
4
Birthdate: July 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bouth, Lancashire, England
Died: November 30, 2022
 3 
Matthew Bellamy
(Musician)
Matthew Bellamy
4
Birthdate: June 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
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 4 
Keith Emerson
(English Keyboardist and Former Member of the Trio Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Keith Emerson
4
Birthdate: November 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: March 11, 2016

Legendary English keyboardist Keith Emerson gained international fame as a founding member of the progressive rock group trio, Emerson, Lake & Palmer. He was also known for his work with The Nice. A victim of depression in his later years, he committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.

 5 
Kate Nash
(Singer-songwriter)
Kate Nash
3
Birthdate: July 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrow, London, England, UK
 6 
Neil Tennant
(Musician)
Neil Tennant
3
Birthdate: July 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Shields, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK
 7 
Denny Laine
(Musician)
Denny Laine
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
 8 
Paul Carrack
(Singer)
Paul Carrack
3
Birthdate: April 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheffield, England, UK
 9 
Genesis P-Orridge
(Singer-songwriter)
Genesis P-Orridge
3
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manchester, England
 10 
Chris Lowe
(English Singer-Songwriter and Part of the Duo 'Pet Shop Boys')
Chris Lowe
3
Birthdate: October 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK

Chris Lowe once stormed the music world as part of the English synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys, which he formed with Neil Tennant. Known for hits such as Domino Dancing, West End Girls, and What Have I Done to Deserve This?, Chris and Tennant infused elements of electropop, disco, and techno.

 11 
Alex Clare
(Singer)
Alex Clare
3
Birthdate: September 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Southwark, London, England
 12 
Jim Kerr
(Singer)
Jim Kerr
3
Birthdate: July 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
 13 
Nick Rhodes
(Founder and Keyboardist of the New Wave Band 'Duran Duran')
Nick Rhodes
3
Birthdate: June 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moseley, Birmingham, England
 14 
Mark Owen
(British Singer and Former Member of 'Take That')
Mark Owen
3
Birthdate: January 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK

Multiple Brit Award-winning singer Mark Owen soared to fame as a member of the pop group Take That. He went solo later and released hit albums such as The Art of Doing Nothing. He also played professional football and worked at Barclays before joining Take That.

 15 
Geoff Downes
(Keyboardist)
Geoff Downes
2
Birthdate: August 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockport, Cheshire, England
 16 
David Sylvian
3
Birthdate: February 23, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lewisham, Kent, England, UK
 17 
Alan Price
(Former Keyboardist for the Band 'The Animals' and Founder of 'Alan Price Set')
Alan Price
2
Birthdate: April 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fatfield, Washington, England
 18 
Rupert Holmes
(Composer)
Rupert Holmes
2
Birthdate: February 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheshire, England, UK
 19 
Eddy Grant
(Musician)
Eddy Grant
3
Birthdate: March 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Plaisance, British Guiana [now Guyana]
 20 
Dave Greenfield
(Keyboardist)
Dave Greenfield
1
Birthdate: March 29, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brighton, United Kingdom
Died: May 3, 2020
 21 
Glenn Tipton
(Musician)
Glenn Tipton
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blackheath, England
 22 
Sampha
(Singer-songwriter)
Sampha
2
Birthdate: November 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Morden, London, England, United Kingdom
 23 
Jamie Hince
(Musician)
Jamie Hince
2
Birthdate: December 19, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, England
 24 
Four Tet
(Musician)
Four Tet
2
Birthdate: 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Putney, England
 25 
Tony Banks
(Musician, Songwriter)
Tony Banks
0
Birthdate: March 27, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
 26 
Jim Capaldi
(Drummer)
Jim Capaldi
2
Birthdate: August 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Evesham, Worcestershire, England
Died: January 28, 2005
 27 
John Evan
(Musician)
John Evan
1
Birthdate: March 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England
 28 
Dan Smith
(English Singer-Songwriter and the Lead Singer of 'Bastille')
Dan Smith
2
Birthdate: July 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

The lead vocalist of English pop-rock band Bastille, singer-songwriter Dan Smith gained international fame with his chartbusting 2013 track Pompeii. He has also released hits such as Happier and Good Grief. He has been associated with various charitable initiatives and had also formed a distraction club during the COVID-19 lockdown.

 29 
Rod Argent
(Musician)
Rod Argent
0
Birthdate: June 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
 30 
Kerry Minnear
(Musician)
Kerry Minnear
1
Birthdate: January 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shaftesbury, England
 31 
Alex Kapranos
(Musician)
Alex Kapranos
2
Birthdate: March 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Almondsbury Almondsbury, Gloucestershire, England
 32 
Stephen Morris
(Musician)
Stephen Morris
2
Birthdate: October 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
 33 
Gillian Gilbert
(Musician)
Gillian Gilbert
1
Birthdate: January 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Whalley Range, Manchester Whalley Range, Manchester, England
 34 
Keith Levene
(Musician, Composer)
Keith Levene
0
Birthdate: July 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Muswell Hill, London, England
Died: November 11, 2022
 35 
Ulf Ekberg
(Singer)
Ulf Ekberg
1
Birthdate: December 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
 36 
Jerry Dammers
(Keyboardist)
Jerry Dammers
1
Birthdate: May 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India
 37 
Lol Tolhurst
(Musician)
Lol Tolhurst
1
Birthdate: February 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Horley, Surrey, England
 38 
Tom Jenkinson
(Musician)
Tom Jenkinson
1
Birthdate: January 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
 39 
Vivian Stanshall
1
Birthdate: March 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: March 5, 1995
 40 
Peter Maxwell Davies
1
Birthdate: September 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salford, England
Died: March 14, 2016
 41 
Eddie Jobson
(Keyboardist, Violinist)
Eddie Jobson
0
Birthdate: May 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Billingham, England, United Kingdom
 42 
Peter Bardens
(Keyboardist)
Peter Bardens
0
Birthdate: June 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: City of Westminster, London, England
Died: January 22, 2002
 43 
Geoff Nicholls
(Musician)
Geoff Nicholls
0
Birthdate: February 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Died: January 28, 2017
 44 
Billy Currie
(Musician)
Billy Currie
0
Birthdate: April 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Huddersfield, England
 45 
William Boyce
(Composer)
William Boyce
1
Birthdate: September 11, 1711
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 7, 1779
 46 
Martin McCarrick
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luton, Bedfordshire, England
 47 
Rosie Smith
(Musician, Saxophonist)
Rosie Smith
0
Birthdate: July 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
 48 
Thurston Dart
(Musicologist)
Thurston Dart
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England
Died: March 6, 1971
 49 
Jonathan Battishill
0
Birthdate: 1738
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 10, 1801
 50 
Anastasia Robinson
0
Birthdate: 1692 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: March 31, 1755