Famous People From England
Find out more about the greatest British Pianists, including Freddie Mercury, Elton John, George Martin, Reg Varney and Benjamin Britten.
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947
Singer
Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer

James RightonJames Righton
25 August 1983
Musician

Edward HeathEdward Heath
09 July 1916
Former British Prime Minister

George MartinGeorge Martin
03 January 1926
Record Producer, Musician, Composer

Declan McKennaDeclan McKenna
24 December 1998
Singer
Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985
Musician

Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
22 November 1913
Composer, conductor and pianist

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
21 October 1912
Conductor, Pianist
Matthew HealyMatthew Healy
08 April 1989
Musical Performer

Matthew BellamyMatthew Bellamy
09 June 1978
Musician
George SmithGeorge Smith
09 March 1999
Pop–rock Singer, Instrumentalist

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

Shaun RyderShaun Ryder
23 August 1962
Singer

Dhani HarrisonDhani Harrison
01 August 1978
Singer, Guitarist, Composer, Pianist, Model

KT TunstallKT Tunstall
23 June 1975
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Pianist
Rick WakemanRick Wakeman
18 May 1949
Composer, Musician, Keyboardist, Songwriter,

Lianne La HavasLianne La Havas
23 August 1989
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Songwriter,

James FoxJames Fox
06 April 1976
Singer

Jack BruceJack Bruce
14 May 1943
Composer, Singer, Jazz musician, Diarist, Pianist,
Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
15 August 1971
Singer

John CaleJohn Cale
09 March 1942
Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Actor,
Jeremy SpencerJeremy Spencer
04 July 1948
Musician

Keith EmersonKeith Emerson
02 November 1944
Musician

Myleene KlassMyleene Klass
06 April 1978
Singer, Model, Pianist
Max RichterMax Richter
22 March 1966
Composer

Jools HollandJools Holland
24 January 1958
Musician, Composer, Pianist, Bandleader
James McCartneyJames McCartney
09 December 1977
Musician

LabrinthLabrinth
04 January 1989
Musician

Chris LoweChris Lowe
04 October 1959
Musician
Simon CollinsSimon Collins
 

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AnohniAnohni
24 October 1971
Musician
Jon LordJon Lord
09 June 1941
Composer, pianist

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
20 August 1979
Composer, Pianist, Singer-songwriter, Jazz

Amy MacdonaldAmy Macdonald
25 August 1987
Singer-songwriter

Roger HodgsonRoger Hodgson
21 March 1950
Musician
Peter NoonePeter Noone
05 November 1947
Singer-songwriter
Stuart AdamsonStuart Adamson
11 April 1958
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist

Nadine CoyleNadine Coyle
15 June 1985
Singer

Albert HammondAlbert Hammond
18 May 1944
Singer

Mark OwenMark Owen
27 January 1972
Singer
David KnopflerDavid Knopfler
27 December 1952
Singer

Jack SavorettiJack Savoretti
10 October 1983
Singer, Pianist

Howard DonaldHoward Donald
28 April 1968
Singer

Marvin HumesMarvin Humes
18 March 1985
Singer

Jennifer WorthJennifer Worth
25 September 1935
Nurse
Albert LeeAlbert Lee
21 December 1943
Musician, Pianist, Singer, Guitarist

Jake BuggJake Bugg
28 February 1994
Musician
Tom ChaplinTom Chaplin
08 March 1979
Musician

Samuel Coleridge-TaylorSamuel Coleridge-Taylor
15 August 1875
Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Bat for LashesBat for Lashes
25 October 1979
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,
David A. StewartDavid A. Stewart
09 September 1952
Musician

James Dean BradfieldJames Dean Bradfield
21 February 1969
Guitarist, Singer, Pianist, Songwriter
Sister BlissSister Bliss
30 December 1970
Pianist, Disc jockey, Composer, Record producer

Kate RobbinsKate Robbins
21 August 1958
Actress

Brett AndersonBrett Anderson
29 September 1967
Singer

Gabrielle AplinGabrielle Aplin
10 October 1992
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Pianist

Tom OdellTom Odell
24 November 1990
Singer-songwriter, Pianist
Georgie FameGeorgie Fame
26 June 1943
Jazz musician, Pianist

Evgeny KissinEvgeny Kissin
10 October 1971
Pianist

Russ BallardRuss Ballard
31 October 1945
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist

Ray CooperRay Cooper
19 August 1947
Musician
Neil InnesNeil Innes
09 December 1944
Actor

James ToselandJames Toseland
05 October 1980
Motorcycle racer, Pianist
Reg VarneyReg Varney
 

Ken HensleyKen Hensley
24 August 1945
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Pianist

Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner
05 January 1880
Composer, Pianist, University teacher
Tony HatchTony Hatch
30 June 1939
Composer, Songwriter, Record producer, Pianist,

Brian AugerBrian Auger
18 July 1939
Pianist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Composer
Ian StanleyIan Stanley
28 February 1957
Musician, Pianist

Ruth Roche, Baroness FermoyRuth Roche, Baroness Fermoy
02 October 1908
Lady-in-waiting, Pianist

Russ ConwayRuss Conway
02 September 1925
Musician, Pianist, Songwriter
Anne DudleyAnne Dudley
07 May 1956
Composer, Musician, Pianist, Conductor, Film score

George ShearingGeorge Shearing
13 August 1919
Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician
Phil CoulterPhil Coulter
19 February 1942
Musician, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist

Richard StilgoeRichard Stilgoe
28 March 1943
Musician, Songwriter, Lyricist, Pianist

Myra HessMyra Hess
25 February 1890
Pianist

Winifred AtwellWinifred Atwell
 
Mike BarsonMike Barson
21 April 1958
Musician, Pianist
Little BootsLittle Boots
04 May 1984
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Record

Kaikhosru Shapurji SorabjiKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
14 August 1892
Pianist, Composer, Music critic, Writer

Arnold BaxArnold Bax
08 November 1883
Composer

Marian McPartlandMarian McPartland
20 March 1918
Pianist, Radio personality, Composer, Jazz
Chris StaintonChris Stainton
22 March 1944
Musician, Pianist, Songwriter

Patrick WolfPatrick Wolf
30 June 1983
Singer-songwriter

Jona LewieJona Lewie
14 March 1947
Singer, Pianist, Songwriter

Jocelyn PookJocelyn Pook
14 February 1960
Composer, Pianist

Richard Rodney BennettRichard Rodney Bennett
29 March 1936
Composer
William Sterndale BennettWilliam Sterndale Bennett
13 April 1816
Composer

Helen Jane LongHelen Jane Long
 
Leonard FeatherLeonard Feather
13 September 1914
Jazz Pianist

Joyce HattoJoyce Hatto
05 September 1928
Pianist
Johann Baptist CramerJohann Baptist Cramer
24 February 1771
Pianist
Harold BauerHarold Bauer
28 April 1873
Pianist