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
Edward HeathEdward Heath
09 July 1916
Former British Prime Minister

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer

James RightonJames Righton
25 August 1983
Musician

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

Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
22 November 1913
Composer, conductor and pianist
Matthew BellamyMatthew Bellamy
09 June 1978
Musician

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985
Musician

Matthew HealyMatthew Healy
08 April 1989
Musical Performer

Declan McKennaDeclan McKenna
24 December 1998
Singer
George SmithGeorge Smith
09 March 1999
Pop–rock Singer, Instrumentalist

Roger WatersRoger Waters
06 September 1943
Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist,
Jack BruceJack Bruce
14 May 1943
Composer, Singer, Jazz musician, Diarist, Pianist,

Christine McVieChristine McVie
12 July 1943
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
20 August 1979
Composer, Pianist, Singer-songwriter, Jazz
James McCartneyJames McCartney
09 December 1977
Musician

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

KT TunstallKT Tunstall
23 June 1975
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Pianist

Shaun RyderShaun Ryder
23 August 1962
Singer
Jools HollandJools Holland
24 January 1958
Musician, Composer, Pianist, Bandleader

Chris LoweChris Lowe
04 September 1959
Musician
Chris LoweChris Lowe
04 October 1959
Musician

LabrinthLabrinth
04 January 1989
Musician

Rick WakemanRick Wakeman
18 May 1949
Composer, Musician, Keyboardist, Songwriter,

James FoxJames Fox
06 April 1976
Singer
Keith EmersonKeith Emerson
02 November 1944
Musician
John CaleJohn Cale
09 March 1942
Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Actor,

Jack SavorettiJack Savoretti
10 October 1983
Singer, Pianist

Bill BaileyBill Bailey
13 January 1964
Actor, Television actor, Comedian, Screenwriter,

Max RichterMax Richter
22 March 1966
Composer, Musician, Pianist, Film score composer
David A. StewartDavid A. Stewart
09 September 1952
Musician

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Kate RobbinsKate Robbins
21 August 1958
Actress

Tom ChaplinTom Chaplin
08 March 1979
Musician

Max RichterMax Richter
30 November 1981
Composer

Stuart AdamsonStuart Adamson
11 April 1958
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist
Mike McGearMike McGear
07 January 1944
Artist

Marvin HumesMarvin Humes
18 March 1985
Singer
Peter NoonePeter Noone
05 November 1947
Singer

Myleene KlassMyleene Klass
06 April 1978
Singer, Model, Pianist

Roger HodgsonRoger Hodgson
21 March 1950
Musician
Nadine CoyleNadine Coyle
15 June 1985
Singer

Jon LordJon Lord
09 June 1941
Composer, pianist
Albert HammondAlbert Hammond
18 May 1944
Singer

Jake BuggJake Bugg
28 February 1994
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer, Pianist,

Jona LewieJona Lewie
14 March 1947
Singer, Pianist, Songwriter

Bat for LashesBat for Lashes
25 October 1979
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,

Jennifer WorthJennifer Worth
25 September 1935
Nurse
AnohniAnohni
24 October 1971
Musician

David KnopflerDavid Knopfler
27 December 1952
Singer

Ray CooperRay Cooper
19 August 1947
Musician

Gabrielle AplinGabrielle Aplin
10 October 1992
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Pianist
Jeremy SpencerJeremy Spencer
04 July 1948
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist

Tom OdellTom Odell
24 November 1990
Singer-songwriter, Pianist
Howard DonaldHoward Donald
28 April 1968
Singer

Reg VarneyReg Varney
 

Albert LeeAlbert Lee
21 December 1943
Musician, Pianist, Singer, Guitarist
Mark OwenMark Owen
27 January 1972
Singer

Brett AndersonBrett Anderson
29 September 1967
Singer
Georgie FameGeorgie Fame
26 June 1943
Jazz musician, Pianist

Evgeny KissinEvgeny Kissin
10 October 1971
Pianist

Lianne La HavasLianne La Havas
23 August 1989
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Songwriter,
Russ BallardRuss Ballard
31 October 1945
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist

Neil InnesNeil Innes
09 December 1944
Actor
Phil CoulterPhil Coulter
19 February 1942
Musician, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist

Sister BlissSister Bliss
30 December 1970
Pianist, Disc jockey, Composer, Record producer

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

Samuel Coleridge-TaylorSamuel Coleridge-Taylor
15 August 1875
Composer, Pianist, Conductor
Tony HatchTony Hatch
30 June 1939
Composer, Songwriter, Record producer, Pianist,
Anne DudleyAnne Dudley
07 May 1956
Composer, Musician, Pianist, Conductor, Film score

James ToselandJames Toseland
05 October 1980
Motorcycle racer, Pianist

James Dean BradfieldJames Dean Bradfield
21 February 1969
Guitarist, Singer, Pianist, Songwriter

Ruth Roche, Baroness FermoyRuth Roche, Baroness Fermoy
02 October 1908
Lady-in-waiting, Pianist
Little BootsLittle Boots
04 May 1984
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Record

George ShearingGeorge Shearing
13 August 1919
Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician

Brian AugerBrian Auger
18 July 1939
Pianist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Composer

Ian StanleyIan Stanley
28 February 1957
Musician, Pianist

Chris StaintonChris Stainton
22 March 1944
Musician, Pianist, Songwriter
Richard StilgoeRichard Stilgoe
28 March 1943
Musician, Songwriter, Lyricist, Pianist

Russ ConwayRuss Conway
02 September 1925
Musician, Pianist, Songwriter
Winifred AtwellWinifred Atwell
 

Mike BarsonMike Barson
21 April 1958
Musician, Pianist

Arnold BaxArnold Bax
08 November 1883
Composer, Poet, Writer, Pianist
Marian McPartlandMarian McPartland
20 March 1918
Pianist, Radio personality, Composer, Jazz

Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner
05 January 1880
Composer, Pianist, University teacher
Jocelyn PookJocelyn Pook
14 February 1960
Composer, Pianist

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

Myra HessMyra Hess
25 February 1890
Pianist

Richard Rodney BennettRichard Rodney Bennett
29 March 1936
Composer, Music educator, Jazz musician, Pianist,
Joyce HattoJoyce Hatto
05 September 1928
Pianist

Helen Jane LongHelen Jane Long
 
Dan SmithDan Smith
14 July 1986
Singer

Rick WrightRick Wright
28 July 1943
Musician