Find out more about the greatest British Composers, including Paul McCartney, Elton John, David Gilmour, Marc Bolan and Dave Gahan

Iwan RheonIwan Rheon
13 May 1985
Actor, Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Liam HowlettLiam Howlett
21 August 1971
Composer, Record producer

David GilmourDavid Gilmour
06 March 1946
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter,
Roger WatersRoger Waters
06 September 1943
Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist,

Pete BurnsPete Burns
05 August 1959
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter
Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn
23 March 1968
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter

Jeff BeckJeff Beck
24 June 1944
Guitarist, Composer, Musician, Jazz guitarist,

Peter SerafinowiczPeter Serafinowicz
10 July 1972
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Screenwriter,

Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model
Joe ElliottJoe Elliott
01 August 1959
Singer, Composer
10 May 1946
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,

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

Nick MasonNick Mason
27 January 1944
Drummer, Composer, Autobiographer, Racecar driver,

Rob HalfordRob Halford
25 August 1951
Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter
Petula ClarkPetula Clark
15 November 1932
Actor, Child actor, Singer, Composer

Tony IommiTony Iommi
19 February 1948
Guitarist, Composer, Musician, Songwriter

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942
Actor, Comedian, Film director, Screenwriter,

Dave GahanDave Gahan
09 May 1962
Singer, Songwriter
Noël CowardNoël Coward
16 December 1899
Actor, Composer, Film producer, Musician,

Jack BruceJack Bruce
14 May 1943
Composer, Singer, Jazz musician, Diarist, Pianist,
Alan ParsonsAlan Parsons
20 December 1948
Composer, Musician, Record producer

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

KT TunstallKT Tunstall
23 June 1975
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Pianist
Jon AndersonJon Anderson
25 October 1944
Singer, Composer

Mike OldfieldMike Oldfield
15 May 1953
Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Bill BaileyBill Bailey
13 January 1964
Actor, Television actor, Comedian, Screenwriter,

Robert FrippRobert Fripp
16 May 1946
Guitarist, Composer, Motivational speaker, Record

Ian AndersonIan Anderson
10 August 1947
Composer, Singer, Guitarist, Flautist, Songwriter

Julian BarrattJulian Barratt
04 May 1968
Actor, Comedian, Composer

Anthony NewleyAnthony Newley
24 September 1931
Actor, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer,
Colin BlunstoneColin Blunstone
24 June 1945
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer

Jonny GreenwoodJonny Greenwood
05 November 1971
Guitarist, Banjoist, Composer, Ondist,

Vince ClarkeVince Clarke
03 July 1960
Composer, Songwriter, Record producer

Manfred MannManfred Mann
21 October 1940
jazz musician, pianist, record producer, composer
Richard ColesRichard Coles
26 March 1962
Journalist, Radio personality

Dev HynesDev Hynes
23 December 1985
Guitarist, Singer, Record producer, Composer
Ray DaviesRay Davies
21 June 1944
Guitarist, Composer, Singer, Songwriter, Record

Curt SmithCurt Smith
24 June 1961
Singer, Bassist, Songwriter

Robert Del NajaRobert Del Naja
21 January 1965
Musician, Songwriter
Gustav HolstGustav Holst
21 September 1874

Alvin LeeAlvin Lee
19 December 1944
Guitarist, Composer, Songwriter, Record producer,
Jimmy NailJimmy Nail
16 March 1954
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Autobiographer, Singer,

Martin GoreMartin Gore
23 July 1961
Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Composer, Singer,

19 September 1965
Actor, Record producer, Club DJ, Musician,
Chris de BurghChris de Burgh
15 October 1948
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Rollo ArmstrongRollo Armstrong
29 April 1966
Record producer, Composer
Max RichterMax Richter
22 March 1966
Composer, Musician, Pianist, Film score composer

Roy WoodRoy Wood
08 November 1946
Oboist, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,

Nik KershawNik Kershaw
01 March 1958
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Poet

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum
20 August 1979
Composer, Pianist, Singer-songwriter, Jazz
Jon LordJon Lord
09 June 1941
Composer, pianist
Oritsé WilliamsOritsé Williams
27 November 1986

Evelyn GlennieEvelyn Glennie
19 July 1965
Composer, Percussionist

Jools HollandJools Holland
24 January 1958
Musician, Composer, Pianist, Bandleader

Roger WhittakerRoger Whittaker
22 March 1936
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Writer, Composer,
Tanita TikaramTanita Tikaram
12 August 1969
Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Jon MossJon Moss
11 September 1957

Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading
09 December 1950
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record

Dave WakelingDave Wakeling
19 February 1956

Guy GarveyGuy Garvey
06 March 1974
Composer, Radio personality, Singer, Disc jockey,
Lee RyanLee Ryan
17 June 1983
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Musician, Singer,

Marsha AmbrosiusMarsha Ambrosius
08 August 1977
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Record
Aynsley DunbarAynsley Dunbar
10 January 1946
Drummer, Composer

K. K. DowningK. K. Downing
27 October 1951
Composer, Musician, Guitarist

Alan WilderAlan Wilder
01 June 1959
Composer, Songwriter, Record producer
Simon WebbeSimon Webbe
30 March 1978
Singer, Actor, Composer, Musician

Ivor NovelloIvor Novello
15 January 1893
Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter,
Bat for LashesBat for Lashes
25 October 1979
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,

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

Henry JackmanHenry Jackman
1974 AD
composer, film score composer

Harry Gregson-WilliamsHarry Gregson-Williams
13 December 1961
Composer, Film score composer
Andrew Loog OldhamAndrew Loog Oldham
29 January 1944
Record producer, Entrepreneur, Composer, Talent

Clint MansellClint Mansell
07 January 1963
Composer, Guitarist, Film score composer
Karl JenkinsKarl Jenkins
17 February 1944
Composer, Saxophonist, Keyboardist, Oboist, Jazz

Ian McLaganIan McLagan
12 May 1945
Autobiographer, Composer, Musician, Keyboardist,

Ewan MacCollEwan MacColl
25 January 1915
Singer, Playwright, Record producer, Composer

Vashti BunyanVashti Bunyan
1945 AD
singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter, guitarist
Guy ChambersGuy Chambers
12 January 1963
Composer, Songwriter, Record producer