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

18 June 1942

Walton, Liverpool

Gemini

Elton JohnElton John

25 March 1947

Pinner, United Kingdom

Aries

George Frideric HandelGeorge Frideric Handel

23 February 1685

14 April 1759

Halle, Germany

Pisces

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar

09 June 1981

London, England, U.K

Gemini

Edward ElgarEdward Elgar

02 June 1857

23 February 1934

Broadheath

Gemini

Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten

22 November 1913

04 December 1976

Lowestoft

Scorpio

Henry PurcellHenry Purcell

10 September 1659

21 November 1695

Westminster

Virgo

Idris ElbaIdris Elba

06 September 1972

London Borough of Hackney

Virgo

Phil CollinsPhil Collins

30 January 1951

London

Aquarius

David GilmourDavid Gilmour

06 March 1946

Cambridge

Pisces

George MichaelGeorge Michael

25 June 1963

25 December 2016

East Finchley

Cancer

Roger WatersRoger Waters

06 September 1943

Great Bookham

Virgo

Robert PlantRobert Plant

20 August 1948

West Bromwich

Leo

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett

06 January 1946

07 July 2006

Cambridge

Capricorn

Jeff LynneJeff Lynne

30 December 1947

Shard End

Capricorn

MorrisseyMorrissey

22 May 1959

Manchester

Gemini

Sid ViciousSid Vicious

10 May 1957

02 February 1979

London Borough of Lewisham

Taurus

Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn

23 March 1968

London

Aries

Florence WelchFlorence Welch

28 August 1986

London

Virgo

Jeff BeckJeff Beck

24 June 1944

London

Cancer

Manfred MannManfred Mann

21 October 1940

Johannesburg

Libra

Mike OldfieldMike Oldfield

15 May 1953

Reading

Taurus

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey

09 October 1969

Bridport

Libra

DonovanDonovan

10 May 1946

Glasgow

Taurus

Noël CowardNoël Coward

16 December 1899

26 March 1973

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Sagittarius

Peter SerafinowiczPeter Serafinowicz

10 July 1972

Liverpool

Cancer

Dave GahanDave Gahan

09 May 1962

Epping

Taurus

Tony IommiTony Iommi

19 February 1948

Handsworth

Aquarius

Petula ClarkPetula Clark

15 November 1932

Epsom

Scorpio

Rob HalfordRob Halford

25 August 1951

Walsall

Virgo

Nick MasonNick Mason

27 January 1944

Birmingham

Aquarius

Iwan RheonIwan Rheon

13 May 1985

Carmarthen

Taurus

Jack BruceJack Bruce

14 May 1943

25 October 2014

Bishopbriggs

Taurus

Paul EpworthPaul Epworth

25 July 1974

London

Leo

Bill BaileyBill Bailey

13 January 1964

Bath

Capricorn

Terry JonesTerry Jones

01 February 1942

Colwyn Bay

Aquarius

Robert FrippRobert Fripp

16 May 1946

Wimborne Minster

Taurus

Pete BurnsPete Burns

05 August 1959

23 October 2016

Port Sunlight

Leo

Gustav HolstGustav Holst

21 September 1874

25 May 1934

Cheltenham

Virgo

Duke DumontDuke Dumont

27 August 1982

London

Virgo

Ian AndersonIan Anderson

10 August 1947

Dunfermline

Leo

William HerschelWilliam Herschel

15 November 1738

21 August 1822

Hanover

Scorpio

Rick WakemanRick Wakeman

18 May 1949

Perivale

Taurus

Jon AndersonJon Anderson

25 October 1944

Accrington

Scorpio

Ray DaviesRay Davies

21 June 1944

Fortis Green

Gemini

Alan ParsonsAlan Parsons

20 December 1948

London

Sagittarius

Anthony NewleyAnthony Newley

24 September 1931

14 April 1999

London

Libra

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin

22 May 1950

Sleaford

Gemini

Chris de BurghChris de Burgh

15 October 1948

Santa Fe

Libra

Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor

10 April 1979

Coventry

Aries

Jools HollandJools Holland

24 January 1958

London

Aquarius

Roy WoodRoy Wood

08 November 1946

Birmingham

Scorpio

Vince ClarkeVince Clarke

03 July 1960

Basildon

Cancer

Max RichterMax Richter

22 March 1966

Hamelin

Aries

Dhani HarrisonDhani Harrison

01 August 1978

Windsor

Leo

GoldieGoldie

19 September 1965

Walsall

Virgo

Dev HynesDev Hynes

23 December 1985

Houston

Capricorn

Guy GarveyGuy Garvey

06 March 1974

Bury

Pisces

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher

17 July 1985

London Borough of Harrow

Cancer

KT TunstallKT Tunstall

23 June 1975

Edinburgh

Cancer

Harry Gregson-WilliamsHarry Gregson-Williams

13 December 1961

Sussex

Sagittarius

Liam HowlettLiam Howlett

21 August 1971

Essex

Leo

Martin GoreMartin Gore

23 July 1961

London

Cancer

Joe ElliottJoe Elliott

01 August 1959

Sheffield

Leo

David WillcocksDavid Willcocks

30 December 1919

17 September 2015

Newquay

Capricorn

Jamie CullumJamie Cullum

20 August 1979

Essex

Leo

Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading

09 December 1950

Basseterre

Sagittarius

Alvin LeeAlvin Lee

19 December 1944

06 March 2013

Nottingham

Sagittarius

Bat for LashesBat for Lashes

25 October 1979

Brighton

Scorpio

Curt SmithCurt Smith

24 June 1961

Bath

Cancer

Julian BarrattJulian Barratt

04 May 1968

Leeds

Taurus

Robert Del NajaRobert Del Naja

21 January 1966

Bristol

Aquarius

Clint MansellClint Mansell

07 January 1963

Coventry

Capricorn

Roger WhittakerRoger Whittaker

22 March 1936

Nairobi

Aries

Aynsley DunbarAynsley Dunbar

10 January 1946

Liverpool

Capricorn

Colin BlunstoneColin Blunstone

24 June 1945

Hatfield

Cancer

Nik KershawNik Kershaw

01 March 1958

Bristol

Pisces

Tanita TikaramTanita Tikaram

12 August 1969

Münster

Leo

Jon MossJon Moss

11 September 1957

Wandsworth

Virgo

Lee RyanLee Ryan

17 June 1983

Chatham

Gemini

Jimmy NailJimmy Nail

16 March 1954

Newcastle upon Tyne

Pisces

PrestonPreston

16 January 1982

Worthing

Capricorn

Ewan MacCollEwan MacColl

25 January 1915

22 October 1989

Salford

Aquarius

Marian McPartlandMarian McPartland

20 March 1918

20 August 2013

Slough

Pisces

David ArnoldDavid Arnold

23 January 1962

Luton

Aquarius

Fuse ODGFuse ODG

1988 AD

Tooting

Evelyn GlennieEvelyn Glennie

19 July 1965

Aberdeen

Cancer

Karl JenkinsKarl Jenkins

17 February 1944

Penclawdd

Aquarius

Simon WebbeSimon Webbe

30 March 1978

Manchester

Aries

Richard ColesRichard Coles

26 March 1962

Northampton

Aries

Henry JackmanHenry Jackman

1974 AD

Hillingdon

Vashti BunyanVashti Bunyan

1945 AD

London

K. K. DowningK. K. Downing

27 October 1951

West Bromwich

Scorpio

Alan WilderAlan Wilder

01 June 1959

London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

Gemini

Rollo ArmstrongRollo Armstrong

29 April 1966

Kensington

Taurus

Marsha AmbrosiusMarsha Ambrosius

08 August 1977

Liverpool

Leo

Houston Stewart ChamberlainHouston Stewart Chamberlain

09 September 1855

09 January 1927

Portsmouth

Virgo

Ian McLaganIan McLagan

12 May 1945

03 December 2014

Hounslow

Taurus

Ivor NovelloIvor Novello

15 January 1893

06 March 1951

Cardiff

Capricorn

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