Find out more about the greatest French Pianists, including Camille Saint-Saëns, Gabriel Fauré, Pierre Boulez, Michel Legrand and Richard Clayderman.
Erik SatieErik Satie
17 May 1866
Musician
Camille Saint-SaensCamille Saint-Saëns
09 October 1835
Composer, Organist, Pianist

Gabriel FauréGabriel Fauré
12 May 1845
French Composer & Pianist

Francis PoulencFrancis Poulenc
07 January 1899
Musician

Christine and the QueensChristine and the Queens
01 June 1988
Singer-songwriter

Khatia BuniatishviliKhatia Buniatishvili
21 June 1987
Pianist
Richard ClaydermanRichard Clayderman
28 December 1953
Pianist, Composer, Musician

Michel BergerMichel Berger
28 November 1947
Singer-songwriter, Music executive, Composer,

Pierre BoulezPierre Boulez
26 March 1925
Conductor, Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist,

Michel LegrandMichel Legrand
24 February 1932
Conductor, Composer, Actor, Singer, Pianist, Music
Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
11 June 1934
Poet, Writer, Visual artist, Pianist

Michel PetruccianiMichel Petrucciani
28 December 1962
Pianist, Jazz musician, Composer
Jules MassenetJules Massenet
12 May 1842
Composer, Musicologist, Music educator, University

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli
26 January 1908
Street artist, Composer, Jazz musician, Pianist

Victoria LegrandVictoria Legrand
28 May 1981
Musician
Jean-Jacques GoldmanJean-Jacques Goldman
11 October 1951
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Pianist, Singer,

Sébastien IzambardSébastien Izambard
07 March 1973
Singer, Pianist, Record producer, Composer
Charles-Valentin AlkanCharles-Valentin Alkan
30 November 1813
Composer, Pianist, Linguist, Translator, Music

Darius MilhaudDarius Milhaud
04 September 1892
Classical composer, Conductor, Autobiographer,

Jean Michel JarreJean Michel Jarre
24 August 1948
Composer
Hélène GrimaudHélène Grimaud
07 November 1969
Pianist, Author, Musician

Ibrahim MaaloufIbrahim Maalouf
05 December 1980
Trumpeter, Pianist, Jazz musician, Composer, Film
Francis LaiFrancis Lai
26 April 1932
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer

Keren AnnKeren Ann
10 March 1974
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Engineer, Singer, Audio

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn
09 August 1874
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic,

Georges MoustakiGeorges Moustaki
03 May 1934
Singer-songwriter
André MessagerAndré Messager
30 December 1853
Composer
Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
08 August 1857
Pianist, Composer, Musician

Ernest ChaussonErnest Chausson
20 January 1855
Conductor, Composer, Pianist

Emmanuel ChabrierEmmanuel Chabrier
18 January 1841
Composer, Pianist

Ignaz PleyelIgnaz Pleyel
18 June 1757
Composer
Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
05 July 1879
Harpsichordist

François-André Danican PhilidorFrançois-André Danican Philidor
07 September 1726
Composer, Chess player, Pianist

Emil WaldteufelEmil Waldteufel
09 December 1837
Pianist