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

Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
11 June 1934
Poet, Writer, Visual artist, Pianist

Michel LegrandMichel Legrand
24 February 1932
Conductor, Composer, Actor, Singer, Pianist, Music
Pierre BoulezPierre Boulez
26 March 1925
Conductor, Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist,

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,

Jules MassenetJules Massenet
12 May 1842
Composer, Musicologist, Music educator, University

Michel PetruccianiMichel Petrucciani
28 December 1962
Pianist, Jazz musician, Composer

Sébastien IzambardSébastien Izambard
07 March 1973
Singer, Pianist, Record producer, Composer
Darius MilhaudDarius Milhaud
04 September 1892
Classical composer, Conductor, Autobiographer,

Hélène GrimaudHélène Grimaud
07 November 1969
Pianist, Author, Musician

Charles-Valentin AlkanCharles-Valentin Alkan
30 November 1813
Composer, Pianist, Linguist, Translator, Music

Francis LaiFrancis Lai
26 April 1932
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer
Jean Michel JarreJean Michel Jarre
24 August 1948
Composer

Ibrahim MaaloufIbrahim Maalouf
05 December 1980
Trumpeter, Pianist, Jazz musician, Composer, Film
Georges MoustakiGeorges Moustaki
03 May 1934
Singer-songwriter

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

Keren AnnKeren Ann
10 March 1974
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Engineer, Singer, Audio
Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn
09 August 1874
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic,

Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
08 August 1857
Pianist, Composer, Musician
Alfred CortotAlfred Cortot
26 September 1877
Pianist

Emmanuel ChabrierEmmanuel Chabrier
18 January 1841
Composer, Pianist

Ernest ChaussonErnest Chausson
20 January 1855
Conductor, Composer, Pianist
Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
05 July 1879
Harpsichordist

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Ignaz PleyelIgnaz Pleyel
18 June 1757
Composer
Walter GiesekingWalter Gieseking
05 November 1895
Pianist

André MessagerAndré Messager
30 December 1853
Composer

Sébastien ÉrardSébastien Érard
05 April 1752
French musical instrument maker

Jean FrançaixJean Françaix
23 May 1912
Composer
Brigitte EngererBrigitte Engerer
27 October 1952
Pianist
Yvonne LoriodYvonne Loriod
20 January 1924
Pianist

Henri HerzHenri Herz
06 January 1803
Pianist

Robert CasadesusRobert Casadesus
07 April 1899
Pianist

Isidor PhilippIsidor Philipp
02 September 1863
Pianist
Micheline OstermeyerMicheline Ostermeyer
23 December 1922
Athlete

Raoul PugnoRaoul Pugno
23 June 1852
Composer

Louis-Albert Bourgault-DucoudrayLouis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray
02 February 1840
French composer

Francis PlantéFrancis Planté
02 March 1839
Pianist

Emil WaldteufelEmil Waldteufel
09 December 1837
Pianist