Find out more about the greatest German Pianists, including Pope Benedict XVI, Hans Zimmer, Franz Liszt, Lena Meyer-Landrut and André Previn.
Franz LisztFranz Liszt
22 October 1811
Composer, pianist, conductor and teacher
André PrevinAndré Previn
06 April 1929
Musician

Adolf von HenseltAdolf von Henselt
12 May 1814
Composer

Felix MendelssohnFelix Mendelssohn
03 February 1809
Composer

Max RichterMax Richter
22 March 1966
Composer

Clara SchumannClara Schumann
13 September 1819
Pianist, Composer, Music educator
James LastJames Last
17 April 1929
Composer, Conductor, Jazz musician, Pianist,

Carl Philipp Emanuel BachCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach
08 March 1714
Composer, Pianist, Musicologist, Music theorist

Nils FrahmNils Frahm
20 September 1982
Musician, Composer, Pianist
Julia FischerJulia Fischer
15 June 1983
Violinist, University teacher, Pianist

Fanny MendelssohnFanny Mendelssohn
14 November 1805
Composer, Pianist
Wilhelm KempffWilhelm Kempff
25 November 1895
Pianist

Hans von BülowHans von Bülow
08 January 1830
Conductor

Mandy CapristoMandy Capristo
21 March 1990
Singer, Model, Pianist

Bruno WalterBruno Walter
15 September 1876
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,

Wilhelm Friedemann BachWilhelm Friedemann Bach
22 November 1710
Composer, Organist, Pianist
André WattsAndré Watts
20 June 1946
Pianist

Carl ReineckeCarl Reinecke
23 June 1824
Composer

Joachim RaffJoachim Raff
27 May 1822
Composer

Wilhelm BackhausWilhelm Backhaus
26 March 1884
Pianist
Friedrich KalkbrennerFriedrich Kalkbrenner
07 November 1785
Musician

Johann Jakob FrobergerJohann Jakob Froberger
19 May 1616
Composer
Emil von SauerEmil von Sauer
08 October 1862
Composer

Johann Baptist CramerJohann Baptist Cramer
24 February 1771
Pianist

Karl HaasKarl Haas
06 December 1913
Conductor
Ferdinand HillerFerdinand Hiller
24 October 1811
Composer

Wolfgang SawallischWolfgang Sawallisch
26 August 1923
Conductor
William SteinbergWilliam Steinberg
01 August 1899
Conductor

Bernhard StavenhagenBernhard Stavenhagen
24 November 1862
Pianist

George HenschelGeorge Henschel
18 February 1850
Musician
Ruth SchönthalRuth Schönthal
27 June 1924
Pianist

Sir Charles HalléSir Charles Hallé
11 April 1819
Pianist
Eugen d'AlbertEugen d'Albert
10 April 1864
Pianist