From Billy Joel to Adam Levine, many talented singers were born into Jewish families.

The one thing the whole world can collectively agree upon is probably music. Music is everywhere, in so many forms, from the chirping of birds to the cackling streams, music is omnipresent and eternal. It breaks through religious, racial and demographic barriers and is practiced by everyone. Many notable Jewish individuals have gone on to contributing to and conquering the world of music. Several famous Jews have taken the world by a storm with their astounding voices, incredible melodies and powerful words. From the iconic Billy Joel to the best-selling Neil Diamond, both of them were born into Jewish families. Even popular artists such as Adam Levine, Adam Lambert, David Lee Roth, Gene Simmons and P!nk descent from Jewish families. Keep reading this list to know more Jewish singers who enchanted the world with their music.
Bob DylanBob Dylan
(Singer & Songwriter)

24 May 1941

Duluth, Minnesota, United States

American

Gemini

Billy JoelBilly Joel

09 May 1949

The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

American

Taurus

Lou ReedLou Reed
(Musician)

02 March 1942

27 October 2013

Southampton, New York, United States

American

Pisces

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand

24 April 1942

Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

American

Taurus

Carly SimonCarly Simon

25 June 1945

New York City

American

Cancer

Paul SimonPaul Simon
(Singer, Songwriter)

13 October 1941

Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

American

Libra

BeckBeck
(Musician)

08 July 1970

Los Angeles, California, United States

American

Cancer

Bette MidlerBette Midler

01 December 1945

Honolulu, Hawaii

American

Sagittarius

Paula AbdulPaula Abdul
(Singer-songwriter, Choreographer, Dancer, Television Personality)

19 June 1962

San Fernando

American

Gemini

Gene SimmonsGene Simmons

25 August 1949

Israeli,American

Virgo

PinkPink
(Singer-songwriter)

08 September 1979

Abington Township

American

Virgo

Richard MaxRichard Marx
(Singer-songwriter)

16 September 1963

Chicago

American

Virgo

George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
(Composer)

26 September 1898

11 July 1937

Brooklyn

American

Libra

Neil DiamondNeil Diamond
(Singer-songwriter)

24 January 1941

Brooklyn

American

Aquarius

Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
(Conductor (New York Philharmonic))

25 August 1918

14 October 1990

Lawrence

American

Virgo

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim
(American composer)

22 March 1930

New York City

American

Aries

Michael BoltonMichael Bolton
(Singer, Songwriter)

26 February 1953

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

American

Pisces

Harry Connick, Jr.Harry Connick, Jr.
(American singer)

11 September 1967

New Orleans

American

Virgo

Aaron CoplandAaron Copland
(Composer, teacher, writer)

14 November 1900

02 December 1990

Brooklyn

American

Scorpio

Geddy LeeGeddy Lee

29 July 1953

Toronto

Canadian

Leo

Paul StanleyPaul Stanley
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter and Painter)

20 January 1952

Manhattan, New York, United States

American

Capricorn

Joey RamoneJoey Ramone
(Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones)

19 May 1951

15 April 2001

Forest Hills, New York, United States

American

Taurus

Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman
(Bandleader and clarinetist)

30 May 1909

13 June 1986

Chicago

American

Gemini

Richard RodgersRichard Rodgers
(Composer, songwriter, playwright)

28 June 1902

30 December 1979

New York City

American

Cancer

Janis IanJanis Ian
(Singer, Songwriter, Musician & Author)

07 April 1951

Bronx

American

Aries

Kurt WeillKurt Weill
(Composer)

02 March 1900

03 April 1950

Dessau

German

Pisces

Kinky FriedmanKinky Friedman
(Country Singer, Songwriter, Novelist)

01 November 1944

Chicago

American

Scorpio

Alan VegaAlan Vega
(Vocalist)

23 June 1938

16 July 2016

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

American

Cancer

James HornerJames Horner
(Composer, Conductor, Musician, Orchestrateur, Film score composer)

14 August 1953

22 June 2015

Los Angeles

American

Leo

Josh GrobanJosh Groban
(Singer, Musician, Opera singer, Actor, Pianist, Television actor)

27 February 1981

Los Angeles

American

Pisces

Phil SpectorPhil Spector
(Record producer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter)

26 December 1939

The Bronx

American

Capricorn

Carole KingCarole King
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor, Singer, Composer, Pianist, Television actor)

09 February 1942

Brooklyn

American

Aquarius

Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman
(Singer, Composer, Actor, Musician, Record producer, Film score composer)

29 May 1953

Los Angeles

American

Gemini

Carrie BrownsteinCarrie Brownstein
(Singer, Guitarist, Actor, Writer, Musician, Blogger, Television actor)

27 September 1974

Seattle

American

Libra

Art GarfunkelArt Garfunkel
(Singer-songwriter, Street artist, Poet, Actor, Songwriter, Singer, Film actor)

05 November 1941

Forest Hills

American

Scorpio

Cass ElliotCass Elliot
(Singer, Actor, Musician, Composer, Television actor)

19 September 1941

29 July 1974

Baltimore

American

Virgo

Burt BacharachBurt Bacharach
(Pianist, Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer)

12 May 1928

Kansas City

American

Taurus

David Lee RothDavid Lee Roth
(Singer, Musician, Record producer, Radio personality, Composer,)

10 October 1954

Bloomington, Indiana, United States

American

Libra

Michelle PhillipsMichelle Phillips
(Television actor, Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Model)

04 June 1944

Long Beach

American

Gemini

Arlo GuthrieArlo Guthrie
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist)

10 July 1947

Coney Island

American

Cancer

Randy NewmanRandy Newman
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Conductor, Musician, Screenwriter, Film score composer, Pianist, Journalist)

28 November 1943

Los Angeles

American

Sagittarius

Lisa LoebLisa Loeb
(American singer-songwriter)

11 March 1968

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

American

Pisces

Regina SpektorRegina Spektor
(Singer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Guitarist)

18 February 1980

Moscow

American

Aquarius

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
(Musician, Singer)

05 August 1964

04 May 2012

New York City

American

Leo

Susanna HoffsSusanna Hoffs
(Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film producer, Musician, Singer, Composer, Television actor)

17 January 1959

Los Angeles

American

Capricorn

Herb AlpertHerb Alpert
(Actor, Trumpeter, Conductor, Entrepreneur, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Record producer)

31 March 1935

Los Angeles

American

Aries

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin
(Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter, Screenwriter, Film score composer)

11 May 1888

22 September 1989

Tyumen

American

Taurus

Brooks WackermanBrooks Wackerman
(Drummer, Musician)

15 February 1977

United States of America

American

Aquarius

David DraimanDavid Draiman
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Songwriter)

13 March 1973

Brooklyn

American

Pisces

Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka
(Singer, Pianist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Songwriter)

13 March 1939

Brooklyn

American

Pisces

Randy MeisnerRandy Meisner
(Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter)

08 March 1946

Scottsbluff

American

Pisces

Lesley GoreLesley Gore
(Singer, Musician, Actor)

02 May 1946

16 February 2015

New York City

American

Taurus

Alan MenkenAlan Menken
(Composer, Pianist, Songwriter, Film score composer)

22 July 1949

New Rochelle

American

Cancer

Dee SniderDee Snider
(Singer, Musician, Actor, Radio personality)

15 March 1955

Astoria

American

Pisces

Donald FagenDonald Fagen
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist)

10 January 1948

Passaic City, New Jersey

American

Capricorn

Diane WarrenDiane Warren
(Composer, Songwriter, Musician)

07 September 1956

Los Angeles

American

Virgo

Leslie WestLeslie West
(Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter)

22 October 1945

New York City

American

Libra

Robby KriegerRobby Krieger
(Guitarist, Composer, Musician, Songwriter)

08 January 1946

Los Angeles

American

Capricorn

Alex ChiltonAlex Chilton
(Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Record producer)

28 December 1950

17 March 2010

Memphis

American

Capricorn

Marvin HamlischMarvin Hamlisch
(Composer, Conductor, Songwriter, Film score composer)

02 June 1944

07 August 2012

New York City

American

Gemini

Tony LevinTony Levin
(Bassist, Blogger, Jazz musician)

06 June 1946

Boston

American

Gemini

Peter YarrowPeter Yarrow
(Singer, Composer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist)

31 May 1938

Manhattan

American

Gemini

Al KooperAl Kooper
(Record producer, Musician, Music educator, Pianist, Guitarist, Songwriter)

05 February 1944

Brooklyn

American

Aquarius

Mike BloomfieldMike Bloomfield
(singer, musician, guitarist, pianist)

28 July 1943

15 February 1981

Chicago

American

Leo

Jerome KernJerome Kern
(Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin collecting)

27 January 1885

11 November 1945

New York City

American

Aquarius

Paul DesmondPaul Desmond
(Composer, Saxophonist, Jazz musician)

25 November 1924

30 May 1977

San Francisco

American

Sagittarius

Charles StrouseCharles Strouse
(Composer, Songwriter)

07 June 1928

New York City

American

Gemini

Béla FleckBéla Fleck
(Street artist, Singer, Banjoist, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Bandleader)

10 July 1958

New York City

American

Cancer

Barry MannBarry Mann
(Singer, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist)

09 February 1939

Brooklyn

American

Aquarius

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
(Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film producer, Singer, Pianist, Film score composer)

15 February 1905

23 April 1986

New York

American

Aquarius

Hal DavidHal David
(Composer, Pianist, Songwriter, Lyricist)

25 May 1921

01 September 2012

New York City

American

Gemini

Howard AshmanHoward Ashman
(Composer, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Songwriter, Film score composer)

17 May 1950

14 March 1991

Baltimore

American

Taurus

Peter WolfPeter Wolf
(Musician)

07 March 1946

The Bronx

American

Pisces

Cynthia WeilCynthia Weil
(Composer, Songwriter)

18 October 1940

New York City

American

Libra

Alex SkolnickAlex Skolnick
(Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist)

29 September 1968

Berkeley

American

Libra

Abel MeeropolAbel Meeropol
(Poet, Songwriter, Writer)

10 February 1903

30 October 1986

New York City

American

Aquarius

Johnny MarksJohnny Marks
(Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist)

10 November 1909

03 September 1985

Mount Vernon

American

Scorpio

Jeff BarryJeff Barry
(Singer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Record producer)

03 April 1938

Brooklyn

American

Aries

Dan LilkerDan Lilker
(Bassist, Musician)

18 October 1964

New York City

American

Libra

Dan SpitzDan Spitz
(Musician, Guitarist)

28 January 1963

Rockland County

American

Aquarius

Robert SchneiderRobert Schneider
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Record producer, Guitarist)

09 March 1971

Cape Town

American

Pisces

Jim FielderJim Fielder
(Musician, Guitarist, Composer)

04 October 1947

Denton

American

Libra

Eddie FisherEddie Fisher
(Traditional pop music)

10 August 1928

22 September 2010

Philadelphia

American

Leo

Beck HansenBeck Hansen
(Alternative hip hop, Anti-folk)

08 July 1970

Los Angeles

American

Cancer

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