Keyboardists

Keyboardists play a host of different keyboard instruments, such piano, tonewheel organ, synthesizer, and clavinet. Know about famous keyboardists from all over the world. This list of famous keyboardists contains names like Alan Price, Danger Mouse, Gregg Rolie and Nick Rhodes.
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 1 
Matthew Bellamy
(Musician)

Matthew Bellamy
4
Birthdate: June 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, England

 2 
John Paul Jones
(Musician)

John Paul Jones
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sidcup, Kent, England

 3 
Keith Emerson
(Musician)

Keith Emerson
4
Birthdate: November 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Todmorden, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Died: March 11, 2016
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 4 
Christine McVie
(Singer-songwriter)

Christine McVie
4
Birthdate: July 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bouth, Lancashire, England
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 5 
Miguel
(Singer-songwriter)

Miguel
4
Birthdate: October 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Pedro, Los Angeles, U.S.

 6 
Ryan Tedder
(Singer-songwriter)

Ryan Tedder
4
Birthdate: June 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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 7 
Daryl Hall
(Singer)

Daryl Hall
4
Birthdate: October 11, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA
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 8 
Michael McDonald
(Singer-Songwriter)

Michael McDonald
4
Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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 9 
Jonathan Cain
(Musician)

Jonathan Cain
3
Birthdate: February 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Jonathan Cain is a singer-songwriter and musician. He is a keyboardist for the rock band Journey. Interested in music from a young age, he attended the Chicago Conservatory of Music. He began his professional music career in the mid-1970s and played with numerous bands before joining Journey. He is also a solo artist and owns a recording studio. 

 10 
Peter Tork
(Musician)

Peter Tork
4
Birthdate: February 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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 11 
Yanni
(Composer)

Yanni
4
Birthdate: November 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kalamata, Greece

Yanni is a Greek keyboardist, pianist, composer, and music producer. He achieved international recognition by organizing and producing concerts at historic monuments, such as Taj Mahal, Burj Khalifa, and the Great Sphinx of Giza. Adhering to his one world, one people philosophy, Yanni works with musicians of various nationalities to create music that incorporates an eclectic fusion of ethnic sounds.

 12 
Stephen Stills
(Singer-songwriter)

Stephen Stills
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

 13 
Thundercat
(Musician)

Thundercat
4
Birthdate: October 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 14 
Lupe Fiasco
(Rapper)

Lupe Fiasco
4
Birthdate: February 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 15 
Randy Jackson
(Singer-songwriter)

Randy Jackson
4
Birthdate: October 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

 16 
David Archuleta
(Singer-songwriter)

David Archuleta
4
Birthdate: December 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
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 17 
Lauren Mayberry
(Singer-songwriter)

Lauren Mayberry
4
Birthdate: October 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Lauren Mayberry is a Scottish singer, songwriter, and musician. Mayberry, who possesses a soprano singing voice, is the lead vocalist of the popular Scottish synth-pop band Chvrches, where she also plays keyboards and drums. One-third of the band, Mayberry co-produces and co-writes the songs along with Martin Doherty and Iain Cook. A vocal feminist, Mayberry runs the feminist collective, TYCI.

 18 

Josh Klinghoffer
4
Birthdate: October 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles
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 19 
Gary Clark, Jr.
(Musician)

Gary Clark, Jr.
4
Birthdate: February 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austin, Texas Austin, Texas, U.S.

 20 
Reggie Watts
(Comedian)

Reggie Watts
4
Birthdate: March 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stuttgart Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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 21 
Sly Stone
(Musician)

Sly Stone
3
Birthdate: March 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denton, Texas, United States

 22 
James Ingram
(Singer)

James Ingram
4
Birthdate: February 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA
Died: January 29, 2019

 23 
Nat Wolff
(Actor)

Nat Wolff
6
Birthdate: December 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 24 
Alex Wolff
(Actor)

Alex Wolff
4
Birthdate: November 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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 25 
Shannon Leto
(Musician)

Shannon Leto
4
Birthdate: March 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bossier City, Louisiana, USA

 26 

Dennis DeYoung
3
Birthdate: February 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 27 
Kate Nash
(Singer-songwriter)

Kate Nash
3
Birthdate: July 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrow, London, England, UK

 28 
Kim Deal
(Singer)

Kim Deal
3
Birthdate: June 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, USA

 29 
Bob Gaudio
(Singer)

Bob Gaudio
3
Birthdate: November 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, USA

 30 

Anderson Paak
2
Birthdate: February 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxnard, California, U.S.

 31 
Daniel Johns
(Musician)

Daniel Johns
3
Birthdate: April 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Daniel Johns is an Australian singer, songwriter, and musician best known for his association with Silverchair where he was the former frontman and lyricist. Renowned for his guitaring skills, Daniel Johns was ranked 18th on Rolling Stone magazine's 25 Most Underrated Guitarists list in 2007.

 32 
Amy Macdonald
(Singer-songwriter)

Amy Macdonald
3
Birthdate: August 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bishopbriggs, Scotland

 33 
Eric Stefani
(Musician)

Eric Stefani
3
Birthdate: June 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fullerton, California, USA

 34 
Mark Lanegan
(Musician)

Mark Lanegan
3
Birthdate: November 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ellensburg, Washington, USA
Died: February 22, 2022

 35 
Neil Tennant
(Musician)

Neil Tennant
3
Birthdate: July 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Shields, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK

 36 
Larry Graham
(Musician)

Larry Graham
3
Birthdate: August 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, USA

 37 
Eric Carmen
(Singer)

Eric Carmen
3
Birthdate: August 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 38 
Wayne Static
(Musician)

Wayne Static
4
Birthdate: November 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Muskegon, Michigan, USA
Died: November 1, 2014

 39 
Atticus Ross
(Musician)

Atticus Ross
3
Birthdate: January 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England, UK

Atticus Ross is an English musician, composer, record producer, audio engineer, and songwriter. He is best known for his work with Trent Reznor; the duo has won prestigious awards, such as an Oscar for Best Original Score and a Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media. Ross has also won a Golden Globe for his work in Soul.

 40 
Daði Freyr
(Musician)

Daði Freyr
3
Birthdate: June 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

 41 
Paul Carrack
(Singer)

Paul Carrack
3
Birthdate: April 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheffield, England, UK

 42 
Kurt Vile
(Singer-songwriter)

Kurt Vile
3
Birthdate: January 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States

 43 
Ariel Pink
(Musician)

Ariel Pink
3
Birthdate: June 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

 44 

Daz Dillinger
3
Birthdate: May 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA

 45 
Wendy Carlos
(Musician)

Wendy Carlos
3
Birthdate: November 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

 46 
Alex Clare
(Singer)

Alex Clare
3
Birthdate: September 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Southwark, London, England

 47 
Kim Carnes
(Singer)

Kim Carnes
3
Birthdate: July 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA

 48 

Brody Armstrong
3
Birthdate: January 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Brody Armstrong is an Australian singer-songwriter and musician. She had a tumultuous childhood marred by abuse and violence. She sought solace in music and began her career as a teenager. As a young woman, she was part of many bands with which she released numerous hit albums and singles. She also has a successful career as a soloist. 

 49 
Denny Laine
(Musician)

Denny Laine
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, England

 50 
Fred Schneider
(Singer-songwriter)

Fred Schneider
3
Birthdate: July 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA