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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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John Paul Jones
(Musician)
John Paul Jones
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Birthdate: January 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sidcup, Kent, England
 2 
Matthew Bellamy
(Musician)
Matthew Bellamy
4
Birthdate: June 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
 3 
Keith Emerson
(English Keyboardist and Former Member of the Trio Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Keith Emerson
4
Birthdate: November 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: March 11, 2016

Legendary English keyboardist Keith Emerson gained international fame as a founding member of the progressive rock group trio, Emerson, Lake & Palmer. He was also known for his work with The Nice. A victim of depression in his later years, he committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.

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Christine McVie
(Singer-songwriter)
Christine McVie
4
Birthdate: July 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bouth, Lancashire, England
Died: November 30, 2022
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Alex Wolff
(Actor)
Alex Wolff
4
Birthdate: November 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 6 
Michael McDonald
(Singer-Songwriter)
Michael McDonald
4
Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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Ryan Tedder
(Singer-songwriter)
Ryan Tedder
4
Birthdate: June 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
 8 
Miguel
(Singer-songwriter)
Miguel
4
Birthdate: October 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Pedro, Los Angeles, U.S.
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Daryl Hall
(Singer)
Daryl Hall
4
Birthdate: October 11, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA
 10 
Peter Tork
(Musician)
Peter Tork
4
Birthdate: February 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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Stephen Stills
(Singer-songwriter)
Stephen Stills
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
 12 
Jonathan Cain
(Musician Best Known as the Keyboardist and Rhythm Guitarist for the Rock Band ‘Journey')
Jonathan Cain
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Birthdate: February 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

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. 

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Geddy Lee
(Lead Vocalist, Bassist and Keyboardist for the Canadian Rock Group 'Rush')
Geddy Lee
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Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Willowdale, Toronto, Canada
Canadian singer Geddy Lee soared to fame as the lead vocalist, keyboardist, and bassist of the rock band Rush. He and his bandmates of Rush were the first to win the Officer of the Order of Canada as a group. He also released a solo album, My Favourite Headache.
 14 
Lupe Fiasco
(Rapper)
Lupe Fiasco
4
Birthdate: February 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Thundercat
(Musician)
Thundercat
4
Birthdate: October 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, 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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Sly Stone
(Musician)
Sly Stone
3
Birthdate: March 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denton, Texas, United States
 18 
Mark Lanegan
(Musician)
Mark Lanegan
3
Birthdate: November 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ellensburg, Washington, USA
Died: February 22, 2022
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Josh Klinghoffer
4
Birthdate: October 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles
 20 
James Ingram
(Singer)
James Ingram
4
Birthdate: February 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA
Died: January 29, 2019
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Gary Clark, Jr.
(Musician)
Gary Clark, Jr.
4
Birthdate: February 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austin, Texas Austin, Texas, U.S.
 22 
Reggie Watts
(Comedian)
Reggie Watts
4
Birthdate: March 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stuttgart Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Nat Wolff
(Actor)
Nat Wolff
6
Birthdate: December 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 24 
Anderson Paak
2
Birthdate: February 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxnard, California, U.S.
 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 
Randy Jackson
(Singer-songwriter)
Randy Jackson
6
Birthdate: October 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
 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 
Wayne Static
(Musician)
Wayne Static
4
Birthdate: November 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Muskegon, Michigan, USA
Died: November 1, 2014
 31 
Kate Nash
(Singer-songwriter)
Kate Nash
3
Birthdate: July 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrow, London, England, UK
 32 
Yanni
(One of the Best-Selling Musical Artists and Leading Figure of 20th-Century New Age Music)
Yanni
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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.

 33 
Larry Graham
(Musician)
Larry Graham
3
Birthdate: August 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, USA
 34 
Neil Tennant
(Musician)
Neil Tennant
3
Birthdate: July 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Shields, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK
 35 
Fred Schneider
(Singer-songwriter)
Fred Schneider
3
Birthdate: July 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA
 36 
Eric Carmen
(Singer)
Eric Carmen
3
Birthdate: August 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
 37 
Wendy Carlos
(Musician)
Wendy Carlos
3
Birthdate: November 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
 38 
Eric Stefani
(Musician)
Eric Stefani
3
Birthdate: June 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fullerton, California, USA
 39 
Sarah Barthel
(American Singer and Member of Band 'Phantogram')
Sarah Barthel
3
Birthdate: February 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwich, New York
 40 
Kim Carnes
(Singer)
Kim Carnes
3
Birthdate: July 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA
 41 
Daz Dillinger
3
Birthdate: May 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
 42 
Kurt Vile
(Singer-songwriter)
Kurt Vile
3
Birthdate: January 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States
 43 
Denny Laine
(Musician)
Denny Laine
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
 44 
Paul Carrack
(Singer)
Paul Carrack
3
Birthdate: April 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheffield, England, UK
 45 
George Duke
(Musician)
George Duke
2
Birthdate: January 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Rafael, California, United States
Died: August 5, 2013
 46 
Genesis P-Orridge
(Singer-songwriter)
Genesis P-Orridge
3
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manchester, England
 47 
Aja Volkman
(Singer)
Aja Volkman
3
Birthdate: March 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, USA
 48 
Chris Lowe
(English Singer-Songwriter and Part of the Duo 'Pet Shop Boys')
Chris Lowe
3
Birthdate: October 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England

Chris Lowe once stormed the music world as part of the English synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys, which he formed with Neil Tennant. Known for hits such as Domino Dancing, West End Girls, and What Have I Done to Deserve This?, Chris and Tennant infused elements of electropop, disco, and techno.

 49 
Alex Clare
(Singer)
Alex Clare
3
Birthdate: September 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Southwark, London, England
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Sid Wilson
(Known as the ‘Turntablist’ of the Grammy Award-Winning Heavy Metal Band ‘Slipknot')
Sid Wilson
3
Birthdate: January 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States