Organists

Know about famous organists, such as Fats Waller, Anton Bruckner, Greg Morris, Jeremiah Clarke and Marcel Dupre. This list of famous organists includes people from United States, England, Austria, France, Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Florence Price

Florence Price
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1887 AD
Nationality: American
Died: 1953 AD

 2 Anton Bruckner

Anton Bruckner
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 4, 1824
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Austrian
Died: October 11, 1896

Austrian composer Anton Bruckner was born to a schoolmaster father who was also an organist. Bruckner learned to play the violin by 4. In spite of being a musical legend, he often criticized his own work and re-worked on his pieces, leading to many versions of the same piece.

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 3 Jack McDuff

Jack McDuff
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Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: September 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: January 23, 2001

 4 Jeremiah Clarke

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1674 AD
Nationality: British
Died: December 1, 1707
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 5 Josef Rheinberger

Josef Rheinberger
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Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: March 17, 1839
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: German, Liechtensteiner
Died: November 25, 1901

 6 William Boyce

William Boyce
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 11, 1711
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: February 7, 1779
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 7 Marcel Dupré

Marcel Dupré
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: May 30, 1971
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 8 Johann Jakob Froberger

Johann Jakob Froberger
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: May 19, 1616
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: German
Died: May 7, 1667
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 9 André Messager

André Messager
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 30, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French
Died: February 24, 1929

 10 Samuel Wesley

Samuel Wesley
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Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: February 24, 1766
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British
Died: October 11, 1837
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 11 John Blow

John Blow
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 23, 1649
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British
Died: October 1, 1708

 12 Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Samuel Sebastian Wesley
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Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: August 14, 1810
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: April 19, 1876

 13 E. Power Biggs

E. Power Biggs
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Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: March 29, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: March 10, 1977

 14 John Stainer

John Stainer
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: June 6, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Died: March 31, 1901
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 15 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger

Johann Georg Albrechtsberger
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 3, 1736
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Austrian
Died: March 7, 1809

 16 Hans Leo Hassler

Hans Leo Hassler
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: October 26, 1564
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: German
Died: June 8, 1612
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 17 Don Pullen

Don Pullen
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Famous As: Jazz Pianist
Birthdate: December 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: April 22, 1995

 18 Théodore Dubois

Théodore Dubois
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: August 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: June 11, 1924
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 19 Samuel Scheidt

Samuel Scheidt
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 3, 1587
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: German
Died: March 24, 1654

 20 Louis-Claude Daquin

Louis-Claude Daquin
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: July 4, 1694
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: French
Died: June 15, 1772
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 21 Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Sigfrid Karg-Elert
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 21, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: German
Died: April 9, 1933

 22 Georg Böhm

Georg Böhm
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Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: September 2, 1661
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German
Died: May 18, 1733

 23 Antonio de Cabezón

Antonio de Cabezón
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 30, 1510
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Spanish
Died: March 26, 1566

 24 Michel Richard Delalande

Michel Richard Delalande
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 15, 1657
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French
Died: June 18, 1726
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 25 Hamilton Harty

Hamilton Harty
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Famous As: Irish musician
Birthdate: December 4, 1879
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Northern Irish
Died: February 19, 1941

 26 Louis-Nicolas Clérambault

Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
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Famous As: Mmusician
Birthdate: December 19, 1676
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French
Died: October 28, 1749

 27 Joseph Jongen

Joseph Jongen
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Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: December 14, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Belgian
Died: July 12, 1953

 28 Thomas Tomkins

Thomas Tomkins
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1572 AD
Nationality: British, Welsh
Died: June 9, 1656

 29 Wild Bill Davis

Wild Bill Davis
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: November 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: August 17, 1995

 30 Antonio Cesti

Antonio Cesti
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: August 5, 1623
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Italian
Died: October 14, 1669

 31 Johann Gottfried Walther

Johann Gottfried Walther
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 18, 1684
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German
Died: March 23, 1748

 32 William Croft

William Croft
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 30, 1678
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: August 14, 1727

 33 Georg Matthias Monn

Georg Matthias Monn
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Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: April 9, 1717
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Austrian
Died: October 3, 1750

 34 Giovanni Legrenzi

Giovanni Legrenzi
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: August 12, 1626
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Italian
Died: May 27, 1690

 35 Christopher Tye

Christopher Tye
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1505 AD
Nationality: British
Died: 1573 AD

 36 Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart

Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 24, 1739
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: German
Died: October 10, 1791

 37 Emilio de' Cavalieri

Emilio de' Cavalieri
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1550 AD
Nationality: Italian
Died: March 11, 1602

 38 Samuel Arnold

Samuel Arnold
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: August 10, 1740
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: October 22, 1802

 39 Adriano Banchieri

Adriano Banchieri
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 3, 1568
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Italian
Died: 1634 AD

 40 Johann Kaspar Kerll

Johann Kaspar Kerll
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 9, 1627
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: German
Died: February 13, 1693

 41 Henry Willis

Henry Willis
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Famous As: Organ maker
Birthdate: April 27, 1821
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
Died: February 11, 1901

 42 John Merbecke

John Merbecke
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1510 AD
Nationality: British
Died: 1585 AD

 43 Violet Archer

Violet Archer
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 24, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Canadian
Died: February 21, 2000

 44 Nicolas de Grigny

Nicolas de Grigny
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 8, 1672
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: November 30, 1703

 45 Richard Farrant

Richard Farrant
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Famous As: English composer and theatrical producer
Birthdate: 1525 AD
Nationality: British
Died: November 30, 1580

 46 Vincent Novello

Vincent Novello
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 6, 1781
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: August 9, 1861

 47 Johann Philipp Krieger

Johann Philipp Krieger
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 25, 1649
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: German
Died: February 7, 1725

 48 Juan Cabanilles

Juan Cabanilles
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Famous As: Organist
Birthdate: September 6, 1644
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Spanish
Died: April 29, 1712

 49 Andreas Hammerschmidt

Andreas Hammerschmidt
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1611 AD
Nationality: Czech, German
Died: October 29, 1675

 50 Jean Titelouze

Jean Titelouze
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1562 AD
Nationality: French
Died: October 24, 1633
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