List of famous pianists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Pianists are the musicians who play the piano. The piano is a versatile musical instrument that can be played across several genres of Western music, and thus pianists prominently figure among the favourite musicians of not only the western countries, but also around the globe. Since piano is a keyboard instrument, many pianists are also skilled at playing other similar instruments such as harpsichord, synthesizers and organ. Pianists play a wide variety of music, ranging from classical to jazz and all types of popular music. Beethoven and Clementi were renowned pianists form the classical era while another much acclaimed musician, Mozart is considered to the world’ first “concert pianist”. Chopin and Liszt of the romantic era were accomplished pianists whose techniques continue to inspire the modern musician. Coming to the modern world, the Russian Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, counted among the top composers of the 20th century created several masterpieces across numerous musical genres. Contemporary American pianist Philip Aaberg though trained in classical music can effortlessly incorporate elements of jazz, rock and blues into his compositions while the German pianist Markus Burger has created a name for himself in New Age music. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous pianists from all over the world.

Celine DionCeline Dion
(Canadian)

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
(British)

Josh GrobanJosh Groban
(American)

Nina SimoneNina Simone
(American)
Roger WatersRoger Waters
(British)

Norah JonesNorah Jones
(American)
Jeff LynneJeff Lynne
(British)

Don HenleyDon Henley
(American)

Jack WhiteJack White
(American)

Sufjan StevensSufjan Stevens
(American)
Carole KingCarole King
(American)

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
(Northern Irish)
Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint
(American)

Sara BareillesSara Bareilles
(American)

Joe WalshJoe Walsh
(American)

Sean LennonSean Lennon
(American)
Antonio VivaldiAntonio Vivaldi

Franz SchubertFranz Schubert
(Austrian)
Greg KurstinGreg Kurstin
(American)

MobyMoby
(American)

Ryan TedderRyan Tedder
(American)

Brendon UrieBrendon Urie
(American)
Joan Bennett KennedyJoan Bennett Kennedy
(American)

Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes
(American)
Lisa LopesLisa Lopes
(American)

Brandon FlowersBrandon Flowers
(American)

Trent ReznorTrent Reznor
(American)

Burt BacharachBurt Bacharach
(American)
Harry NilssonHarry Nilsson
(American)

Todd RundgrenTodd Rundgren
(American)
Dave MustaineDave Mustaine
(American)

Mark RutteMark Rutte

Fiona AppleFiona Apple
(American)

Reg VarneyReg Varney
(British)
Kevin JonasKevin Jonas
(American)

Randy NewmanRandy Newman
(American)
Steven Van ZandtSteven Van Zandt
(American)

Diana KrallDiana Krall
(Canadian)

Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
(American)

Jon OlivaJon Oliva
(American)
Glenn DanzigGlenn Danzig
(American)

Jennifer NettlesJennifer Nettles
(American)
Fats DominoFats Domino
(American)

Regina SpektorRegina Spektor
(American)

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