Famous Swiss Musicians

Find out more about the greatest Swiss Musicians, including H. R. Giger, Yehudi Menuhin, Teddy Stauffer, Urs Bühler and DJ BoBo.

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 H. R. Giger

H. R. Giger
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 5, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chur
Died: May 12, 2014

H. R. Giger was a Swiss artist remembered for his airbrushed images of machines and humans intertwined in cold biomechanical relationships. He is also remembered for his work as part of the special effects team that worked in Ridley Scott's 1979 science fiction horror film Alien, for which the team won an Academy Award

 2 Nora En Pure

Nora En Pure
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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: July 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
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 3 Simonetta Sommaruga

Simonetta Sommaruga
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zug, Switzerland

 4 Urs Bühler

Urs Bühler
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Willisau, Switzerland
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 5 DJ BoBo

DJ BoBo
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: January 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kölliken, Switzerland

 6 Patrick Moraz

Patrick Moraz
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Famous As: Jazz musician, Pianist
Birthdate: June 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Morges

 7 Dieter Meier

Dieter Meier
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Famous As: Musician, Artist, Singer, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: March 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zürich
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 8 Thomas Gabriel Fischer

Thomas Gabriel Fischer
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland

 9 Luca Hanni

Luca Hanni
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland

 10 Arthur Honegger

Arthur Honegger
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 10, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Le Havre, France
Died: November 27, 1955

 11 Ernest Bloch

Ernest Bloch
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: July 24, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: January 1, 1970

Born to a Jewish family in Geneva, Ernest Bloch had learned to play the violin by age 9. Best known for works such as Avodath Hakodesh, Bloch composed music that carried a significant neoclassical trend. He also taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and was a skilled photographer, too.

 12 Bohuslav Martinů

Bohuslav Martinů
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Polička
Died: August 28, 1959

 13 Jojo Mayer

Jojo Mayer
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: January 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zürich

 14 Andreas Vollenweider

Andreas Vollenweider
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Famous As: Harpist
Birthdate: October 4, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland

 15 Adrian von Ziegler

Adrian von Ziegler
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland

 16 Lys Assia

Lys Assia
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rupperswil, Switzerland
Died: March 24, 2018

 17 Ladyva

Ladyva
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: December 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ipsach, Switzerland

 18 Chrigel Glanzmann

Chrigel Glanzmann
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: May 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Switzerland

 19 Teddy Stauffer

Teddy Stauffer
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Murten, Switzerland
Died: August 27, 1991

 20 Bernarda Brunović

Bernarda Brunović
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dietikon, Switzerland

 21 Beatrice Egli

Beatrice Egli
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: June 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pfäffikon, Switzerland

 22 Sophie Hunger

Sophie Hunger
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Film score composer
Birthdate: March 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bern

 23 Martin Eric Ain

Martin Eric Ain
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Birthdate: July 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Switzerland
Died: October 21, 2017

 24 DJ Antoine

DJ Antoine
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Famous As: Disc jockey, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: June 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sissach

 25 Christian Marclay

Christian Marclay
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Famous As: Visual Artist
Birthdate: January 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Rafael, California, United States

 26 Stefanie Heinzmann

Stefanie Heinzmann
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Visp, Switzerland

 27 Steve Lee

Steve Lee
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: October 5, 2010

 28 Patrick Juvet

Patrick Juvet
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Famous As: Model, Singer
Birthdate: August 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreux, Switzerland
Died: April 1, 2021

 29 Thomas Winkler

Thomas Winkler
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zollikofen, Bern, Switzerland

 30 Frank Martin

Frank Martin
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Famous As: composer, conductor, university teacher, pianist
Birthdate: September 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: November 21, 1974

 31 Kurt Maloo

Kurt Maloo
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland

 32 Sigismond Thalberg

Sigismond Thalberg
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 8, 1812
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: April 27, 1871

 33 Heinz Holliger

Heinz Holliger
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 21, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Langenthal, Switzerland

 34 Adriana Kaegi

Adriana Kaegi
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Famous As: Actress, Musician
Birthdate: March 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Switzerland

 35 Edwin Fischer

Edwin Fischer
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Famous As: Swiss classical pianist
Birthdate: October 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Basel
Died: January 24, 1960

 36 Chris von Rohr

Chris von Rohr
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Famous As: Musician, Record Producer
Birthdate: October 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Solothurn, Switzerland

 37 Ernest Ansermet

Ernest Ansermet
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: November 11, 1883
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vevey, Switzerland
Died: February 20, 1969

 38 Martin Tillman

Martin Tillman
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Famous As: Composer, Cellist
Birthdate: November 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland

 39 Grock

Grock
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Famous As: Clown
Birthdate: January 10, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Loveresse, Switzerland
Died: July 14, 1959

 40 Paul Sacher

Paul Sacher
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Famous As: Music conductor
Birthdate: April 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: May 26, 1999

 41 Luc Bondy

Luc Bondy
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Intendant, Librettist, Writer, Director, Film actor
Birthdate: July 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zürich
Died: November 28, 2015

 42 Werner Thomas

Werner Thomas
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Davos, Switzerland

 43 Othmar Schoeck

Othmar Schoeck
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 1, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brunnen, Switzerland
Died: March 8, 1957

 44 Rolf Liebermann

Rolf Liebermann
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: January 2, 1999

 45 Rudolph Ganz

Rudolph Ganz
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: February 24, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: August 2, 1972

 46 Johann Rudolf Wyss

Johann Rudolf Wyss
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 4, 1782
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland
Died: March 21, 1830

 47 George Gruntz

George Gruntz
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Famous As: Jazz pianist
Birthdate: June 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: January 10, 2013

 48 Rocco Filippini

Rocco Filippini
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lugano, Switzerland
Died: April 13, 2021

 49 Werner Reinhart

Werner Reinhart
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Famous As: Clarinetist, Philanthropist
Birthdate: March 19, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winterthur, Switzerland
Died: August 29, 1951