Famous Musicians From Illinois

Illinois has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Juice WRLD, Quincy Jones, Miles Davis, Lil Durk, Michael Peña and others.

Juice WRLDJuice WRLD
02 December 1998, American
Rapper
Quincy JonesQuincy Jones
14 March 1933, American
Musician, Conductor, Producer, Arranger, Composer,

Miles DavisMiles Davis
26 May 1926, American
Jazz Trumpeter

Lil DurkLil Durk
19 October 1992, American
Rapper

Michael PeñaMichael Peña
13 January 1976, American
Actor

Eddie VedderEddie Vedder
23 December 1964, American
Musician & Singer
Polo GPolo G
06 January 1999, American
Rapper

Chaka KhanChaka Khan
23 March 1953, American
Singer

Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946, American
Singer & Musician
Chief KeefChief Keef
15 August 1995, American
Rapper, Singer, Record Producer, Composer

Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
25 September 1930, American
Poet
Billy CorganBilly Corgan
17 March 1967, American
Musician

Chance the RapperChance the Rapper
16 April 1993, American
Rapper

Peter WentzPeter Wentz
05 June 1979, American
Musician, Songwriter, Bassist

Warren ZevonWarren Zevon
24 January 1947, American
Rock Singer-songwriter

Peter CeteraPeter Cetera
13 September 1944, American
Singer
Curtis MayfieldCurtis Mayfield
03 June 1942, American
Singer, Guitarist

Laurie AndersonLaurie Anderson
05 June 1947, American
Musician

Cassidy FreemanCassidy Freeman
22 April 1982, American
Actress

Patrick StumpPatrick Stump
27 April 1984, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Record Producer,
Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman
30 May 1909, American
Bandleader and clarinetist

Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
06 November 1966, American
Guitarist
Kala SavageKala Savage
16 October 1978, American
Actress

Noah Gray-CabeyNoah Gray-Cabey
16 November 1995, American
Pianist, Actor

CupcakkeCupcakke
31 May 1997, American
Rapper
SmokePurppSmokePurpp
15 May 1997, American
Rrapper & Pproducer

Ann Marie SlaterAnn Marie Slater
20 November 1995, American
Singer-songwriter
KiiaraKiiara
24 May 1995, American
Pop Singer, Songwriter

TinkTink
18 March 1995, American
Rapper

Montana of 300Montana of 300
03 March 1989, American
Rapper
Amatus Sami-KarimAmatus Sami-Karim
 , American
Musician, Composer, Actress

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John PrineJohn Prine
10 October 1946, American
Singer-songwriter
Craig RobinsonCraig Robinson
25 October 1971, American
Actor

Alison KraussAlison Krauss
23 July 1971, American
Singer

David Ogden StiersDavid Ogden Stiers
31 October 1942, American
Actor

Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
12 April 1940, American
Singer-songwriter, Bandleader, Conductor, Jazz
Rickie Lee JonesRickie Lee Jones
08 November 1954, American
Singer
Dan FogelbergDan Fogelberg
13 August 1951, American
Musician

Gil Scott-HeronGil Scott-Heron
01 April 1949, American
Singer, Writer, Composer, Poet, Pianist

Virgil AblohVirgil Abloh
30 September 1980, American
Fashion designer

Ray ManzarekRay Manzarek
12 February 1939, American
American musician
Verdine WhiteVerdine White
25 July 1951, American
American musician

Paul AdelsteinPaul Adelstein
29 April 1969, American
Actor

Terry KathTerry Kath
31 January 1946, American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist

Marla GibbsMarla Gibbs
14 June 1931, American
Actress

Donny HathawayDonny Hathaway
01 October 1945, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Conductor, Musician,
Lupe FiascoLupe Fiasco
16 February 1982, American
Rapper

Jodi BensonJodi Benson
10 October 1961, American
Actor, Singer, Voice actor, Musician, Stage actor
Matt LauriaMatt Lauria
22 June 1982, American
Actor

Roger McGuinnRoger McGuinn
13 July 1942, American
Musician

James IhaJames Iha
26 March 1968, Japanese, American
Musician
Lou RawlsLou Rawls
01 December 1933, American
Singer

Dennis DeYoungDennis DeYoung
18 February 1947, American
Singer
Lou AdlerLou Adler
13 December 1933, American
Record producer, Composer

Mel TorméMel Tormé
13 September 1925, American
Actor, Singer, Composer, Novelist, Songwriter,

Karla DeVitoKarla DeVito
29 August 1953, American
Singer

NonameNoname
18 September 1991, American
Rapper

Gretchen WilsonGretchen Wilson
26 June 1973, American
Musical artist
Kevin CroninKevin Cronin
06 October 1951, American
Vocalist

Rick NielsenRick Nielsen
22 December 1948, American
Guitarist

Bun E. CarlosBun E. Carlos
12 June 1950, American
Drummer

Jody WatleyJody Watley
30 January 1959, American
Singer
Adam JonesAdam Jones
15 January 1965, American
Guitarist, Sculptor, Musician, Animator

Andrew BirdAndrew Bird
11 July 1973, American
Musician
Jonathan CainJonathan Cain
26 February 1950, American
Musician

Lisa ZaneLisa Zane
05 April 1961, American
Actress

Melvin Van PeeblesMelvin Van Peebles
21 August 1932, American
Actor
Jeff TweedyJeff Tweedy
25 August 1967, American
American songwriter

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
17 December 1942, American
Singer, Musician
Boots RileyBoots Riley
01 April 1971, American
Musician

Nils LofgrenNils Lofgren
21 June 1951, American
Musician

Mike BloomfieldMike Bloomfield
28 July 1943, American
singer, musician, guitarist, pianist
JeremihJeremih
17 July 1987, American
Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Record producer,

Brendon SmallBrendon Small
15 February 1975, American
Composer, Singer, Animator, Screenwriter,
Gene KrupaGene Krupa
15 January 1909, American
American drummer

John DoeJohn Doe
25 February 1953, American
Musician

Frankie LaineFrankie Laine
30 March 1913, American
Singer

Tony WilliamsTony Williams
12 December 1945, American
Drummer
Jimmy ChamberlinJimmy Chamberlin
10 June 1964, American
Drummer
Tom PeterssonTom Petersson
09 May 1950, American
Musician, Songwriter

Jack NitzscheJack Nitzsche
22 April 1937, American
Musician

No I.D.No I.D.
23 June 1971
Disc jockey

Patrick LeonardPatrick Leonard
1955 AD, American
composer, record producer, musician, songwriter
Brett EldredgeBrett Eldredge
23 March 1986, American
Singer

Greg TribbettGreg Tribbett
07 November 1968, American
Guitarist

Francis Parker YockeyFrancis Parker Yockey
18 September 1917, American
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, Pianist, Lawyer,

James YoungJames Young
14 November 1949, American
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

KaskadeKaskade
25 February 1971, American
DJ
John MyungJohn Myung
24 January 1967, American
Bassist, Musician

Blind Lemon JeffersonBlind Lemon Jefferson
24 September 1893, American
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Street artist,
Ramsey LewisRamsey Lewis
27 May 1935, American
Radio personality, Jazz musician, Pianist

Suzy BoggussSuzy Bogguss
30 December 1956, American
Musician
John PanozzoJohn Panozzo
20 September 1948, American
Drummer
Darryl JonesDarryl Jones
11 December 1961, American
Bassist, Jazz musician