Famous Musicians - List of Famous Musicians

A musician is a person who plays one or many musical instrument and is also referred to as an instrumentalist. History has given us some really notable music composers and performers the likes of which include names of people like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig Van Beethoven. Just like everything else, music too evolved through the ages to churn out various genres. The most noticeable evolution took place in the last 50 years. There was the Rock ‘N Roll era, which preceded the music of the 1980’s. Music underwent yet another slight change and evolved into the music of the 1990’s which was followed by pop music, house, club, trans and many others. To say that the hall of fame is reserved only for the classical musicians would be folly because even the new age music has given us people who have become legends in their own right. We have seen guitarists like Jimmy Hendrix and Jimmy Page (of Led Zepplin), drummers like Mike Portnoy (of the band Dream Theater) and John Bonham (from Led Zeppelin) and even disk jockeys like David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia, and DJ Tiesto. All of them have led very interesting live which deserves a read through. Therefore without further ado, here are the biographies of these famous men and women, along with a few details about their life stories, timelines, trivia, including information about their personal and professional lives.

The Most Famous Musicians

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Muddy WatersApril 4, 1913AmericanMuddy Waters was a blues musician referred to as the 'father of modern Chicago blues.'
Travis BaconJune 23, 1989AmericanTravis Bacon is an American musician and actor, better known as the son of veteran actors Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick
Jackson BrowneOctober 9, 1948German, AmericanJackson Browne is an acclaimed American musician, songwriter and environmental activist
Matthew BellamyJune 9, 1978BritishMatthew Bellamy, popularly known as Matt Bellamy, is a popular English musician
Calum HoodJanuary 24, 1996AustralianAll about the Australian bassist & social media star, Calum Thomas Hood; his age, birthday, girlfriends, net worth, family, and some fun facts.
Mike LoveMarch 15, 1941AmericanOne of the famous members of ‘The Beach Boys’, Mike Love is an American singer, musician and lyricist
Jimmy PageJanuary 9, 1944BritishJimmy Page is an English musician who rose to fame as the guitarist and leader of the rock band Led Zeppelin
Andrew TaggartDecember 31, 1989AmericanAndrew Taggart is an American DJ who gained fame as one half of the famous DJ duo ‘The Chainsmokers,’ alongside Alex Pall
Hu Yi TianDecember 26, 1993ChineseHu Yitian is a Chinese model, actor and musician who has recently risen to fame as a rom-com star in Chinese television series
Stevie Ray VaughanOctober 3, 1954AmericanStevie Ray Vaughan was an American guitarist, musician, singer and songwriter and the founding member of the band ‘Double Trouble’

Varg Vikernes

Varg Vikernes is a Norwegian black metal rock artist, writer and producer

NorwegianFebruary 11, 1973171 views

Chet Baker

Chet Baker was an American singer and jazz trumpeter

AmericanDecember 23, 1929260 views

James Hetfield

James Alan Hetfield is an American musician and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist for the heavy metal band, ‘Metallica.’

AmericanAugust 3, 1963349 views

Dave Navarro

Dave Navarro is an American Alternative and Hard Rock artiste

AmericanJune 7, 1967125 views

Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson is a Canadian musician known for his work with the group ‘The Band’

CanadianJuly 5, 1943124 views

Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana is a world-famous Mexican-American musician

AmericanJuly 20, 1947148 views

Lita Ford

Lita Ford is a guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter associated with the band, The Runaways

AmericanSeptember 19, 1958616 views

50 Cent

50 Cent (Curtis James Jackson III) is an American rapper, record producer, businessman and actor

AmericanJuly 6, 1975236 views

Billy Corgan

Billy Corgan is an American musician associated with ‘The Smashing Pumpkins’

AmericanMarch 17, 1967116 views

Steve Winwood

Steve Winwood is a Grammy award winning English musician

BritishMay 12, 194876 views