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TRENDING Famous Male Organists

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List of famous male organists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male organists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being organists. There are thousand of males working as organists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic organists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a organist then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male organists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male organists?" and "Who are the best male organists?"
Elton John is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Organists
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Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date. In his five-decade career Elton John has sold ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: Pinner, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Television producer, Musician Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: The Lion King, American Hustle, Almost Famous, Australia

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#26 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#10 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#14 on The Best Singers of All Time

#93 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Organists
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David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the world of popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: Brixton, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Film Score Composer, Arranger, Record producer, Songwriter Musician, + more

Credits: Labyrinth, Basquiat, The Hunger, The Man Who Fell to Earth

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#12 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#5 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#9 on The Best Singers of All Time

#63 on Musicians Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Organists
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Freddie Mercury was a British singer, songwriter and producer, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen. As a performer, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and powerful vocals over a four-octave range. As a songwriter, he composed many hits for Queen, including ...more

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Age: Died at 45 (1946-1991)

Birthplace: Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter Singer, + more

Credits: Metropolis, Ted, Shaun of the Dead, Moulin Rouge!

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#1 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#1 on The Best Singers of All Time

#3 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#1 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

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Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Organists
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Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century. Wonder signed with Motown's Tamla ...more

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Age: 66

Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Pianist, Musician Film Producer, + more

Credits: Silver Linings Playbook, Die Hard, I Am Legend, I Robot

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#23 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#21 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#8 on The Best Singers of All Time

#10 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

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Johann Sebastian Bach is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Organists
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Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He enriched established German styles through his skill in counterpoint, harmonic and motivic organisation, and the adaptation of rhythms, forms, and textures from abroad, particularly from Italy and France. Bach's ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1685-1750)

Birthplace: Eisenach, Germany

Profession: Musician, Harpsichordist, Composer, Cantor Organist, + more

Credits: The Godfather, Se7en, The Silence of the Lambs, The Pianist

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#21 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#55 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#15 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#49 on These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time

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Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Organists
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William Martin "Billy" Joel is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States. His compilation album Greatest Hits Vol. ...more

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Age: 67

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter Lyricist, + more

Credits: The Wolf of Wall Street, The Hangover Part II, The Hangover Part III, 13 Going on 30

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#28 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#35 on The Best Singers of All Time

#60 on The Greatest Classic Rock Bands

#11 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Organists
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George Harrison, MBE was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Although John Lennon and Paul McCartney were the band's primary songwriters, most of their albums included at ...more

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Age: Died at 58 (1943-2001)

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter Musician, + more

Credits: A Hard Day's Night, Let It Be, The Concert for Bangladesh, George Harrison: Living in the Material World

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#51 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#56 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#32 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

#28 on Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

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James Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Organists
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James Brown is a film score composer. ...more

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Age: Died at 73 (1933-2006)

Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Musician Bandleader, + more

Credits: The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, Going My Way, Objective, Burma! Sands of Iwo Jima

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#42 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#81 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#97 on The Best Singers of All Time

#51 on Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

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