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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?"

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    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: age 68
    • Birthplace: England, London
    • Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more
    • Credits: Dog Day Afternoon, Brüno, Lethal Weapon 3, The Road to El Dorado, Tommy, + more
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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 the ...more

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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: England, London
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Arranger, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, + more
    • Credits: The Prestige, Labyrinth, Zoolander, The Last Temptation of Christ, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, + more
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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: Legenden
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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 label ...more

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    • Age: age 65
    • Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: John Q, The Woman in Red, America: A Tribute to Heroes, Bikini Beach, The Adventures of Pinocchio, + more
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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: Cries and Whispers, Autumn Sonata, Amour, The Sacrifice, Battle In Heaven, + more
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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. 1 & ...more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, + more
    • Credits: Oliver & Company, America: A Tribute to Heroes, Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston, Last Play at Shea, Elton John: One Night Only: The Greatest Hits, + more
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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 least ...more

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    • Age: Died at 58 (1943-2001)
    • Birthplace: Liverpool, Eurasia, Lancashire, North West England, United Kingdom, + more
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, + more
    • Credits: The Simpsons, Life of Brian, A Hard Day's Night, Time Bandits, Yellow Submarine, + more
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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: USA, South Carolina, Barnwell
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Musician, Bandleader, + more
    • Credits: The Blues Brothers, Rocky IV, Blues Brothers 2000, Doctor Detroit, Holy Man, + more
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