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List of famous male violinists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male violinists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being violinists. Classical music fans will also enjoy these bizarre facts about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and celebrities who play violin. There are thousand of males working as violinists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic violinists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a violinist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list of famous names of male piano players has everything from Niccolò Paganini to Ludwig van Beethoven.

While this isn't a list of all male violinists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male violinists?" and "Who are the best male violinists?"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Violinists
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood. Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and ...more

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Age: Died at 35 (1756-1791)

Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria

Nationality: Austria, Holy Roman Empire

Profession: Pianist, Musician, Composer, Violist, Violinist

Credits: The King's Speech, The Shawshank Redemption, Batman Begins, Alien

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Johann Sebastian Bach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Violinists
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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

Nationality: Germany

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

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

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#42 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#58 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#18 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#49 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Charlie Daniels is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Violinists
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Charles Edward "Charlie" Daniels is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for his contributions to country, bluegrass, and Southern rock music. He is perhaps best known for his number one country hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia", and multiple other songs he has written and performed. ...more

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Age: 80

Birthplace: Wilmington, USA, North Carolina

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, + more

Credits: Sesame Street, Urban Cowboy, The Waterboy, Coyote Ugly

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Niccolò Paganini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Violinists
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Niccolo Paganini is a film score composer. ...more

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Age: Died at 58 (1782-1840)

Birthplace: Genoa, Italy

Nationality: Italy

Profession: Guitarist, Virtuoso, Violinist

Credits: Kinski Paganini, The Level Crossing-keeper

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