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List of famous arrangers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top arrangers in the world? This includes the most prominent arrangers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable arrangers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic arrangers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned arrangers.

List people range from Prince to Ray Charles.

From reputable, prominent, and well known arrangers to the lesser known arrangers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the arranger field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous arrangers ever?" and "What are the names of famous arrangers?" then you're in the right place. (959 items)
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
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Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson ...more

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Age: Died at 51 (1958-2009)

Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

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

Credits: This Is It, Michael Jackson: Thriller, The Wiz, Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory

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#5 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#2 on The Best Singers of All Time

#4 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

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Florence Welch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
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Florence Leontine Mary Welch is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. She is best known as the lead vocalist of the indie rock band Florence + the Machine. The band's debut album, Lungs, was released in 2009; on 17 January 2010, the album reached the top position, after being on the chart for ...more

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Camberwell, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Arranger, Songwriter, Musician, Singer

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#11 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
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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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#11 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#4 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#11 on The Best Singers of All Time

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

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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
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Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, jazz and reggae. Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her 2006 ...more

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Age: Died at 28 (1983-2011)

Birthplace: Southgate, London, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Arranger, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Credits: About Time, The Great Gatsby, Amy, Life as We Know It

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#97 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#30 on The Best Singers of All Time

#16 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#24 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

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