TRENDING List of Famous Music Teachers

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List of famous music teachers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top music teachers in the world? This includes the most prominent music teachers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable music teachers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic music teachers 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 music teachers.

List below includes Sheryl Crow, Scott Joplin and more people.

From reputable, prominent, and well known music teachers to the lesser known music teachers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the music teacher field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous music teachers ever?" and "What are the names of famous music teachers?" then you're in the right place. (48 items)
Sheryl Crow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Music Teachers
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Sheryl Suzanne Crow is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, folk, country and blues. She has released eight studio albums, two compilations, a live album and has contributed to a number of film soundtracks. She has sold more than 17 million ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Kennett, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician, Music Teacher Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Boyhood, K-PAX, Cars, Point Break

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#44 on The Best Current Female Singers

#56 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

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

#69 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

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Scott Joplin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Music Teachers
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Scott Joplin was an African-American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions and was dubbed the "King of Ragtime Writers". During his brief career, he wrote 44 original ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. One of his first pieces, the "Maple Leaf Rag", ...more

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Birthplace: Linden, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Pianist, Musician, Music Teacher, Composer

Credits: Scott Joplin

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#99 on The Greatest Pianists Ever

#54 on The Greatest Jazz Pianists of All Time

#11 on The Best Piano Composers Ever, Ranked

#32 on The Best Jazz Composers of All Time

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Gia Lisa Krahne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Music Teachers
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Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States of America

Profession: Spiritual teacher, Poet, Pianist, Music Teacher Actor, + more

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Sergei Nikiforovich Vasilenko was a Russian and Soviet composer and music teacher whose compositions showed a strong tendency towards mysticism. Vasilenko was born in Moscow and originally studied Law at Moscow University, but then changed direction and studied at the Moscow Conservatory from 1896 ...more

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Age: Died at 84 (1872-1956)

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Music Teacher, Composer

Credits: Loss of the Sensation, The Patriots

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Kustas Kikerpuu was a Composer, Jazz Musician, Orchestra Conductor, Music Teacher and Actor. ...more

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Age: Died at 71 (1937-2008)

Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia

Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Music Teacher, Actor Composer, + more

Credits: Inimesed s├Ádurisinelis

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Joe Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Music Teachers
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Joe Gonzales is a member of the musical group, La Mafia. ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Drummer, Percussionist

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Gary Hinman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Music Teachers
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Gary Hinman was a musician. ...more

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Age: Died at 35 (1934-1969)

Birthplace: Colorado, United States of America

Profession: Music Teacher, Illegal drug dealer

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Julian Rachlin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Music Teachers
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Julian Rachlin is a Lithuanian-born violinist, violist and conductor. ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania

Profession: Music Teacher, Violist, Violinist

Credits: The Festival

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