Bands/Musicians Famous Bands from Russia

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List famous Russian bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Russia come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Russian bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Russia. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Russian musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

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This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Russia?" and "Which bands are popular in Russia?"
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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Opera, Ballet, Art song
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Zedd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house
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Sergei Rachmaninoff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Opera, Art song, Chamber music
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Regina Spektor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Indie pop, Anti-folk, Pop music
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Sergei Prokofiev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Opera, Ballet, Ballet
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Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Opera, Art song, Classical music
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Dmitri Shostakovich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Opera, Ballet, Art song
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Igor Stravinsky is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Opera, Ballet, Chamber music
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Emil Gilels is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Classical music
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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Opera, Art song, Chamber music
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Edgar Froese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Electronic music
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Evgeny Kissin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
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Sofia Gubaidulina is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Contemporary classical music, 20th-century classical music
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Alexander Scriabin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Classical music
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Boris Grebenshchikov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Rock music, Folk rock, Reggae
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Vitas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Synthpop, Pop music, Chill-out music
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Mikhail Pletnev is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
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Lera Auerbach is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
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Mikhail Glinka is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Opera, Art song, Classical music
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Gérard Depardieu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
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Nikita Magaloff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
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Andrei Krylov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
Art music
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Mikhail Boyarskiy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Russia
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Aleksei Aigi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Russia