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List of notable or famous composers from South Korea, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in South Korea and even some popular composers who immigrated to South Korea. If you're trying to find out the names of famous South Korean composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from South Korea is included when available.

This list is made up of many different people, including Kahi and BoA.

This historic composers from South Korea list can help answer the questions "Who are some South Korean composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from South Korea?" These prominent composers of South Korea may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected South Korean composers.

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BoA is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from South Korea
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Kwon Boa, commonly stylized and known by her stage name BoA, which is a backronym for Beat of Angel, is a South Korean singer and actress active in South Korea, Japan, and the United States. She is referred to as the Queen of Korean Pop. BoA was born and raised in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. She was ...more

Age: 29

Birthplace: South Korea, Namyangju

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Model, Actor, + more

Credits: Inuyasha^! History of BoA 2000-2002^! Make Your Move^! I am

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Eun Ji Won is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from South Korea
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Eun Ji Won (born June 8, 1978[2]) is a Korean rapper, Host, dancer, composer and former leader of Korean Hip hop group Sechs Kies (젝스키스). Sechs Kies was divided into The Black Kies, which were the three rappers and The White Kies which were the vocalists. Eun Ji Won was the leader for The Black Kies ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Profession: Record producer, Rapper, Actor, Composer, Singer, + more

Credits: Reply 1997, Happy Sunday, Seventeen, Marrying School Girl, 2 Days & 1 Night

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Ha Sebin is a South Korean musician. He is the leader and lead guitarist of rock band Nemesis, and joined EVE as a guitarist in 2003. He has composed and arranged for both bands and produced Nemesis' debut album '"la Rose de Versailles"'. He also wrote all the music for the OST of the MBC drama ...more

Age: 32

Birthplace: South Korea

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Composer

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Jeon Jae-hyeong

Jeon Jae-hyeong is an actor. ...more

Age: 33

Birthplace: South Korea

Profession: Actor

Credits: Taegukgi, S Diary, Windstruck, Au Revoir, UFO, + more