Famous Composers from Taiwan

List of notable or famous composers from taiwan, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in taiwan and even some popular composers who immigrated to taiwan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous taiwan 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 taiwan is included when available.

This list features people like Jay Chou and JerryC.

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  • Chen Chien-Chi

    Chen Chien-Chi is a composer, musician.
    • Age: 50
  • Jay Chou (traditional Chinese: 周杰倫; simplified Chinese: 周杰伦; pinyin: Zhōu Jiélún; Wade–Giles: Chou Chieh-lun; born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, film producer, actor, and director. In 2000, Chou released his debut album, titled Jay (2000), under the record company Alfa Music. Since then his music has gained recognition throughout Asia, most notably in regions such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan and in the Asian communities of Western countries such as the United States and Australia. He has sold more than 30 million albums and has received numerous awards for his musical works. Chou has also written songs for other artists whilst working on his albums. In 2003, he was the cover story of Time magazine (Asia version), titled New King of Asian Pop, acknowledging his influence on popular culture. He has since held six world tours, performing in cities around the world to more than 10 million people.Chou debuted his acting career in the film Initial D (2005); followed shortly by a starring role in the epic Curse of the Golden Flower (2006). He has since starred in a number of films, becoming known to western audiences when he made his Hollywood debut in 2011 with The Green Hornet, starring alongside Seth Rogen and Christoph Waltz. Chou also manages his own record and management company JVR Music. In 2016, he made an appearance in the Hollywood film Now You See Me 2.
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Taiwan, Linkou District
  • JerryC
    Photo: user uploaded image
    JerryC (Chinese: 張逸帆; pinyin: Zhāng Yìfān; born 31 August 1981), also known by his English name Jerry Chang, is a Taiwanese guitarist and composer. He is known for arranging and playing "Canon Rock", a rock arrangement of Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D. He began playing the guitar at the age of 17, and the piano before age 15. His style is influenced by classical music, neoclassical guitarists, as well as metal bands such as Helloween and Metallica and Japanese rock bands such as B'z and L'Arc-en-Ciel.
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Lim Giong (Chinese: 林強; pinyin: Lín Qiáng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lîm Kiông; born June 7, 1964) is a Taiwanese musician, DJ, actor, and an active figure in the Taiwanese experimental electronic music scene.
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Taiwan, Changhua City
  • Peggy Hsu (Chinese: 許哲珮; pinyin: Xu Zhe-pei, born 2 February 1981) is a Taiwanese singer-songwriter, music composer, and music producer. She is the founder and lead vocalist/keyboardist of the band “Le Cirque”. Since her first appearance on the Mandarin music scene in 2001 with her self-written-and-produced debut album, Balloon, written when she was only 19 on her piano, Peggy has picked up Best Songwriter, Best Newcomer, Best Lyricist and other awards from the China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia market. Since 2009, she has been publishing her own music independently and now she is working closely with Wonder Music, a widely recognized Taiwanese indie record label. She has also written and composed a large number of songs for other Mandarin artists. Her recent works tend to be indie-pop and bossa-nova, jazz based style. In 2003, Peggy formed her own band called “Le Cirque”. In 2007, Peggy Hsu won the 18th Best Music Album Producer of Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards– an equivalent of America's Grammy Awards.
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Hsu Ru-yun (born Hsu Hung-hsiu on 20 September 1974), better known as Valen Hsu, is a Taiwanese pop singer-songwriter, author and occasional actress. Since the mid-1990s Hsu has been one of the most popular female singers in the Mandopop scene, and is best known for her love ballads.
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Taiwan, Taipei