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

Gustavo Dudamel and Luis Felipe Ramón y Rivera are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

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Andres Levin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from Venezuela
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Andrés Levin is a Venezuelan-born American record producer, band leader, film maker, recording engineer and philanthropist. Levin won a Grammy award in 2009 for his production of the In The Heights Cast Recording. His Grammy nominated Latin fusion band Yerba Buena was founded along with ...more

Birthplace: Venezuela, Caracas

Profession: Arranger, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, + more

Credits: The Other Woman, El Cantante, Amor Cronico

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Cheo Hurtado is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from Venezuela
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Cheo Hurtado is a Venezuelan musician, one of the most celebrated virtuoso performers of the cuatro, whose extremely agile strumming technique is currently believed to be unsurpassed. He also plays mandolin, bandola and guitar. Cheo Hurtado was born in Ciudad Bolívar, Bolívar state, Venezuela, the ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela

Profession: Record producer, Musician, Composer

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Eduardo Serrano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Composers from Venezuela
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Eduardo Valentín Serrano Torres, was a Venezuelan popular musician, conductor and composer. He composed many important Venezuelan merengue; one of his most important works was the song Barlovento, He won the National Music Prize in 1988. He died on October 13, 2008, at the age of 97. ...more

Age: Died at 97 (1911-2008)

Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela

Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Musician, Composer

Credits: The Yacht Isabel Arrived This Afternoon, Luz en el páramo

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Gustavo Dudamel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from Venezuela
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Gustavo Adolfo Dudamel Ramírez is a Venezuelan conductor and violinist. He is the music director of the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He is honorary conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in Gothenburg, Sweden. ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Barquisimeto, Venezuela

Profession: Conductor, Musician, Composer, Music Director, Violinist

Credits: The Liberator, Live From Salzburg: Gustavo Dudamel and the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, The Promise of Music: Gustavo Dudamel, Birthday Concert for Pope Benedict XVI

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