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List of famous female keyboard players, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female keyboard players list contains the most prominent and top females known for being keyboard players. There are thousand of females working as keyboard players in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic keyboard players have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a keyboard player then the people below should give you inspiration.

List features people like Patrice Rushen, Jenny Conlee.

While this isn't a list of all female keyboard players, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female keyboard players?" and "Who are the best female keyboard players?"
Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Keyboard Players
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Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records. Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor

Credits: Men in Black, The Great Gatsby, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Ali

Also Ranked

#11 on The Best Current Female Singers

#19 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#46 on The Best Singers of All Time

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

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Tori Amos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Keyboard Players
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Tori Amos is an American singer-songwriter, pianist and composer. She is a classically-trained musician and has a mezzo-soprano vocal range. She has been nominated eight times for a Grammy Award. Having already begun composing instrumental pieces on piano, Amos won a full scholarship to the Peabody ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Newton, North Carolina, United States of America

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

Credits: Twister, Great Expectations, Escape from L.A., Higher Learning

Also Ranked

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

#53 on The Best Female Rock Singers

#38 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

#80 on The Greatest Organists in Rock and Jazz History

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Linda McCartney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Keyboard Players
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Linda Louise, Lady McCartney was an American musician, photographer and animal rights activist, and was married to Paul McCartney, of the Beatles. In 1969, Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman, and their marriage was blessed at St John's Wood Church. Later, they formed McCartney's band, Wings. In ...more

Age: Died at 57 (1941-1998)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Film Score Composer, Entrepreneur, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Credits: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Rupert and the Frog Song, Daumier's Law, Back to the Egg, Oriental Nightfish, + more

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Kate Bush is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Keyboard Players
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Catherine "Kate" Bush, CBE is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer known for her eclectic musical style and her idiosyncratic soprano vocal performances. In 1978, at the age of 19, Bush topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks with her debut single, "Wuthering Heights", ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, Welling

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer, + more

Credits: The Golden Compass, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Brazil, She's Having a Baby

Also Ranked

#60 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#58 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

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

#53 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

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