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

Examples include Jacques Duphly and František Xaver Dušek.

While this isn't a list of all male harpsichordists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male harpsichordists?" and "Who are the best male harpsichordists?"
George Martin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Harpsichordists
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Sir George Henry Martin CBE is an English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer and musician. He is sometimes referred to as "the Fifth Beatle" in reference to his extensive involvement on each of the Beatles' original albums. He is considered one of the greatest record ...more

Age: 91

Birthplace: England, London, HM Prison Holloway

Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Arranger, Record producer, Audio Engineer, + more

Credits: A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Live and Let Die, Help!, + more

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#15 on The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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Keith Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Harpsichordists
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Keith Jarrett is an American pianist and composer who performs both jazz and classical music. Jarrett started his career with Art Blakey, moving on to play with Charles Lloyd and Miles Davis. Since the early 1970s he has enjoyed a great deal of success as a group leader and a solo performer in jazz, ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Jazz Pianist, Songwriter, Musician, Harpsichordist, Composer, + more

Credits: Sorcerer, Keith Jarrett: Standards, The Keith Jarrett Trio: Live at Open Theater East, I Remember Me, Keith Jarrett: Last Solo, + more

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#68 on The Greatest Pianists of All Time

#14 on The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

#23 on The Greatest Organists in Rock and Jazz History

#35 on The Greatest Jazz Pianists of All Time

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Christopher Hogwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Harpsichordists
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Christopher Jarvis Haley Hogwood CBE was an English conductor, harpsichordist, writer, and musicologist. Founder of the early music ensemble the Academy of Ancient Music, he was an authority on historically informed performance and a leading figure in the early music revival of the late 20th ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1941-2014)

Birthplace: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Profession: Conductor, Scholar, Musician, Harpsichordist, Musicologist, + more

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#16 on The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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Frank Martin was a Swiss composer, who lived a large part of his life in the Netherlands. ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1890-1974)

Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland

Profession: Pianist, Harpsichordist, Composer

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