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

List contains people like Joey Newman and Bill Mumy.

While this isn't a list of all male instrumentalists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male instrumentalists?" and "Who are the best male instrumentalists?"
Hamsalekha is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Instrumentalists
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Hamsalekha is an Indian film composer and a songwriter who works in South Indian cinema, predominantly in the Kannada film industry since the late 1980s. He is also a screenplay writer, dialogue writer, instrumentalist and a conductor. Composed and written for over 300 feature films. Hamsalekha is usually referred to by the title Nada Brahma who is considered to be the major cause for the change in the music composing and lyric writing style which would appeal much to the younger generation. He integrated folk and introduced western musical sensibilities into the mainstream cinema. He is also accredited for introducing many musical talents to the industry. Hamsalekha has won Indian National ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Mysore, India

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#32 on The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time

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G. V. Prakash Kumar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Instrumentalists
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G. V. Prakash Kumar is an Indian film score and soundtrack composer and singer. He has mainly scored music for Tamil films. His first film was S Pictures' Veyil and he became popular in Tamil cinema by the early 2010s. He has ventured into film production and acting too. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 31

Birthplace: Chennai, India

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#17 on The Greatest Indian Music Directors of All Time

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K'naan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Instrumentalists
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Keinan Abdi Warsame, better known by his stage name K'naan, is a Somali Canadian poet, rapper, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. He rose to prominence with the success of his single "Wavin' Flag", which was chosen as Coca-Cola's promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Besides hip-hop, K'naan's sound is influenced by elements of Somali music, Ethio-jazz and world music. He is also involved in various philanthropic initiatives. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 41

Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia

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#16 on The Best Canadian Rappers

#26 on The Very Best Muslim Rappers

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Bill Mumy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Instrumentalists
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Charles William "Bill" Mumy, Jr., is an American actor, musician, pitchman, instrumentalist, voice-over artist, and a figure in the science-fiction community. He came to prominence in the 1960s as a child actor, when he was credited as Billy Mumy. His most notable role was in the 1960s CBS sci-fi television series Lost in Space, where he played Will Robinson, the youngest of three children in the Robinson family. He later appeared as lonely teenager Sterling North in the 1969 Disney film Rascal with Steve Forrest. He was cast as Teft in the 1971 film Bless the Beasts and Children. In the 1990s, he had the role of Lennier in the syndicated sci-fi TV series Babylon 5, and also served as ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: San Gabriel, California, USA

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