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List of famous male keyboard players, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male keyboard players list contains the most prominent and top males known for being keyboard players. There are thousand of males 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 male aspiring to be a keyboard player then the people below should give you inspiration.

With people ranging from Chick Churchill to Chris Jasper, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

While this isn't a list of all male keyboard players, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male keyboard players?" and "Who are the best male keyboard players?"
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Keyboard Players
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Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson ...more

Age: Died at 51 (1958-2009)

Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Keyboard Players
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Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date. In his five-decade career Elton John has sold ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Pinner, London, United Kingdom

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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Keyboard Players
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John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. With Paul McCartney, he formed a celebrated songwriting partnership. Born and raised in ...more

Age: Died at 40 (1940-1980)

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Keyboard Players
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David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the world of popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Brixton, London, United Kingdom

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