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

Examples of people on this list: Christian Basso, Jared Faber and many more.

While this isn't a list of all male multi-instrumentalists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male multi-instrumentalists?" and "Who are the best male multi-instrumentalists?"
Steven Tyler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Multi-instrumentalists
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Steven Tyler (born Steven Victor Tallarico; March 26, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and former television panelist. He is best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, piano, and percussion. He is known as the "Demon of Screamin'" due to his high screams and his wide vocal range. He is also known for his on-stage acrobatics. During his high-energy performances, Tyler usually dresses in bright, colorful outfits with his trademark scarves hanging from his microphone stand. In the 1970s, Tyler rose to prominence as the lead singer of Aerosmith, which released such milestone hard rock albums as Toys in the Attic and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

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Sting is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Multi-instrumentalists
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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English musician and actor. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band the Police from 1977 to 1984, and launched a solo career in 1985. He has included elements of rock, jazz, reggae, classical, new-age and worldbeat in his music.As a solo musician and a member of the Police, Sting has received 17 Grammy Awards: he won Song of the Year for "Every Breath You Take", three Brit Awards, including Best British Male Artist in 1994 and Outstanding Contribution in 2002, a Golden Globe, an Emmy and four nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. In 2019, he received ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Wallsend, United Kingdom

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Lenny Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Multi-instrumentalists
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Leonard Albert Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. His "retro" style incorporates elements of rock, blues, soul, R&B, funk, jazz, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, pop, folk, and ballads. He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male. He has been nominated for and won other awards, including American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, Brit Awards, and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. He was also ranked number ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

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Prince is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Multi-instrumentalists
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Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, actor, and filmmaker. With a career spanning four decades, Prince was known for his eclectic work and flamboyant stage appearances. He was also a multi-instrumentalist and regarded as a guitar virtuoso. Prince was also known for his very wide and extensive vocal range, in particular his far reaching falsetto. His innovative music integrated a wide variety of styles, including funk, rock, R&B, new wave, soul, psychedelia, and pop. Born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Prince developed an interest in music as a young child and wrote his first song, "Funk Machine", at ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 57 (1958-2016)

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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