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

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While this isn't a list of all male organists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male organists?" and "Who are the best male organists?"
Elton John is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Organists
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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 than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits, including seven consecutive No. 1 US albums, 58 Billboard Top 40 singles, 27 Top 10, four No. 2 and nine No. 1. For 31 consecutive years he had at least one song in the Billboard Hot 100. His single "Something About the Way You Look Tonight"/"Candle in the Wind 1997" ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Pinner, London, United Kingdom

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Organists
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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 the 1970s. He is known for his distinctive baritone voice as well as the intellectual depth and eclecticism of his work. Aside from his musical abilities, he is recognised for his androgynous beauty, which was an iconic element to his image, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s. Bowie first caught the eye and ear of the public in July 1969 when his song "Space Oddity" reached the top five of the UK ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Brixton, London, United Kingdom

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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Organists
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Freddie Mercury was a British singer, songwriter and producer, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen. As a performer, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and powerful vocals over a four-octave range. As a songwriter, he composed many hits for Queen, including "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Killer Queen," "Somebody to Love," "Don't Stop Me Now," "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," and "We Are the Champions." Mercury also led a solo career, and also occasionally served as a producer and guest musician for other artists. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 45 (1946-1991)

Birthplace: Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania

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Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Organists
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Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century. Wonder signed with Motown's Tamla label at the age of 11 and continues to perform and record for Motown as of the early 2010s. He has been blind since shortly after birth. Among Wonder's works are singles such as "Superstition", "Sir Duke", "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and "I Just Called to Say I Love You"; and albums such as Talking Book, Innervisions and Songs in the Key of Life. He has recorded more than 30 U.S. top ten ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

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