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List of notable or famous pianists from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top pianists born in Canada and even some popular pianists who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian pianists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These pianists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known pianist from Canada is included when available.

Steve Barakatt and Diana Krall are only the beginning of the famous Canadian piano players on this list.

This historic pianists from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian pianists of note?" and "Who are the most famous pianists from Canada?" These prominent pianists of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian pianists.

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Alain Lefèvre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Pianists from Canada
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Alain Lefèvre

Alain Lefèvre, CQ is a French Canadian pianist and composer. He is one of the Québécois pianists who have sold the greatest number of musical recordings. In 2009, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec. ...more

Age: 55

Birthplace: Poitiers, France

Alberto Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Pianists from Canada
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Antonio Alberto García Guerrero was a Chilean-Canadian composer, pianist, and teacher. While he is most famously remembered as the mentor of Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, Guerrero influenced several generations of musicians through his many years of teaching at the Toronto Conservatory of Music. ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1886-1959)

Birthplace: La Serena, Chile, Chile

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Angela Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Pianists from Canada
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Angela Hewitt, OC OBE is a British/Canadian classical pianist. She is best known for her Bach interpretations. ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

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#99 on The Greatest Pianists of All Time

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Anton Kuerti is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Pianists from Canada
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Anton Kuerti, OC is an Austrian-born Canadian pianist, music teacher, composer, and conductor. ...more

Age: 79

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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