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List of notable or famous pianists from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top pianists born in Germany and even some popular pianists who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German 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 Germany is included when available.

People here include everything from Pope Benedict XVI to Ludwig van Beethoven.

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

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Adolf von Henselt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Pianists from Germany
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Adolf von Henselt was a German composer and pianist. ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1814-1889)

Birthplace: Schwabach, Germany

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Alfons Kontarsky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Pianists from Germany
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Age: Died at 78 (1932-2010)

Birthplace: Iserlohn, Germany

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Aljoscha Zimmermann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Pianists from Germany
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Aljoscha Zimmermann was a film score composer. ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1944-2009)

Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

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Aloys Kontarsky

Aloys Kontarsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Pianists from Germany
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Age: 84

Birthplace: Iserlohn, Germany