Famous Pianists from Italy

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

Famous Italian piano players include everyone from Ferruccio Busoni to Muzio Clementi.

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

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  • Anna Kravtchenko

    Anna Kravtchenko

    Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Kharkiv, Soviet Union
    Anna Kravtchenko (Ukrainian: Анна Кравченко; born 1976) is a Ukrainian classical pianist with an international career. She won the Busoni competition in 1992 and has been a piano teacher at the ...more
  • Armando Trovajoli
    Dec. at 95 (1917-2013)
    • Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    Armando Trovajoli (also Trovaioli, 2 September 1917 in Rome – 28 February 2013 in Rome) was an Italian film composer and pianist with over 300 credits as composer and/or conductor, many of them jazz ...more
  • Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
    Dec. at 75 (1920-1995)
    • Birthplace: Brescia, Italy
    Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Italian: [arˈtuːro beneˈdetti mikeˈlandʒeli]; 5 January 1920 – 12 June 1995) was an Italian classical pianist. He is considered one of the greatest pianists of the ...more
  • Brenno Ambrosini is an Italian pianist, born in Veneto, who is active in Spain. In 1990, he began performing with Mark Lubotsky. After being homoured in the leading Spanish piano competitions ...more
    • Birthplace: Naples, Italy
    Bruno Canino (born 30 December 1935) is an Italian classical pianist, harpsichordist and composer.
  • Bruno Martino
    Dec. at 74 (1925-2000)
    • Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    Bruno Martino (11 November 1925 – 12 June 2000) was an Italian jazz composer, singer and pianist. Martino's early working life was spent in European radio and night club orchestras, later composing ...more