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

The list you're viewing is made up of American piano players like Stevie Wonder and Billy Joel.

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

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Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Pianists from the United States
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Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American actress, singer, and songwriter who made her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends. In 2008, Lovato rose to prominence in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and signed a recording contract with Hollywood Records. She released her debut ...more

Age: 24

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, TV Personality, Dancer

Credits: The X Factor, Frozen, Princess Protection Program, Camp Rock

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Jamie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Pianists from the United States
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Eric Marlon Bishop, known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, comedian, writer, and producer. As an actor, his work in the 2004 Ray Charles biographical film Ray earned him the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Terrell, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Pianist, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Django Unchained, Collateral, Ray, Law Abiding Citizen

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Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Pianists from the United States
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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 ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Silver Linings Playbook, Die Hard, I Am Legend, I, Robot

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Nick Jonas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Pianists from the United States
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Nicholas Jerry "Nick" Jonas is an American singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as one of the Jonas Brothers, a pop rock band he formed with his brothers Kevin and Joe. The Jonas Brothers originally started as an attempted solo singing career for Nick Jonas, but the record producer liked the ...more

Age: 24

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert

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