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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Royal Academy of Music and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Royal Academy of Music, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Royal Academy of Music include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Royal Academy of Music alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Royal Academy of Music are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Royal Academy of Music.

This list is made up of a variety of graduates, including Elton John and Annie Lennox.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal Academy of Music?” and “Which celebrities are Royal Academy of Music alumni?”

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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Record producer, Pianist, Television producer
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 ...more

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Evelyn Glennie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Film Score Composer, Musician, Percussionist
Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie, DBE is a Scottish virtuoso percussionist. She is announced as one of the two laureates for the Polar Music Prize of 2015.

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Arthur Fiedler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Conductor
Arthur Fiedler was a long-time conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, a symphony orchestra that specializes in popular and light classical music. With a combination of musicianship and ...more

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Dee Palmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Composer, Keyboard player
Dee Palmer is an English composer, arranger, and keyboardist best known for having been a member of the progressive rock group Jethro Tull from 1977 to 1980.

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E. Power Biggs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Harpsichordist, Organist
Edward George Power Biggs, professionally known as E. Power Biggs, was a British-born American concert organist and recording artist.

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Karl Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Oboist, Composer
Karl William Pamp Jenkins, CBE is a Welsh musician and composer known for "Adiemus", The Armed Man and his Requiem.

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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor
Annie Lennox, OBE, born Ann Lennox, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band The ...more

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Vanraj Bhatia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Film Score Composer
Vanraj Bhatia is an Indian music composer, who is best known for providing music for most of Shyam Benegal's films, and for his private albums with Music Today. Although he gave good music to ...more

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Michael Nyman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Film Score Composer, Pianist, Librettist
Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores, and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane ...more

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Myleene Klass is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Fashion designer, Musician, Model
Myleene Angela Klass is an English singer, pianist, media figure and model, best known as a member of the now defunct pop band Hear'Say. They released two studio albums and four singles, the ...more

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Simon Rattle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Conductor
Sir Simon Denis Rattle, OM CBE, is an English conductor. He rose to international prominence during the 1980s and 1990s, while Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He has ...more

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Rebecca Clarke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Composer, Violist
Rebecca Clarke was an English classical composer and violist best known for her chamber music featuring the viola. She was born in Harrow and studied at the Royal Academy of Music and Royal ...more

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Richard Hickox is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Conductor, Music Director
Richard Sidney Hickox CBE was an English conductor of choral, orchestral and operatic music.

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Winifred Atwell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Pharmacist, Jazz Pianist
Una Winifred Atwell was a Trinidadian pianist who enjoyed great popularity in Britain and Australia from the 1950s with a series of boogie-woogie and ragtime hits, selling over 20 million ...more

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Nicky Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Session musician, Keyboard player
Nicholas Christian "Nicky" Hopkins was an English pianist and organist. Hopkins recorded and performed on many notable British and American pop and rock music releases from the 1960s ...more

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Trevor Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer
Trevor Alfred Charles Jones is a South African orchestral film score composer. Although not especially well known outside the film world, he has composed for numerous films and his music has ...more

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Lesley Garrett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer
Lesley Garrett CBE is an English soprano singer, musician, broadcaster and media personality. She is noted for being at home in opera and "crossover music".

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Oksana Grigorieva is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Countess Oksana Grigorieva is a European singer-songwriter and pianist. She studied music in Moscow and completed conservatoire studies in Kazan, before moving to London. After studying music at ...more

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Eric Coates is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Composer, Violist
Eric Coates was an English composer of light music and a viola player.

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Felicity Lott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Singer
Dame Felicity Ann Emwhyla Lott, DBE, FRAM, FRCM is an English soprano.

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Charles Steggall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Composer
Charles H. Steggall was an English hymn writer and composer.

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Steve Race is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Pianist, Radio personality, Composer
Stephen Russell Race OBE was a British composer, pianist and radio and television presenter.

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David Robertson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Conductor, Music Director
David Eric Robertson is an American conductor. He is currently music director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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Ray Noble is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Bandleader, Actor, Composer
Ray Noble was an English bandleader, composer, arranger, radio comedian, and actor. Noble wrote both lyrics and music for many popular songs during the British dance band era known as the ...more

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Alexander Mackenzie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Royal Academy Of Music Alumni
Alexander Mackenzie
Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie KCVO was a Scottish composer, conductor and teacher best known for his oratorios, violin and piano pieces, Scottish folk music and works for the stage. Mackenzie ...more