Bands/Musicians The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time  

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Who are the all time greatest harpsichordists? The harpsichord is a unique instrument and the world’s top musicians who specialize in it are hard to find. Since the harpsichord is not as common as other instruments, such as the guitar or piano, it is much more difficult to learn. It is technically considered part of the string family of instruments and has a very unique, appealing sound.
 
The musicians on this list are considered the greatest harpsichordists; they have paved the way for others who hope to learn the harpsichord and are masters of the instrument. This musicians on this list come from different time periods and different genres and the list has been ranked by the community's votes.
 
This list features the all time greatest harpsichordists including Tori Amos, Joanna Newsom, Keith Jarrett, and George Martin. Vote up the best harpsichordists in history below or add a musician who isn't already on the list.

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Trevor Pinnock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Trevor Pinnock Classical; contemporary

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Gustav Leonhardt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Gustav Leonhardt Classical; contemporary

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Scott Ross is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
VaniadeBie-vernet added Scott Ross

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Cosimo Damiano Lanza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
GianniCapriulo added Cosimo Damiano Lanza Classical - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosimo_Damiano_Lanza   

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Wanda Landowska is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Wanda Landowska Classical; contemporary

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Christophe Rousset is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Christophe Rousset Classical

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Kenneth Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Kenneth Gilbert Classical; contemporary; modern; smooth rock

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Tori Amos is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Tori Amos Piano rock, Dark cabaret, Electronic dance music

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Igor Kipnis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Igor Kipnis Classical; contemporary

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Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Alan Curtis Classical; contemporary

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Ralph Kirkpatrick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Ralph Kirkpatrick Classical; contemporary; folk; Indie

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Thurston Dart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Thurston Dart Classical

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Ton Koopman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Ton Koopman Classical; contemporary

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Keith Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Keith Jarrett Avant-garde jazz, Classical music, Smooth jazz

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Christopher Hogwood is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Christopher Hogwood Classical music

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12 7
Joanna Newsom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Joanna Newsom Folk music, Folk, Experimental music

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George Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
George Martin Pop music, Rock music, Classical music

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George Malcolm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
George Malcolm Classical

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Michael Borgstede is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Michael Borgstede Classical; contemporary; smooth rock

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Huguette Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Huguette Dreyfus Classical

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Sylvia Marlowe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Sylvia Marlowe Classical

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Robert Veyron-Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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Daniel Pinkham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Daniel Pinkham Classical

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Gary Cooper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Gary Cooper Classical

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Richard Egarr is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Richard Egarr Classical; contemporary

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Andreas Staier is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Andreas Staier Classical

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Jos van Immerseel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Jos van Immerseel Classical

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William Christie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
William Christie Classical; contemporary; folk

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Mitzi Meyerson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Mitzi Meyerson Classical; contemporary

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Eileen Joyce is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Eileen Joyce Classical; folk; Indie

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Johnny Guarneri is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
1503538756926 added Johnny Guarneri

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Mel Powell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
1503538756926 added Mel Powell Swing music, Classical music, Big band

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Lurch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
clash1977 added Lurch

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Rosalyn Tureck is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Rosalyn Tureck Classical

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Mahan Esfahani is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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Mario Raskin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Mario Raskin Classical

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4 3
Alan Cuckston is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Alan Cuckston Classical

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4 3
Alexander Frey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Alexander Frey Classical

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Malcolm Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Malcolm Hamilton Classical; contemporary

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Barbara Harbach is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Barbara Harbach Classical; contemporary

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4 3
Nicholas Kraemer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Nicholas Kraemer Classical

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Marcelle De Lacour is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Marcelle De Lacour Classical

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Dave Wright is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Dave Wright Classical; contemporary

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Elisabeth Chojnacka is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Elisabeth Chojnacka Classical

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Bradley Brookshire is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Bradley Brookshire Classical

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Jory Vinikour is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Jory Vinikour Classical

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Gavin Black is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Gavin Black Classical

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Charlotta Seuerling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Charlotta Seuerling Classical

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Martin Pearlman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Martin Pearlman Classical

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Anton Heiller is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Anton Heiller Classical