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List of famous accordionists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top accordionists in the world? This includes the most prominent accordionists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable accordionists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic accordionists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned accordionists.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known accordionists to the lesser known accordionists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the accordionist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous accordionists ever?" and "What are the names of famous accordionists?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
Loreena McKennitt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Accordionists
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Loreena Isabel Irene McKennitt, CM OM is a Canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern themes. McKennitt is known for her refined and clear dramatic soprano vocals. She has sold more than 14 million ...more

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Pauline Oliveros is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Accordionists
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Pauline Oliveros is an American composer and accordionist who is a central figure in the development of experimental and post-war electronic art music. She was a founding member of the San Francisco Tape Music Center in the 1960s, and served as its director. She has taught music at Mills College, ...more

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Francis Lai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Accordionists
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Francis Lai is a French accordionist, and composer noted for his film scores. While in his twenties, Francis Lai left home and went to Paris where he became part of the lively Montmartre music scene. In 1965 he met filmmaker Claude Lelouch and was hired to help write the score for the film A Man and ...more

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Lars Hollmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Accordionists
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Lars Gustav Gabriel Hollmer was a Swedish accordionist, keyboardist and composer whose work draws on influences ranging from Nordic folk tunes to progressive rock. He has been a member and/or founder of over half a dozen groups, most of whose work has been recorded at The Chickenhouse, his well ...more

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