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List of famous arrangers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top arrangers in the world? This includes the most prominent arrangers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable arrangers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic arrangers 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 arrangers.

List people range from Prince to Ray Charles.

From reputable, prominent, and well known arrangers to the lesser known arrangers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the arranger field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous arrangers ever?" and "What are the names of famous arrangers?" then you're in the right place. (959 items)
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal ...more
Florence Welch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Florence Leontine Mary Welch is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. She is best known as the lead vocalist of the indie rock band Florence + the Machine. The band's debut album, Lungs, ...more
David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the ...more
Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, jazz and reggae. Winehouse's 2003 ...more
Adele is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, MBE is a British singer and songwriter. Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006. In 2007, she received ...more
Lenny Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor and arranger, whose "retro" style incorporates elements of ...more
Prince is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Prince Roger Nelson, known by his mononym Prince, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. A major figure in popular music for over three decades, Prince is renowned ...more
Quincy Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, musician, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company ...more
Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. is an American singer, musician and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. Connick is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the ...more
Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Ray Charles Robinson, professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician and composer, who is sometimes referred to as "The Genius". He pioneered the ...more
Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys.
Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Paul Frederic Simon is an American musician, actor and singer-songwriter. Simon's fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with ...more
Kara DioGuardi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Kara Elizabeth DioGuardi is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, music publisher, A&R executive, composer and TV personality. She writes music primarily in the pop rock genre. ...more
Donnie Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Donald Edmond "Donnie" Wahlberg, Jr. is an American singer, actor, and film producer. He is a founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block. Outside of music, Wahlberg has had ...more
A. R. Rahman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Allah-Rakha Rahman is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist. Described as the world's most prominent and prolific film composer by Time, Rahman's ...more
Steven Van Zandt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Steven Van Zandt is an American musician, songwriter, arranger, record producer, actor, and radio disc jockey, who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve. He is a member ...more
Michael Blakey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Michael Blakey is a record producer, composer, musician, arranger, songwriter and artist manager. Blakey has either produced musical tracks or worked as a musician for a number of notable ...more
Randy Newman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant pop songs, and for film scores. Since ...more
Pete Townshend is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Peter Dennis Blandford "Pete" Townshend is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, known principally as the guitarist and songwriter for the rock group the ...more
Isaac Hayes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and producer. Hayes was one of the creative forces behind the southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served both as an ...more
Josh Dolgin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Josh Dolgin, better known by his stage name Socalled, is a Canadian rapper and record producer, known for his eclectic mix of hip hop, klezmer, and other styles such as drum & bass and folk ...more
Ennio Morricone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Ennio Morricone, Grand Officer OMRI is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor and former trumpet player, who has written music for more than 500 motion pictures and television series, as ...more
Rain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Jung Ji-Hoon, better known by his stage name Rain, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer. Rain's musical career includes seven albums, 28 singles and numerous concert ...more
Henry Mancini is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores. Often cited as one of the greatest composers ...more
Dusty Springfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Arrangers
Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien OBE, known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s. ...more