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

Items here include everything from Rodolphe Kreutzer to Wanda Landowska.

From reputable, prominent, and well known music pedagogues to the lesser known music pedagogues of today, these are some of the best professionals in the music pedagogue field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous music pedagogues ever?" and "What are the names of famous music pedagogues?" then you're in the right place. (96 items)
Luciano Berio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Music Pedagogues
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Luciano Berio, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian composer. He is noted for his experimental work and also for his pioneering work in electronic music. ...more

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Arnold Schoenberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Music Pedagogues
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Arnold Schoenberg or Schönberg was an Austrian composer and painter, associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. With the rise of the Nazi Party, by 1938 Schoenberg's works were labelled as degenerate music because he was Jewish; he moved to the United States in 1934. Schoenberg's approach, both in terms of harmony and development, has been one of the most influential of 20th-century musical thought. Many European and American composers from at least three generations have consciously extended his thinking, whereas others have passionately reacted against it. Schoenberg was known early in his career for simultaneously ...more

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Yo-Yo Ma is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Music Pedagogues
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Yo-Yo Ma is a French-born Chinese American cellist. Born in Paris, he spent his schooling years in New York City and was a child prodigy, performing from the age of five. He graduated from Juilliard School and Harvard University and has enjoyed a prolific career as both a soloist performing with orchestras around the world and a recording artist. His 90+ albums have received 18 Grammy Awards. In addition to recordings of the standard classical repertoire, he has recorded a wide variety of folk music such as American bluegrass music, traditional Chinese melodies, the tangos of Argentinian composer Ástor Piazzolla, and Brazilian music. He also collaborated with Grammy Award-winning jazz/reggae ...more

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Ottorino Respighi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Music Pedagogues
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Ottorino Respighi was an Italian composer, musicologist and conductor. He is best known for his orchestral music, particularly the three Roman tone poems: Fountains of Rome, Pines of Rome, and Roman Festivals. His musicological interest in 16th-, 17th- and 18th-century music led him to compose pieces based on the music of these periods. He also wrote a number of operas, the most famous of which is La fiamma. ...more

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