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List of Famous Performers

Updated June 14, 2019 18.9k views276 items

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

Items on this list include Bette Midler and Townes Van Zandt.

From reputable, prominent, and well known performers to the lesser known performers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the performer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous performers ever?" and "What are the names of famous performers?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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