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Twin Musicians

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A list of twin musicians, with photos! This list includes both fraternal and identical twins. Only 2% of the world's population are twins, and only 0.2% are identical twins. Why have a singleton when you can double the kids for double the fun? Twin singers are extra rare, but there are many twins music groups and bands with twins to learn about here.

To this day, twins are considered exotic. Couples trying for their first child often muse that fraternal twins (one boy, one girl) would be ideal. In scientific terms, identical twins are known as "monozygotic" and fraternal twins as "dizygotic". While twins may be unusual, some researchers suggest that as many as 1 in 8 pregnancies begin as twins, however, only one fetus is brought to full term as the other disintegrates. This is known as "Vanishing Twin Syndrome." There is also such a thing as semi-identical twins in which the twins inherit identical genes from their mother, but different genes from their father.

This list includes all types of twins, male and female, and they have all done something notable in the world of music.
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    Alex Cline (born January 4, 1956) is an American jazz drummer....  more
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    Nels Cline

    Noise, Jazz fusion
    Nels Courtney Cline (born January 4, 1956) is an American guitarist and composer. He has been...  more
  • 3

    Kelley Deal

    Alternative rock
    Kelley Jeannine Deal (born June 10, 1961) is an American musician. She has been lead guitarist...  more
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    Kim Deal

    Rock music, Alternative rock
    Kimberley Ann Deal (born June 10, 1961) is an American singer-songwriter. She rose to...  more

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    Aaron Brooking Dessner (born April 23, 1976) is an American songwriter, multi-instrumentalist...  more
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    Bryce Dessner

    Film score
    Bryce David Dessner (born April 23, 1976) is an American composer and guitarist based in...  more
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    Robin Gibb

    Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul
    Robin Hugh Gibb (22 December 1949 – 20 May 2012) was a British singer, songwriter and record...  more

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    Maurice Gibb

    Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock
    Maurice Ernest Gibb (; 22 December 1949 – 12 January 2003) was a British musician, singer,...  more

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    Matthew Weston Goss (born 29 September 1968) is an English singer-songwriter and musician,...  more
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    Luke Damon Goss (born 29 September 1968) is an English actor, and drummer of the 1980s band...  more
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    Ryan Jarman

    Power pop, Punk rock
    Ryan James Jarman (born 20 October 1980 in Wakefield, United Kingdom) is the guitarist and...  more
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    Gary Jarman

    Power pop, Punk rock
    Gary John Jarman is a British multi-instrumentalist, best known for being bassist and singer...  more
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    Benjamin Burwell Johnston Jr. (March 15, 1926 – July 21, 2019) was an American contemporary...  more
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    James Johnstone

    Rock music, New Prog
    James Robert Johnston (born 25 April 1980) is a bassist, vocalist, and songwriter, best known...  more
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    Bill Kaulitz

    Pop punk, Synthpop
    Bill Kaulitz (born September 1, 1989), also known mononymously as Billy (stylized as BILLY)...  more
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    Tom Kaulitz

    Pop punk, Synthpop
    Tokio Hotel is a German pop rock band, founded in 2001 by singer Bill Kaulitz, guitarist Tom...  more
  • 17

    Nathan Leone

    Pop punk, Post-grunge
    Nathan Daniel Leone ( lee-OHN-ee) is a songwriter and the lead singer of rock band Madina...  more
  • 18

    Matthew Leone

    Pop punk, Post-grunge
    Matthew Jon Leone ( lee-OHN-ee) is the bassist of rock band Madina Lake. He was born on May...  more
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    Benji Madden

    Pop punk, Ska punk
    Benjamin Levi Madden (né Combs; born March 11, 1979) is an American guitarist, vocalist,...  more

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    Joel Madden

    Pop punk, Alternative hip hop
    Joel Rueben Madden (né Combs; March 11, 1979) is the lead vocalist for the American pop punk...  more
  • 21

    Wendy Melvoin

    New Wave, Pop music
    Wendy Ann Melvoin (born January 26, 1964) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter, best...  more
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    Susannah Melvoin (born January 26, 1964) is an American vocalist and songwriter, best known...  more
  • 23

    Gunnar Nelson

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music
    Gunnar Nelson may refer to: Gunnar Nelson (musician), an American musician, singer, and...  more
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    Matthew Nelson

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music
    Nelson is an American rock band founded by singer/songwriters Matthew and Gunnar Nelson (twin...  more
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    Charles Panozzo