Best Pianists of All Time

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41 John Ogdon
42 Evgeny Kissin

The greatest pianist ever to come out of Russia. His technique is phenomenal, his sound is unique. I love rock and roll, but Elton and Billy couldn't TOUCH this man's ability. Mad props to anyone that actually has a famous pianist on the list.

Kissin was a child prodigy who - so to speak - directed a whole famous Moscow orchestra at age 12 during several Chopin concerts. Never seen a child prodigy like him.

The guy is just flawless:) he is my personal favourite and I think he should rank top

He is the current king of the piano!

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43 Matthew Bellamy Matthew Bellamy Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and compose most famous for being the main vocalist in alternative rock band Muse.

Ultimately Brilliant. One of the greatest pianists alive.
Muse's driving force. Impeccable Pianist.
Flawless.. And heart-warming..
Songs Like "Explorers", "United states of eurasia", And "Starlight".
Matthew bellamy is a gifted pianist.
Incompatible with any other Rock artist who plays such exqusite piano.
Great. A legendary Pianist.
5 star to him.

44 Luigi Saracino
45 Stephen Hough
46 Shura Cherkassky
47 Valentina Lisitsa V 3 Comments
48 Jiří Malásek

Definitelly, Jiri Malasek was an inspirational pianist to me, when I was growing up in former Czechoslovakia. (Luke Doubravsky - pianist)

49 Ludovico Einaudi V 3 Comments
50 Rudolph Serkin

One of the master pianists of all time. He belongs in the top 10.

51 Chris Martin Chris Martin
52 Hiromi Uehara

Just listen to her once.. I m sure you'll fall in love with her.. She is the most talented jazz pianist I've ever heard

53 Jorge Bolet
54 Yundi Li
55 Richard Wright Richard Wright Richard William "Rick" Wright was an English musician, composer, singer and songwriter. He was the main keyboardist and a backup vocalist for the psychedelic and progressive English rock band, Pink Floyd .

He is a great pianist mostly known for his career in Pink Floyd one of the greatest rock bands of all time.

Hmm,69? he deserves better.he played other instruments more than piano but he also played piano greatly - zxm

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56 Benny Andersson
57 Idil Biret
58 Bruce Hornsby

How is Bruce not top 10? Uneducated, and deprived listeners. It's because no one on this list gives him a serious listen. I have heard a select and limited few ever in the world that can perform two hand independent "maestrosity" that Bruce can. And the fact that he can transcend and play classical, modern composers, jazz, bluegrass with Ricky Scaggs when many ridiculed a piano with bluegrass...and the sheer diversity of ear and take it out virtuosity...most of you know only the classical masters here. Most of you are missing a master of many genres on the greatest instrument ever, shame on all of you and get your head out of your butt.

If Bruce Hornsby isn't in the All Time Top 10, then he's got to be Top 10 in the modern era. The man is talented to a fault and can play anything and any genre of music flawlessly. I've been a big fan since his first album.

59 Rick Wakeman Rick Wakeman Richard Christopher "Rick" Wakeman is an English keyboardist, songwriter, television and radio presenter, and author.
60 Krystian Zimerman
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