Best Pianists of All Time

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121 Wilhelm Kempff

The Greatest Pianist of the last 100 years!

One of the top ten 20th Century classical pianist. Go to You Tube and query his recording of the 3rd Movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, realize that he already had the tremors of Parkinsons Disease in this which was one of his last performances.

122 Carl Czerny

Most of us know him for his exercise books. But did you know he was considered one of the greatest pianist? He studied and worked with Beethoven. He had a student you might have heard of: Liszt. If you ever face a difficult time with your ability to play go back to his exercise books for the 4th and 5th finger, and his one for the left hand.

123 Stephen Devassy

He is from India. He holds the record for the highest scorer in piano 8th grade exam conducted by the Trinity College of Music, London. He achieved this milestone at the age of 17. He is one of the fastest pianist in the world. Check out in YouTube. He is amazing... !

124 Bill Evans
125 Ralph Sharon
126 Bence Peter

The World's Fastest Pianist according to the Guinness World Records

127 James Maslow James Maslow James David Maslow (born July 16, 1990) is an American actor, and singer, known for playing the role of James Diamond on Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush and is a member of the boy band with the same name. He also starred as Kevin Mohr on the Sony Crackle original series Sequestered. ...read more.
128 Sara Bareilles Sara Bareilles Sara Beth Bareilles is an American singer-songwriter. She achieved mainstream success in 2007 with the hit single "Love Song", which reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
129 Victoria Justice Victoria Justice Victoria Dawn Justice is an American actress and singer. She debuted as an actress at the age of ten and has since appeared in several films and television series including the Nickelodeon series, Zoey 101 and Victorious.
130 John Legend John Legend John Roger Stephens, better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor.
131 Ernesto Lecuona

Just lookup his work and YouTube videos. I really don't know who made this list. Lots of names have been put here just out of sympathy.

132 Vince Guaraldi
133 Mitsuko Uchida

Pure artistry. very difficult to compare one artist to another, all are unique, Rubenstein, Hess, Argerich...

134 Rafal Blechacz

Lots of hype about Rafal preceded my hearing him perform
Bach, Beethoven and Chopin two nights ago in San Francisco. Kissen and Ashkanazy WERE my #1 and #2. Rafal
Is now #1. Listen to him play, you may agree with me.

135 Llŷr Williams

His technique is astonishing!

136 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys . She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching ...read more.

Has anybody ever heard of Back to December or All too well? Come on!

137 Trent Reznor Trent Reznor Michael Trent Reznor, known professionally as Trent Reznor, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and film score composer. He is known for his intense music videos.
138 Nicolas Economou
139 Jim Brickman
140 Alexander Toradze
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