Top Ten Musicians Who Aren't from the United States or England
We know rock and most other famous music came from America (US) and England.But there are some great other countries which helped to create music .These are some of the musicians of those countries. And if someone confuses between UK and England then I say to him that England is a country of UK. UK is made up of four countries - England,Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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The Top Ten
1Ludwig van Beethoven (Germany)Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, ...read more.
2Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austria)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.
3Freddie Mercury (Tanzania)Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave ...read more.
He became famous in England but he was born in Tanzania,a country of Africa, - zxm
4Neil Peart (Canada)Neil Ellwood Peart (born September 12, 1952 in Hamilton, Canada) is a Canadian-American musician and author, best known as the drummer and primary lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart has received numerous awards for his musical performances.
I live one town over from where this legendary man was born and raised. What an honor. - BKAllmighty
5Luciano Pavarotti (Italy)Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.
6Hansi Kürsch (Germany)Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records ...read more.
7Mikael Åkerfeldt (Sweden)Lars Mikael Åkerfeldt is a Swedish musician, prominently known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of progressive death metal band Opeth, as well as being the former vocalist of death metal supergroup Bloodbath for three albums up until 2012. ...read more.
I though about adding him,pretty soon I was gonna add him. - zxm
8Bon Scott (Scotland)Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. He was born in Forfar and lived in Kirriemuir, Scotland, for 5 years before moving to Melbourne, Australia, ...read more.
9Bryan Adams (Canada)Bryan Guy Adams is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.
10Geddy Lee (Canada)Geddy Lee Weinrib, known professionally as Geddy Lee, is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the Canadian rock group Rush.
11Jeff Waters (Canada)Jeff Waters (born February 13, 1966) is a Canadian metal musician and founder of the metal band Annihilator. He's best known as the guitarist for Annihilator, appreciated for his fast riffs and solos. Waters is also the primary songwriter in the band. Very often he has taken on the role of lead singer, ...read more.
Brilliant guitarist and songwriter - some of the best riffs and solos I have ever heard. - Metal_Treasure
12Angus Young (Scotland)Angus McKinnon Young is an Australian guitarist of Scottish origin, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and sole constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. When performing live he does his own version of Chuck Berry's "duck walk" and has also spun on his side while ...read more.
13Gary Moore (Ireland)Robert William Gary Moore was a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a singer, songwriter, and virtuoso rock and blues guitarist.
I didn't know Gary Moore was from Ireland.Anyway thanks for adding him. - zxm
14Bono (Ireland)Paul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. His original nickname was Bono Vox which means "big voice".
U2's early years were incredible. They had three terrific albums chalk full of top-notch music. Too bad they were hit miss after 'The Unforgettable Fire'. - BKAllmighty
15Celine Dion (Canada)Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer and businesswoman. She is best known for her song "My Heart Will Go On", which is the main theme of the 1997 film Titanic, which was the first film to gross $1 billion at the box office.
This list excludes musicians from the UK or North America, so she shouldn’t be on here. - JoeBoi
16Yoshiki Hayashi (Japan)Yoshiki Hayashi is a Japanese musician, songwriter, composer and record producer. Better known by his stage name Yoshiki, he is best known as the leader and a co-founder of the heavy metal band X Japan, for which he is the drummer, pianist and main songwriter. The band achieved breakthrough success ...read more.
17Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russia)
18Björn Ulvaeus (Sweden)
19Agnetha Fältskog (Sweden)
20Kai Hansen (Germany)Kai Michael Hansen is a heavy metal guitarist and vocalist. Hansen is the founder, lead guitarist, and vocalist of power metal band Gamma Ray. He is also the co-founder and former member of German metal band Helloween.
21Placido Domingo (Spain)José Plácido Domingo Embil, known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.
22Boris Christoff (Bulgaria)Boris Christoff was a Bulgarian opera singer, widely considered to have been one of the greatest basses of the 20th century.
23Jose Carreras (Spain)Josep Maria Carreras i Coll, better known as José Carreras, is a Spanish tenor from Catalonia who is particularly known for his performances in the operas of Verdi and Puccini.
24Enrico Caruso (Italy)Enrico Caruso was an Italian operatic tenor. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and the Americas, appearing in a wide variety of roles from the Italian and French repertoires that ranged from the lyric to the dramatic.
25Gus G (Greece)Konstantinos Karamitroudis also known as Gus G, born September 12, 1980 in Greece is a heavy metal guitarist. He currently plays with his band Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne
26George Kollias (Greece)Georgios "George" Kollias is a Greek heavy metal drummer and music teacher best known for his work with American technical death metal band Nile.
27Andrew Stockdale (Australia)Andrew James Stockdale is an Australian rock musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, lead guitarist and only mainstay member of the rock band Wolfmother, which formed in 2000. In 2007, alongside his Wolfmother bandmates, he won 'Songwriter of the Year' at the APRA Awards.
28J Cole (Germany)
29Terrance and Phillip (Canada)
30Andrea Bocelli (Italy)Andrea Bocelli is an Italian classical crossover tenor, recording artist, and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became permanently blind at the age of 12 following a football accident.
31David Foster (Canada)David Walter Foster is a Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger, who has won 16 Grammys.V 1 Comment
32Jean-Luc Ponty (France)
33Peter Tagtgren (Sweden)Alf Peter Tägtgren is a Swedish musician, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is the founder, main songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the death metal band Hypocrisy as well as the industrial metal band PAIN in which he is the only member.
34King Diamond (Denmark)Kim Bendix Petersen, better known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish heavy metal musician. He is known for his extensive vocal range, usually sung in falsetto. King Diamond was originally known as the vocalist for Mercyful Fate, but has become notorious for his horror themed Concept albums ...read more.
35Tobias Sammet (Germany)Tobias Sammet is a German metal musician, best known as the vocalist and primary songwriter of the power metal band Edguy, as well as the founder, main singer and bassist of the metal opera Avantasia.
36James LaBrie (Canada)Kevin James LaBrie is a Canadian vocalist and songwriter, who is best known as the lead singer of the American progressive metal band Dream Theater.
37Johann Sebastian Bach (Germany)Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations as well as for vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor.