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.
Please vote for your favorite musician if you like this list .And if you have something to say then please comment.
The Top Ten
1 Ludwig 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.
2 Wolfgang 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.
3 Freddie Mercury (Tanzania)
Freddie Mercury (5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Tanzanian-born British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Before he became a singer ...read more.
He became famous in England but he was born in Tanzania,a country of Africa, - zxm
4 Neil Peart (Canada)
Neil Ellwood Peart, OC (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
5 Luciano 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.
6 Bon 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.
7 Hansi 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.
8 Geddy 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.
9 Bryan Adams (Canada)
10 Angus 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.
11 Mikael 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
12 Jeff 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
13 Bono (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
14 Gary 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
15 Yoshiki 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.
16 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russia)
17 Björn Ulvaeus (Sweden)
18 Agnetha Fältskog (Sweden)
19 Kai Hansen (Germany)
20 Placido Domingo (Spain)
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