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With 2,662 biographies, Musicians are the 7th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Writers, Singers, and Athletes.

Pantheon has 2,891 people classified as musicians born between 1 and 2012. Of these 2,891, 1,839 (63.61%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living musicians include Bob Dylan, Elton John, and Paul McCartney. The most famous deceased musicians include Freddie Mercury, Bob Marley, and Michael Jackson. As of April 2022, 230 new musicians have been added to Pantheon including Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia, Verivery, and Alexander Gradsky.

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Newly Added Musicians (2022)

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Most musicians were born in United States (1239), United Kingdom (486), and Germany (114). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (79), Los Angeles (55), and London (50).The most common death places of musicians were United States (552), United Kingdom (98), and France (64). By city, these were New York City (85), Los Angeles (67), and London (50).

The earliest biographies classified as musicians in Pantheon are Amir Khusrow, Arnaut Daniel, and Thomas Bangalter.  The concentration of musicians was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier musicians are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Musicians were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Musicians since 1700.

Musicians are found within the Arts domain which also includes Actors, Singers, Film Directors, Painters, and Composers.