With 2,258 biographies, Musicians are the 6th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Actors, Writers, and Singers.

Pantheon has 2,264 people classified as musicians born between 1 and 2012. Of these 2,264, 1,523 (67.27%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living musicians include Bob Dylan, Madonna, and Paul McCartney. The most famous deceased musicians include Bob Marley, Freddie Mercury, and Franz Liszt.

Living Musicians

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Deceased Musicians

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Most musicians were born in United States (897), United Kingdom (349), and Germany (82). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (76), London (65), and Los Angeles (44).The most common death places of musicians were United States (342), United Kingdom (55), and France (47). By city, these were New York City (73), Los Angeles (56), and London (33).

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.