7 Most Influential Musicians in the World

1. Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Beethoven was a German composer who compose interesting and dramatic music. His musics considered very intriguing and original. He continues to write a song composition even after he became deaf.

2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart showed his talent in music when he was a child. He can compose a symphony with several randomly chosen tone from the piano keys. In his short life, he has written more than 600 musical compositions, including 41 Symphony and operas including The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro. Mozart wrote his first symphony when he was just 8 years old.

3. Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970)

Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix was a musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist and leader of American culture. He is often referred as one of the most influential electric guitarist in rock history. He can play the guitar with his right or left hand. Jimi is also the inventor of WAH guitar effects pedals.

4. Ravi Shankar (1920 - present)

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar is an Indian composer known for his skills playing a sitar. His music was admired by the Beatles and Yehudi Menuhin. He was a disciple of Allauddin Khan (founder of the school of Indian classical music, Maihar Gharana), Pandit Ravi Shankar is an Indian instrumentalist known for his pioneering that brings the power and charm of the Indian classical music tradition to the Western world, His musical career spans more than six decades and Shankar recently held the Guinness record for the longest international career.

5. Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999)

Yehudi Menuhin

Yehudi Menuhin became known as a talented violinist at an early age. He demonstrated his first violin concert in public at the age of 7 years. He also led the orchestra and conducting music festivals. In 1963, he founded a music school in the UK for gifted children. Born in New York, USA, he moved to England in 1959 and remained there until the end.

6. George Gershwin (1898-1937)

George Gershwin

George Gershwin is an American classic style blends jazz and blues with America. He wrote Rhapsody in Blue and the opera Porgy and Bess

7. Heitor Villa Lobos (1887-1959)

Heitor Villa Lobos

Heitor Villa Lobos is a classical music composer who uses the melody and rhythm of Brazil with African influences to create a beautiful new style of music. He was one of the great composers of America Latin.