Top 20 Composer celebrities in England

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Composer celebrities [Updated March 28, 2023].

1. Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber net worth 2020
Andrew Lloyd Webber was born on March 22, 1948 in London, England.
He was knighted in 1992 and honored with a peerage by Queen Elizabeth II as recognition for his contributions to music.

Net Worth 2020: $1.2 Billion

2. Tony Banks

Tony Banks net worth 2020
Tony Banks was born on March 27, 1950 in England.
He released his eighth solo studio album "Six Pieces for Orchestra" in 2012.

Net Worth 2020: $60 Million

3. Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield net worth 2020
Mike Oldfield was born on May 15, 1953 in England.

Net Worth 2020: $45 Million

4. Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson net worth 2020
Keith Emerson was born on November 2, 1944 in England.
He was known for incorporating a Moog synthesizer into his music, and became the first artist to go on tour with one.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

5. Django Bates

Django Bates net worth 2020
Django Bates was born on October 2, 1960 in England.
He founded Delightful Precipice, a 19-piece jazz orchestra, in 1991.

6. Delia Derbyshire

Delia Derbyshire net worth 2020
Delia Derbyshire was born on May 5, 1937 in England.
She worked with Sonic Boom as advisor and co-producer of the EAR LPs Vibrations and Continuum in 2000 and 2001.

7. Simon Rattle

Simon Rattle net worth 2020
Simon Rattle was born on January 19, 1955 in England.
He was inducted into the Gramophone Hall of Fame in 2012.

Salary 2020: €1 million per year

8. John McCabe

John McCabe net worth 2020
John McCabe was born on April 21, 1939 in England.
Perhaps most famous for his concerti, he wrote four such compositions for piano and numerous others for violin, viola, harpsichord, clarinet, oboe, flute, and trumpet.

Salary 2020: $ 519,302

9. Jon Lord

Jon Lord net worth 2020
Jon Lord was born on June 9, 1941 in England.
He played piano on George Harrison's album Brainwashed in 2002.

10. John Powell

John Powell net worth 2020
John Powell was born on September 18, 1963 in England.
He composed or co-composed the scores for "Shrek" from 2001, "Happy Feet" from 2006, and "Rio" from 2011.

11. Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst net worth 2020
Gustav Holst was born on September 21, 1874 in England.
He was a lifelong friend of fellow English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.

12. Ernest Tomlinson

Ernest Tomlinson net worth 2020
Ernest Tomlinson was born on September 19, 1924 in Lancashire, England.

Composer from Lancashire known for his work in the classical music subgenre known as 'light music'. He won Ivor Novello Awards in 1970 and 1975.

He created The Library of Light Orchestral Music after it was revealed that the BBC was removing light music from their archives in 1948.

13. Erik Satie

Erik Satie net worth 2020
Erik Satie was born on May 17, 1866 in England.
He described himself as a gymnopedist and a phonometrician, the latter in lieu of being called a musician.

14. Clint Mansell

Clint Mansell net worth 2020
Clint Mansell was born on January 7, 1963 in England.

Influential artist in classical and electronic music. He was a frequent collaborator with director Darren Aronofsky, working with him on such films as 'Black Swan' from 2010 and 'Noah' from 2014.

His original score for 2006's "The Fountain" was nominated for a Golden Globe.

15. Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten net worth 2020
Benjamin Britten was born on November 22, 1913 in England.
His opera "Peter Grimes" debuted in June 1945 to great commercial and critical success, equaling, if not exceeding, "La bohème" and "Madama Butterfly's" financial and popular success.

16. Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Sullivan net worth 2020
Arthur Sullivan was born on May 13, 1842 in England.
His first opera with W.S. Gilbert was "Thespis" from 1871, followed by "Trial by Jury" from 1875. Their collaborations were so popular and profitable that the Savoy Theatre was built in 1881 specifically to stage them, leading their works to be known as the Savoy operas.

17. Michael Nyman

Michael Nyman net worth 2020
Michael Nyman was born on March 23, 1944 in England.

18. Paul Hardcastle

Paul Hardcastle net worth 2020
Paul Hardcastle was born on December 10, 1957 in England.
His music dominated the Jazz Charts. In fact, his song "Touch and Go," a collaboration with his son, became his 10th No. 1 song on the chart.

19. Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams net worth 2020
Ralph Vaughan Williams was born on October 12, 1872 in England.
His first great public successes came with "Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis," "A Sea Symphony," and "A London Symphony" from 1914.

20. Troy Donockley

Troy Donockley net worth 2020
Troy Donockley was born on May 30, 1964 in England.
He has contributed music to soundtracks for major films like Ridley Scott's Robin Hood.