Top 20 Pianist celebrities in Canada

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Pianist celebrities [Updated May 11, 2021].

1. Diana Krall

Diana Krall net worth 2020
Diana Krall was born on November 16, 1964 in Canada.
She was asked to perform at famed astronaut Neil Armstrong's Washington, D.C., memorial service in 2012, where she sang Fly Me to the Moon, appropriately enough.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

2. Kevin Hearn

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Kevin Hearn was born on July 3, 1969 in Grimsby, Canada.
He helped the Barenaked Ladies release four consecutive top 10 albums from 1998 to 2006.

Net Worth 2020: $7 Million

3. Don Thompson

Don Thompson net worth 2020
Don Thompson was born on January 18, 1940 in Canada.
He served as the artist in residence at London's Royal Academy of Music in 1996.

Salary 2020: $13.75 million

4. Glenn Gould

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Glenn Gould was born on September 25, 1932 in Toronto, Canada.

Classical pianist from Canada who won international acclaim, especially for his mastery of Johann Sebastian Bach's keyboard music.

He often hummed as he played the piano, a habit that gave numerous headaches to recording engineers at studio sessions.

5. Gil Evans

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Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912 in Canada.
He was an arranger for the Claude Thornhill Orchestra from 1941 until 1948.

6. Louis Lortie

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Louis Lortie was born on April 27, 1959 in Canada.
His country honored him with an Officer of the Order of Canada title. He was also appointed Knight of the National Order of Quebec.

7. Paul Bley

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Paul Bley was born on November 10, 1932 in Canada.
He and Sonny Rollins toured and recorded together, eventually producing an album in collaboration with Coleman Hawkins titled Sonny Meets Hawk! in 1963.

8. Jan Lisiecki

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Jan Lisiecki was born on March 23, 1995 in Canada.
He played on stage with such notables as Yo-Yo Ma, Pinchas Zukerman, James Ehnes, and Emanuel Ax.

9. Anastasia Rizikov

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Anastasia Rizikov was born on December 8, 1998 in Canada.
She made her orchestral debut with the National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine at the stunning age of seven.

10. Tony Ann

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Tony Ann was born on January 23, 1994 in Canada.
He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston as a contemporary writing and production student. He previously attended the Cleveland Institute of Music. He and a fellow Berklee student named Matt Underwood formed an electro-pop duo called The Swoons.

11. Janina Fialkowska

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Janina Fialkowska was born on May 7, 1951 in Montreal, Canada.
She founded the not-for-profit Piano Six, an organization whose mission was to ensure classical music continued to have a presence in small Canadian communities.

12. David Braid

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David Braid was born on March 25, 1975 in Hamilton, Canada.
He was dubbed SOCAN Composer of the Year by the 2007 National Jazz Awards for his compositional work with the David Braid Sextet.

13. Christopher Seligman

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Christopher Seligman was born on September 26, 1971 in Toronto, Canada.

14. Brian Browne

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Brian Browne was born on March 16, 1937 in Canada.
He was a fixture on CBC Radio, appearing on Adventures in Rhythm, The Browne Beat, Nightcap, Jazz Canada, and other programs.

15. Andy Creeggan

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Andy Creeggan was born on July 4, 1971 in Canada.
In addition to the piano and keyboard, he performed on the guitar and the conga drums.

16. Marc-Andre Hamelin

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Marc-Andre Hamelin was born on September 5, 1961 in Canada.

Virtuoso who specialized in obscure late 19th- and early 20th-century composers like Leo Ornstein and Georgy Catoire.

He composed a series of piano études that covered all of the minor keys.

17. Marnie Laird

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Marnie Laird was born on June 7, 1983 in Canada.

Classically trained pianist who has enjoyed a career as a collaborative pianist, chamber musician, soloist and orchestral player. She is best known for her collaborations with her husband Patrick Laird, a cellist, as a group called Brooklyn Duo. Together, they compose covers of top pop artists songs as seen on their popular YouTube channel.

She completed a 3-year fellowship in the role of principal pianist for New World Symphony in Miami. She received a Master's degree in collaborative piano from The Juilliard School and a Master's in solo piano from The University of British Columbia.

18. Oscar Peterson

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Oscar Peterson was born on August 15, 1925 in Montreal, Canada.
He caused controversy in his time by forming trios that were racially integrated. His album, Oscar Peterson at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival, from 1956 was considered a highlight of his career.

19. Kerri MacLellan

Kerri MacLellan was born on September 20, 1986 in Canada.
She performed at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival with Alvvays.

20. Harmony Zhu

Harmony Zhu was born on November 17, 2005 in Canada.
She has won trophies in chess tournaments.