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  • John Doe
    He is an American singer, songwriter, actor, poet and bass player who was the founder of the L.A. punk band X. His musical compositions and performances also include country and folk music. Doe perform...
  • Exene Cervenka
    She is an American writer, musician and artist, most famous as the co-lead vocalist of the Los Angeles punk rock band X. Her surnames are pronounced cher-VEN-kah and cher-VEN-kaw-vah. Born as Christi...
  • Lyle R. "Skitch" Henderson (1918 - 2005)
    Lyle Russel “Skitch” Henderson (January 27, 1918 – November 1, 2005) was a pianist, conductor, and composer. His nickname ("Skitch") reportedly derived from his ability to quickl...
  • Rachel Bloom
    Rachel Leah Bloom (born April 3, 1987) is an American actress, comedian and writer, best known for creating, writing and playing the lead role of Rebecca Bunch in The CW comedy-drama series Crazy Ex-Gi...
  • Harry Chapin (1942 - 1981)
    Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter best known in particular for his folk rock songs including "Taxi", "W*O*L*D", and the number-one hit "Ca...

For musicians of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people.

American musicians are people from the United States who perform or compose music as a profession.

The music of the United States reflects the country's multi-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. Among the country's most internationally-renowned genres are hip hop, blues, country, rhythm and blues, jazz, barbershop, pop, techno, and rock and roll. After Japan, the United States has the world's second largest music market with a total retail value of 3,635.2 million dollars in 2010 and its music is heard around the world. Since the beginning of the 20th century, some forms of American popular music have gained a near global audience.

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