Famous People With Bipolar:
Musicians and Artists

Among the famous bipolar musicians who have endured this disorder through the years are names that cover the spectrum of music creators and performers. They range from classical composers of centuries ago up through the rockers and rappers of today.

As with the other categories of famous bipolar people, the combination of creative talent coupled with the unwavering drive to accomplish their goals has led to their great achievements. In the case of musicians, this translates to timeless masterpieces and contemporary works that can satisfy any musical taste.

The list of bipolar Artists is not as long, but it also includes some incredibly talented and accomplished people, such as Michelangelo, Van Gogh, Picasso, and Edvard Munch ("The Scream").

Adam Ant
Rosemary Clooney
Kurt Cobain
Ray Davies
Lenny Dee
Gaetano Donizetti
Connie Francis
Peter Gabriel
Matthew Good
Macy Gray
Ivor Gurney
George Fredrick Handel
Jimi Hendrix
Kristin Hersh
Phyllis Hyman
Daniel Johnston
Otto Klemperer
Oscar Levant
Ben Moody
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Phil Ochs
Sinéad O'Connor
John Ogden
Ozzy Osbourne
Jaco Pastorius
Charley Pride
Mac Rebennack (Dr. John)
Jeannie C. Riley
Axl Rose
Robert Schumann
Del Shannon
Earl Simmons (DMX)
Nina Simone
Frank Sinatra
Phil Spector
Gordon Sumner (Sting)
Devin Towsend
Nick Traina
Ludwig van Beethoven
Townes Van Zandt
Richard Wagner
Tom Waits
Scott Weiland
Pete Wentz
Brian Wilson
NEW: Chris Brown
Ralph Blakelock
Michelangelo Buonarrot
Richard Dadd
Edward Dayes
Edvard Munch
Pablo Picasso
Francesco Scavullo
J.M.W. Turner
Vincent Van Gogh





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