Born in Bonn in 1990, he began playing the piano at the age of four.
He was taught by the pianist Rose Marie Zartner and was soon considered a highly talented pupil, winning numerous first prizes in the Jugend musiziert competition throughout Germany.
At the age of 15 Fabian Müller began his studies at the Musikhochschule Cologne with Pierre-Laurent Aimard. After further winning first prizes at competitions such as the Prix amadéo de piano in Aachen, he created an international sensation in 2017 as the winner of the ARD Competition, when he was awarded a total of 5 prizes, including the coveted audience prize.
Since then, solo recitals have followed at many renowned festivals such as Musikwoche Hitzacker, Musikfestspiele Mecklenburg-Vor-pommern, Schwetzinger Festspiele, Heiderger Frühling and Aldeburgh Festival in England. Concert engagements have taken him to the Philharmonie Cologne, the Tonhalle Düsseldorf, the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Glocke Bremen and the Herkulessaal in Munich.
Besides his activities as a pianist, Fabian Müller is also active as a conductor and composer.