Florian Schneider

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Birthday
7, 1947
Birthplace
Germany
DEATH DATE
May 6, 2020 (73)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1947
Birthplace
Germany
DEATH DATE
May 6, 2020 (73)

About

Multi-instrumentalist who helped found the electronic music group Kraftwerk.

Before Fame

He studied at the Academy of Arts in Remscheid before founding Kraftwerk with Ralf Hütter in 1970.

Trivia

The track "V-2 Schneider" on David Bowie's album Heroes is titled after him.

Family Life

His father was architect Paul Schneider-Esleben. He had a daughter named Lisa. 

Associated With

David Bowie was greatly influenced by his music and sound.