Sven Vath
DJ

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Birthday
26, 1964
Birthplace
Obertshausen, Germany
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
Obertshausen, Germany

About

Affectionately known as "Papa Sven", German DJ credited with giving rise to the underground electronic music scene in Germany. His dance clubs, Omen and Coccoon, have become synonymous with the scene.

Before Fame

As a teenager he hitchhiked from Barcelona to Ibiza, where he lived without money or a place to live.

Trivia

He became known for legendarily long DJ sets which went as long as thirty hours.

Family Life

His parents were both escapees from East Germany.

Associated With

He began performing with pop stars like Vanessa Paradis after his track “Electrica Salsa” sold more than one million copies.