German Male Singers

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Till Lindemann
(Singer-songwriter)

Till Lindemann
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Birthdate: January 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany

German singer-songwriter and poet Till Lindemann is best-recognised as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the German heavy-metal band Rammstein and for the musical project Lindemann that he fronted. Roadrunner Records listed him among "50 Greatest Metal Frontmen of All Time". He has also published two books of poetry, In stillen Nächten and Messer, and featured in minor roles in movies.

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Rob Pilatus
(Singer)

Rob Pilatus
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Birthdate: June 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 3, 1998

German model, dancer, and singer, Rob Pilatus, was a member of the pop music duo, Milli Vanilli, with Fabrice Morvan. As an interracial child growing up in Munich, he had a difficult childhood. He began working as a model as a teenager and soon ventured into music. He struggled with substance abuse and died at the age of 32.

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Bill Kaulitz
(Singer-Songwriter and Lead Singer of Pop Rock Band 'Tokio Hotel')

Bill Kaulitz
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Birthdate: September 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
German singer and LGBT icon Bill Kaulitz, also known as Billy, gained fame as the lead vocalist of the band Tokio Hotel, which has released chartbusting tracks such as Monsoon. He began his solo career with the debut I’m Not OK. A strict vegetarian, he has campaigned for PETA, too.

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Klaus Meine
(Vocalist, songwriter and instrumentalist best known as the frontman of the rock band Scorpions)

Klaus Meine
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Birthdate: May 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany

Klaus Meine is a German singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. He is best known as the lead singer of the heavy metal band Scorpions. He wrote or co-wrote most of the songs released by the band. During the peak of his career, he temporarily lost his voice due to a medical condition but was able to make a comeback. 

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Lou Bega
(Singer)

Lou Bega
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Birthdate: April 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Lou Bega became an overnight sensation with the 1999 international chartbuster Mambo No. 5, based on Pérez Prado's 1949 original. Born in Germany, Lou was the son of a Ugandan father and a Sicilian mother. Initially inspired by rap and R&B, he deviated to mambo music after a trip to Miami.

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Frank Farian
(German Singer-Songwriter and Founder of 1970s Disco-Pop Group ‘Boney M')

Frank Farian
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Birthdate: July 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kirn, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

German record producer Frank Farian founded iconic pop groups such as Boney M. and No Mercy. He was accused of showcasing attractive dancers as members of Milli Vanilli, while others had actually sung the songs. He has also been associated with groups such as La Bouche and Eruption.

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Thomas Anders
(Lead vocalist of the pop duo Modern Talking)

Thomas Anders
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Birthdate: March 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Münstermaifeld, Germany

Thomas Anders is a German singer and songwriter. He gained prominence as the lead singer of the German duo Modern Talking. He developed an early love for music and began his career when he was a teenager. Despite being talented, he struggled for a few years before he could make it big in the music scene.  

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Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
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Birthdate: May 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 18, 2012

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Samuel E. Wright
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Birthdate: November 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Camden, South Carolina, United States

Two-time Tony-nominated actor Samuel E. Wright is best known for his performances in The Lion King and The Tap Dance Kid. Fans also know him as the voice of Sebastian in The Little Mermaid, and his track Under the Sea, from the movie, won an Academy Award.

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John Kay
(Rock Singer, Songwriter, and Guitarist Known as the Frontman of 'Steppenwolf')

John Kay
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Birthdate: April 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sovetsk, Kaliningrad, Russia

John Kay is a German-born Canadian singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He is credited with co-forming the popular American rock band Steppenwolf for which he served as the lead vocalist. He is also credited with contributing immensely to the success of the band. In 2004, he was inducted into the Canada's Walk of Fame.

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Haddaway
(Singer, Musician)

Haddaway
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Birthdate: January 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Port of Spain

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Dieter Bohlen
(German Songwriter and Music Producer Best Known for Being a Part of the Group 'Modern Talking')

Dieter Bohlen
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Birthdate: February 7, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berne, Germany

German singer/songwriter Dieter Bohlen redefined the Eurobeat in the 1980s and is also known as the Pop-Titan. He formed the duo Modern Talking with Thomas Anders, creating international superhits such as Brother Louie. He later went solo as Blue System, releasing hits such as Gangster Love, before rejoining Modern Talking.

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Jonas Kaufmann
(Operatic tenor)

Jonas Kaufmann
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Birthdate: July 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

German opera tenor Jonas Kaufmann is best known for his versatility. Born to music lover parents, he grew up listening to his father’s collection of classical music. Dropping out of a math course in university, he opted for music instead. He is best known for his performance in Don Carlos.

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Mark Forster
(Singer-songwriter)

Mark Forster
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Birthdate: January 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kaiserslautern, Germany

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Fritz Wunderlich
(Lyric tenor, famed for his singing of the Mozart repertory and various lieder)

Fritz Wunderlich
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Birthdate: September 26, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kusel, Germany
Died: September 17, 1966

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Klaus Nomi
(Vocalizer)

Klaus Nomi
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Birthdate: January 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Immenstadt, Germany
Died: August 6, 1983

Klaus Nomi was a German countertenor with a wide vocal range. He wore heavy makeup, unusual costumes, and a highly stylized signature hairdo. He had an otherworldly stage persona that was unique to him. His music was also considered unusual. He suffered from AIDS and was one of the earliest musicians known to die of the illness.  

 17 
Udo Dirkschneider
(Singer and songwriter who rose to fame with German heavy metal band Accept)

Udo Dirkschneider
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Birthdate: April 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wuppertal, Germany

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Blixa Bargeld
(Musician who has been a member of the groups Einstürzende Neubauten, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and ANBB)

Blixa Bargeld
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Birthdate: January 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

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Marian Gold
(Singer-songwriter)

Marian Gold
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Birthdate: May 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Herford, Germany

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Ralf Hütter
(Musician)

Ralf Hütter
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Birthdate: August 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Krefeld, Germany

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Xavier Naidoo
(Singer-songwriter)

Xavier Naidoo
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Birthdate: October 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany

 22 
Mero
(Rapper)

Mero
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Birthdate: July 28, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rüsselsheim, Germany

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Bushido
(Rapper)

Bushido
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Birthdate: September 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany

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Johann van Beethoven
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Birthdate: November 14, 1740
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Died: December 18, 1792

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D.R.A.M.
(Rapper)

D.R.A.M.
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Birthdate: August 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Rhineland-Palatinate

Rapper Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith, better known as D.R.A.M., is best known for his Billboard-charting singles such as Broccoli. He has collaborated with artists such as Gorillaz and Erykah Badu. He has also voiced Wallace in Lazor Wulf and now uses his original name, Shelley, instead of his pseudonym, D.R.A.M.

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Sylvester Groth
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Birthdate: March 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jerichow, Germany

While he initially gained fame as a talented theater actor, Sylvester Groth later gained fame with movies such as Inglourious Basterds and series such as Dark. The German actor was also the fodder of tabloids for his alleged affair with Rosemarie Fendel, an actor 31 years older than him.

 27 
Peter Schilling
(Musician)

Peter Schilling
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Birthdate: January 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

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Kai Hansen
(Guitarist)

Kai Hansen
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Birthdate: January 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

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Sido
(Rapper)

Sido
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Birthdate: November 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

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Roosevelt
(Singer)

Roosevelt
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Birthdate: September 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Viersen, Germany

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Nico Santos
(Singer)

Nico Santos
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Birthdate: January 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany

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Michael Kiske
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Birthdate: January 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

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Herbert Grönemeyer
(One of the Best-Selling German Singer-Songwriters)

Herbert Grönemeyer
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Birthdate: April 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Göttingen, Germany

Herbert Grönemeyer is a musician, singer, composer, producer, and actor. After appearing as Lieutenant Werner in the popular West German war film Das Boot, Grönemeyer went on to focus on his musical career. Over a period of time, Grönemeyer became one of the most successful German musicians of all time, having sold more than 13 million copies of his albums.

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Daniel Küblböck
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Birthdate: August 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hutthurm, Bavaria, Germany

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Thomas Quasthoff
(Bass-baritone)

Thomas Quasthoff
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Birthdate: November 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hildesheim, Germany

 36 
Kollegah
(Rapper)

Kollegah
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Birthdate: August 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Friedberg

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Udo Lindenberg
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Birthdate: May 17, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gronau, Germany

 38 

Hansi Kürsch
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Birthdate: August 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lank-Latum, Germany

 39 
Franzl Lang
(Singer, Musician)

Franzl Lang
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Birthdate: December 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: December 6, 2015

 40 
Andreas Bourani
(Singer-songwriter)

Andreas Bourani
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Birthdate: November 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany

 41 
Max Raabe
(Singer)

Max Raabe
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Birthdate: December 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lünen, Germany

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Richard Bruno Heydrich
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Birthdate: February 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leuben, Dresden, Germany
Died: August 24, 1938

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Michael Schulte
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Birthdate: April 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eckernförde, Germany

 44 
Heino
(Singer)

Heino
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Birthdate: December 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany

 45 
Mille Petrozza
(Guitarist)

Mille Petrozza
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Birthdate: December 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Essen, Germany

 46 
Andi Deris
(Singer)

Andi Deris
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Birthdate: August 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany

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Wincent Weiss
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Birthdate: January 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bad Oldesloe, Germany

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Fancy
(Singer)

Fancy
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Birthdate: July 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

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Wolfgang Heichel
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Birthdate: November 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Meissen, Germany

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Jaden Bojsen
(German Actor, Singer, DJ and Former Member of the American Boy Band ‘New District’)

Jaden Bojsen
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Birthdate: August 1, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sylt, Germany

The son of Danish cook Brian Bojsen, Jaden Bojsen was initially featured regularly on cookery programs on the German channel ZDF. Aa child actor, he began his career playing the younger Tarzan in the musical Tarzan. He later joined the boy band New District and also performed as a DJ.