Famous German Record Producers

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Zedd
(DJ & Record Producer Best Known for His Song 'Clarity')

Zedd
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Birthdate: September 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saratov, Russia

Zedd is a Russian-German songwriter, record producer, and DJ. He is best known for his 2012 single, Clarity, which earned him a Grammy Award in 2014 after peaking at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Although he mainly performs and produces electro house music, Zedd also draws inspiration from dubstep, progressive house, and classical music.

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Ramin Djawadi
(Composer known for his scores for the 2008 Marvel film Iron Man and the HBO series Game of Thrones, for which he was nominated for Grammy Awards in 2009, 2018 and 2020)

Ramin Djawadi
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Birthdate: July 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Duisburg, Germany

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Michael Schenker
(Guitarist)

Michael Schenker
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Birthdate: January 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sarstedt, Lower Saxony, Germany
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 4 
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.

 5 
Zaytoven
(Record producer)

Zaytoven
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Birthdate: January 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

 6 
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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Klaus Voormann
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Birthdate: April 29, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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 8 
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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Florian Schneider
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Birthdate: April 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: April 21, 2020

 10 
Nils Frahm
(Musician)

Nils Frahm
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Birthdate: September 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

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Barbara Orbison
(Record producer, Music publisher, Composer)

Barbara Orbison
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Birthdate: January 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bielefeld
Died: December 6, 2011

 12 
Doro
(Singer)

Doro
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Birthdate: June 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany

 13 
Harold Faltermeyer
(Composer, Record producer best known for composing the "Axel F")

Harold Faltermeyer
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Birthdate: October 5, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

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Michael Cretu
(Founder of Enigma)

Michael Cretu
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Birthdate: May 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

 15 
Klaus Badelt
(Composer)

Klaus Badelt
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Birthdate: June 12, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

 16 
Xavier Naidoo
(Singer-songwriter)

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

 17 
Paul Kalkbrenner
(Record producer, Club DJ, Disc jockey)

Paul Kalkbrenner
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Birthdate: June 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig

 18 
Bert Kaempfert
(Composer, Conductor, Record producer, Film score composer)

Bert Kaempfert
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Birthdate: October 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: June 21, 1980

 19 
Bushido
(Rapper)

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

 20 
Herman Rarebell
(Musician)

Herman Rarebell
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Birthdate: November 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saarbrücken, Germany

 21 
Markus Schulz
(Club DJ, Disc jockey, Composer, Record producer)

Markus Schulz
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Birthdate: February 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eschwege

 22 
Sven Vath
(Disc jockey and record producer)

Sven Vath
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Birthdate: October 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Obertshausen, West Germany

 23 
Boys Noize
(DJ known as Boys Noize who has collaborated with acts like Snoop Dogg, Skrillex and Daft Punk)

Boys Noize
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Birthdate: August 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

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

 25 
Ellen Allien
(Disc jockey)

Ellen Allien
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Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 26 
Heinz Kiessling
(Musician)

Heinz Kiessling
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Birthdate: March 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: December 27, 2003

 27 
Oliver Palotai
(Musician)

Oliver Palotai
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Birthdate: March 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Germany

 28 
Tobias Sammet
(Musician)

Tobias Sammet
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Birthdate: November 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fulda, Germany

 29 
Shantel
(Disc jockey and Record producer)

Shantel
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Birthdate: March 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany

 30 
Mousse T.
(Disc jockey)

Mousse T.
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Birthdate: October 2, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hagen, Germany

 31 
Fritz Hilpert
(Musician, Audio engineer, Record producer)

Fritz Hilpert
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Birthdate: May 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amberg

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Monika Kruse
(Disc jockey)

Monika Kruse
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Birthdate: July 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 33 
Sascha Paeth
(Guitarist)

Sascha Paeth
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Birthdate: September 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wolfsburg, Germany

 34 
Alexander Hacke
(Guitarist)

Alexander Hacke
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Birthdate: October 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 35 
Till Brönner
(Jazz musician)

Till Brönner
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Birthdate: May 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Viersen, Germany

 36 
Bajka
(Poet)

Bajka
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Birthdate: December 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: India

Prince Ludwig Rudolph of Hanover
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Birthdate: November 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Died: November 29, 1988

 38 
Michael Holm
(Singer)

Michael Holm
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Birthdate: July 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland

 39 
Tomo in der Mühlen
(Producer, musician, DJ)

Tomo in der Mühlen
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Birthdate: 1961 AD
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany

 40 
Mark Spoon
(Disc jockey)

Mark Spoon
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Birthdate: November 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: January 11, 2006

 41 
Horst Fascher
(Producer)

Horst Fascher
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Birthdate: February 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

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Ilja Rosendahl
(Producer)

Ilja Rosendahl
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Birthdate: February 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bochum, Germany