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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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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 4 
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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Zaytoven
(Record producer)
Zaytoven
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Birthdate: January 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
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Thomas Anders
(German Singer, Songwriter Record Producer Who is 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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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
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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
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Nils Frahm
(Musician)
Nils Frahm
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Birthdate: September 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Doro
(Singer)
Doro
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Birthdate: June 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, 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
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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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Klaus Badelt
(Composer)
Klaus Badelt
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Birthdate: June 12, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
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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
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Paul Kalkbrenner
(Record producer, Club DJ, Disc jockey)
Paul Kalkbrenner
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Birthdate: June 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig
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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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Xavier Naidoo
(Singer-songwriter)
Xavier Naidoo
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Birthdate: October 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
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Herman Rarebell
(Musician)
Herman Rarebell
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Birthdate: November 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saarbrücken, Germany
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Hansi Kürsch
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Birthdate: August 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lank-Latum, Germany
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Markus Schulz
(Club DJ, Disc jockey, Composer, Record producer)
Markus Schulz
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Birthdate: February 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eschwege
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Sven Vath
(Disc jockey and record producer)
Sven Vath
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Birthdate: October 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Obertshausen, West Germany
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Ellen Allien
(Disc jockey)
Ellen Allien
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Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Heinz Kiessling
(Musician)
Heinz Kiessling
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Birthdate: March 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: December 27, 2003
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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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Tobias Sammet
(Musician)
Tobias Sammet
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Birthdate: November 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fulda, Germany
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Oliver Palotai
(Musician)
Oliver Palotai
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Birthdate: March 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Germany
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Shantel
(Disc jockey and Record producer)
Shantel
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Birthdate: March 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
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Mousse T.
(Disc jockey)
Mousse T.
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Birthdate: October 2, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hagen, Germany
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Renate Blauel
(German Sound Engineer, Music Producer, and Ex-Wife of Composer Sir Elton John)
Renate Blauel
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Birthdate: March 1, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Renate Blauel is a German recording engineer who started hogging the limelight after marrying popular English composer and pianist, Sir Elton Hercules John. In the 2019 biographical musical film Rocketman, which was based on the life of Elton John, Renate Blauel was played by Dutch theatre actress and singer, Celinde Schoenmaker.

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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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Sascha Paeth
(Guitarist)
Sascha Paeth
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Birthdate: September 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wolfsburg, Germany
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Monika Kruse
(Disc jockey)
Monika Kruse
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Birthdate: July 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Alexander Hacke
(Guitarist)
Alexander Hacke
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Birthdate: October 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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
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Till Brönner
(Jazz musician)
Till Brönner
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Birthdate: May 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Viersen, Germany
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Michael Holm
(Singer)
Michael Holm
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Birthdate: July 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
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Erwin Bach
(German Music Producer, Actor and Tina Turner's Husband)
Erwin Bach
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Birthdate: January 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

Erwin Bach, Tina Turner’s second husband, is a former EMI executive. He has mostly remained media-shy, but their love has stood the test of time in spite of a 16-year age gap. He once donated a kidney to her during a medical emergency. They married after dating for 27 years.

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Tomo in der Mühlen
(Producer, musician, DJ)
Tomo in der Mühlen
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Birthdate: 1961 AD
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
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Bajka
(Poet)
Bajka
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Birthdate: December 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: India
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Horst Fascher
(Producer)
Horst Fascher
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Birthdate: February 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Mark Spoon
(Disc jockey)
Mark Spoon
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Birthdate: November 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: January 11, 2006
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Ilja Rosendahl
(Producer)
Ilja Rosendahl
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Birthdate: February 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bochum, Germany