Famous German Vocalists

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 1 Lou Bega

Lou Bega
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Famous As: Singer
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.

 2 Jennifer Rush

Jennifer Rush
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 3 Angela Gossow

Angela Gossow
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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: November 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

German singer Angela Gossow is best known to fans as the lead vocalist of the Swedish death metal band Arch Enemy. She is one of the few female singers who use death grunts as part of their performances. An atheist and a vegan, she is quite vocal about her opinions.

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 4 Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi
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Famous As: Vocalizer
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.  

 5 Michael Kiske

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

 6 Herbert Grönemeyer

Herbert Grönemeyer
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Famous As: Singer
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.

 7 Kai Hansen

Kai Hansen
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: January 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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 8 Sandra Nasić

Sandra Nasić
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Göttingen, Germany

 9 Magda Schneider

Magda Schneider
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 17, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
Died: July 30, 1996

 10 Ivan Rebroff

Ivan Rebroff
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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: July 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 27, 2008

 11 Fancy

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

 12 Günther Kaufmann

Günther Kaufmann
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: May 10, 2012

 13 Tom Angelripper

Tom Angelripper
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

 14 Ralf Scheepers

Ralf Scheepers
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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: February 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Esslingen, Germany

 15 Johann Mattheson

Johann Mattheson
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 28, 1681
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: April 17, 1764

 16 Anna-Maria Hefele

Anna-Maria Hefele
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Grafing, Germany

 17 Chitral Somapala

Chitral Somapala
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: November 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka

 18 Carl Loewe

Carl Loewe
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 30, 1796
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Löbejün, Wettin-Löbejün, Germany
Died: April 20, 1869

 19 Hermann Prey

Hermann Prey
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Famous As: Baritone
Birthdate: July 11, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 23, 1998