Florian Schneider-Esleben was a German musician. He is best known as one of the founding members of the electronic band Kraftwerk, performing his role with the band until his departure in 2008.
|Birth name:||Florian Schneider-Esleben|
|Born:||April 7, 1947, French occupation zone in Germany, (now Baden-Württemberg, Germany)|
|Died:||April 21, 2020, Düsseldorf, Germany|
|Genres:||Electronic, synth-pop, electro-pop, art pop, krautrock, avant-garde|
|Instruments:||Synthesizer, vocals, guitar, flute, saxophone, drums, percussion, violin|
|Years active:||1968–2008, 2014–2015|
|Associated acts:||Kraftwerk, Organisation, Pissoff|
|IMDb:||Florian Schneider's IMDb|
About Florian Schneider
Multi-instrumentalist who helped found the electronic music group Kraftwerk.
He studied at the Academy of Arts in Remscheid before founding Kraftwerk with Ralf Hütter in 1970.
The track "V-2 Schneider" on David Bowie's album Heroes is titled after him.
He has a daughter named Lisa and he is the son of architect Paul Schneider-Esleben.
David Bowie was greatly influenced by his music and sound.
Information related to Florian Schneider
- Kraftwerk members
- Robert Schumann Hochschule alumni
- German flautists
- German electronic musicians