Fred Schneider

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Rock Singer
Date of Birth July 1, 1951
Place of Birth Newark, New Jersey
Age 69 years old
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Frederick William Schneider III is an American singer, songwriter, arranger, and musician, best known as the frontman of the rock band The B-52's, of which he is a founding member. Schneider is well known for his sprechgesang, which he developed from reciting poetry over guitars.

Birth name: Frederick William Schneider III
Born: July 1, 1951
Origin: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Genres: New wave, post-punk, pop rock, alternative rock, rockabilly
Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, arranger, musician
Instruments: Vocals, keyboards, percussion
Years active: 1975–present
Labels: Warner Bros.
Associated acts: The B-52's, the Superions, Sleater-Kinney, Richard Barone, Joe McIntyre, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Bongwater, Foo Fighters, Captain Planet
Website: Fred Schneider's Official site
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IMDb: Fred Schneider's IMDb

About Fred Schneider

Male lead singer of the new wave rock band The B-52's, known for hits like "Rock Lobster" and "Love Shack."

Before Fame

He worked as a janitor and a driver for meals on wheels.


He sang the theme song for the animated show Rocko's Modern Life.

Family Life

He came out as homosexual in 2010.


He appeared on The Daily Show hosted by Jon Stewart.

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