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|
|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|
|Twitter:||Fred Schneider's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Fred Schneider's Facebook profile|
|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."
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.
He came out as homosexual in 2010.
He appeared on The Daily Show hosted by Jon Stewart.
Information related to Fred Schneider
- http://theb52s.com Official site