German musicians who were born in 1926

Here are 14 famous musicians from Germany were born in 1926:

Klaus Kinski

Klaus Kinski (October 18, 1926 Sopot-November 23, 1991 Lagunitas, California) also known as Klaus Günter Karl Nakszynski, Klaus Kinsky, Nikolaus Günther Nakszynski, Klaus Gunther Nakszynski or Klais Kinski was a German actor, musician, author, soldier, screenwriter, film director, voice actor and narrator. He had three children, Nastassja Kinski, Nikolai Kinski and Pola Kinski.

His albums: Kinski singt und spricht Brecht.

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Karl Richter

Karl Richter (October 15, 1926 Plauen-February 15, 1981 Munich) also known as Richter, Karl was a German harpsichordist, organist and conductor.

Discography: Overtures, Brandenburgische Konzerte Nos. 1-3, , Bach - Buxtehude - Kantaten, Johannes Passion (feat. conductor: Karl Richter), Goldberg Variations / Partitas I - VI, , , and Weihnachtsoratorium. Genres he performed: Classical music.

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Klaus Tennstedt

Klaus Tennstedt (June 6, 1926 Merseburg-January 11, 1998 Heikendorf) also known as Tennstedt, Klaus was a German , .

His albums include Symphony no. 8, Orchestral Works, Symphony no. 2 "Resurrection", Violin Concerto, Beethoven: Violin Concerto / Bach: Partita No. 3, Sonata No. 3, Beethoven: Violin Concerto / Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1, Symphony No. 4 / “Adagietto” from Symphony No. 5, , Music from The Ring of the Nibelung and The Complete Symphonies (London Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Klaus Tennstedt).

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Hans Otte

Hans Otte (December 3, 1926 Plauen-December 25, 2007 Bremen) a.k.a. Otte, Hans was a German pianist, author and film score composer.

His albums include Das Buch der Klaenge - The Book Of Sounds, Aquarian Music, Das Buch der Klänge / Stundenbuch / Face à Face, Das Buch der Klänge / Stundenbuch / Face à Face and Orient: Occident / Minimum: Maximum.

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James Krüss

James Krüss (May 31, 1926 Heligoland-August 2, 1997 Gran Canaria) a.k.a. James Kruss or Krüss, James was a German poet and writer.

Discography: .

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Hans Werner Henze

Hans Werner Henze (July 1, 1926 Gütersloh-October 27, 2012 Dresden) also known as Henze, Hans-Werner Henze or Hans Henze was a German composer and film score composer.

His albums include Compases / Violin Concerto No. 2 / Apollo et Hyazinthus (London Sinfonietta feat. conductor: Hans Werner Henze), Der junge Lord (Chor & Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin & Schöneberger Sängerknaben feat. conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi), Sechs Gesänge aus dem Arabischen / Three Auden Songs (tenor: Ian Bostridge, piano: Julius Drake), The Bassarids (RIAS-Kammerchor & Südfunkchor & Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin feat. conductor: Gerd Albrecht), Streichquartette 1-5 (Arditti-String-Quartet), Gogo No Eiko: Part I: Summer (Midorikawa/Takahashi/Orchestra Nazionale della Rai/Albrecht), Elegie für junge Liebende (Orchester der Berliner Kammeroper feat. conductor: Brynmor Llewelyn Jones), Kammermusik 1958 über die Hymne "In lieblicher Bläue" von Hölderlin für Tenor, Gitarre und acht Soloinstrumente, Piano Works (piano: Jan Philip Schulze) and Musica da Camera (Ensemble Dissonanzen feat. conductor: Claudio Lugo). Genres he performed include Ballet, Opera, Chamber music and Contemporary classical music.

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Christa Williams

Christa Williams (February 5, 1926 Königsberg-March 1, 2015) was a German , .

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Dieter Zechlin

Dieter Zechlin (October 30, 1926 Goslar-March 16, 2012) was a German pianist.

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Gerhard Stolze

Gerhard Stolze (October 1, 1926 Dessau-March 11, 1979 Garmisch-Partenkirchen) also known as Stolze, Gerhard was a German opera singer. His child is Lena Stolze.

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Heinz Kiessling

Heinz Kiessling (March 11, 1926 Nuremberg-December 27, 2003 Starnberg) otherwise known as Kiessling, Heinz was a German composer.

His most important albums: Coloured Strings. Genres he performed: Film score.

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Theo Adam

Theo Adam (August 1, 1926 Dresden-) also known as Adam, Theo is a German singer.

His albums include The Great Masses no. 5 D. 678 & no. 6 D. 950, Die Zauberflöte (Staatskapelle Dresden feat. conductor: Sir Colin Davis), Fidelio, Der Messias (Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin feat. conductor: Helmut Koch) (disc 1) and Wozzeck.

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Kai Warner

Kai Warner (October 27, 1926 Bremen-July 9, 1982 Hamburg) was a German , .

His albums include Dance to the Beatles.

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Eckart Dux

Eckart Dux (December 19, 1926 Berlin-) also known as Dux, Eckart, Eckhard Dux, Eckard Dux or Ekkart Dux is a German actor.

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Gottfried Michael Koenig

Gottfried Michael Koenig (October 5, 1926 Magdeburg-) also known as Koenig, Gottfried Michael is a German , .

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