German music stars died before turning 40

Here are 39 famous musicians from Germany died before 40:

Paul Fleming

Paul Fleming (October 5, 1609 Hartenstein-April 1, 1640 Hamburg) also known as Fleming, Paul was a German physician and poet.

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Hans Bernd von Haeften

Hans Bernd von Haeften (December 18, 1905 Charlottenburg-August 15, 1944 Berlin) was a German diplomat.

He died as a result of hanging.

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Ferdinand von Schill

Ferdinand von Schill (January 6, 1776 Bannewitz-May 31, 1809 Stralsund) was a German personality.

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Theodor Bilharz

Theodor Bilharz (March 23, 1825 Sigmaringen-May 9, 1862 Cairo) also known as Dr. Theodor Bilharz was a German physician.

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Claus von Stauffenberg

Claus von Stauffenberg (November 15, 1907 Jettingen-Scheppach-July 21, 1944 Berlin) was a German personality. He had five children, Berthold Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, Franz-Ludwig Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, Heimeran Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, Valerie Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg and Konstanze Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg.

He died in firearm.

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Eberhard IV, Count of Württemberg

Eberhard IV, Count of Württemberg (August 23, 1388 Stuttgart-July 2, 1419 Waiblingen) also known as Eberhard IV, Count of Wurttemberg was a German personality. He had two children, Ulrich V, Count of Württemberg and Ludwig I, Count of Württemberg-Urach.

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Hans-Hermann Hupfeld

Hans-Hermann Hupfeld (November 28, 1905-November 11, 1942) was a German physicist.

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Otto Eckmann

Otto Eckmann (November 19, 1865 Hamburg-June 11, 1902 Badenweiler) was a German personality.

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Hermann Goetz

Hermann Goetz (December 7, 1840 Königsberg-December 3, 1876 Hottingen) was a German personality.

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Gerhard Flesch

Gerhard Flesch (October 18, 1909 Poznań-February 28, 1948 Trondheim) was a German personality.

He died in execution by firing squad.

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Rainer Werner Fassbinder (May 31, 1945 Bad Wörishofen-June 10, 1982 Munich) otherwise known as Franz Walsch, R.W. Fassbinder, Rainer W. Fassbinder, Franz Alsch, Franz Walsh or R.W.F. was a German writer, screenwriter, film director, actor, television director, film editor, film producer, voice actor, author, television editor and cinematographer.

He died as a result of drug overdose.

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Johann Christian Buxbaum

Johann Christian Buxbaum (October 5, 1693 Merseburg-July 7, 1730 Wermsdorf) was a German botanist.

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Heinrich Graf von Lehndorff-Steinort

Heinrich Graf von Lehndorff-Steinort (June 22, 1909 Hanover-September 4, 1944 Plötzensee Prison) also known as Count von Lehndorff-Steinort or Heinrich Ahasverus Graf von Lehndorff-Steinort was a German military officer. He had four children, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Katharina von Lehndorff-Steinort, Marie Eleanore von Lehndorff-Steinort and Gabriele von Lehndorff-Steinort.

He died as a result of hanging.

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Hanns Braun

Hanns Braun (October 26, 1886 Spalt-October 9, 1918 Croix-Fonsomme) also known as Hans Braun was a German personality.

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Hilde Coppi

Hilde Coppi (May 30, 1909 Berlin-August 5, 1943 Plötzensee Prison) was a German personality.

She died as a result of decapitation.

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Charles II, Elector Palatine

Charles II, Elector Palatine (March 31, 1651 Heidelberg-May 26, 1685 Heidelberg) was a German personality.

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Wilhelm Lehmbruck

Wilhelm Lehmbruck (January 4, 1881 Duisburg-March 25, 1919 Berlin) was a German personality.

He died as a result of suicide.

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Thomas Müntzer

Thomas Müntzer (April 5, 1488 Stolberg-May 27, 1525 Mühlhausen) a.k.a. Thomas Münzer was a German personality.

He died in decapitation.

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Otto C. Winzen

Otto C. Winzen also known as Otto Winzen was a German engineer.

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Maria Amalia of Saxony

Maria Amalia of Saxony (November 24, 1724 Dresden Castle-September 27, 1760 Buen Retiro Palace) was a German personality. She had eight children, Charles IV of Spain, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Maria Luisa of Spain, Infante Gabriel of Spain, Infante Philip, Duke of Calabria, Infanta Maria Josefa of Spain, Infante Antonio Pascual of Spain and Infante Francisco Javier of Spain.

She died caused by tuberculosis.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (February 4, 1906 Wrocław-April 9, 1945 Flossenbürg) was a German theologian, pastor and writer.

He died as a result of execution by hanging.

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Olga Benário Prestes

Olga Benário Prestes (February 12, 1908 Munich-April 23, 1942) a.k.a. Olga Gutmann Benário was a German personality. She had one child, Anita Leocádia Prestes.

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Helmut Gröttrup

Helmut Gröttrup (April 5, 2015 Germany-April 5, 1981) also known as Helmut Grottrup was a German physicist, aerospace engineer, engineer and inventor.

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Karl Klaus von der Decken

Karl Klaus von der Decken (August 8, 1833 Kotzen-October 2, 1865) was a German personality.

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Gustav Fischer

Gustav Fischer (March 3, 1848 Barmen-November 11, 1886 Berlin) a.k.a. Dr. Gustav Fischer was a German writer and physician.

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Rudolf Lange

Rudolf Lange (November 18, 1910 Weißwasser-February 23, 1945 Poznań) was a German personality.

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Eduard Schlagintweit

Eduard Schlagintweit (March 23, 1831 Munich-July 10, 1866) was a German writer.

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Robert Enke

Robert Enke (August 24, 1977 Jena-November 10, 2009 Neustadt am Rübenberge) was a German personality. He had one child, Lara Enke.

He died in suicide.

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Ulrich von Hutten

Ulrich von Hutten (April 21, 1488 Hesse-August 29, 1523 Ufenau) was a German personality.

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Ferdinand Lassalle

Ferdinand Lassalle (April 11, 1825 Wrocław-August 31, 1864 Carouge) was a German personality.

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Karl Harrer

Karl Harrer (October 8, 1890 Germany-September 5, 1926) was a German journalist and politician.

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Adam Elsheimer

Adam Elsheimer (March 18, 1578 Frankfurt-December 11, 1610 Rome) was a German personality.

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Helmuth James Graf von Moltke

Helmuth James Graf von Moltke (March 11, 1907 Krzyżowa, Świdnica County-January 23, 1945 Plötzensee Prison) was a German lawyer.

He died caused by capital punishment.

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Günther Smend

Günther Smend (November 29, 1912 Trier-September 8, 1944) a.k.a. Gunther Smend was a German personality.

He died caused by hanging.

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Otto Rahn

Otto Rahn (February 18, 1904 Michelstadt-March 13, 1939 Tyrol) was a German personality.

He died in suicide.

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Erika von Brockdorff

Erika von Brockdorff (April 29, 1911 Kołobrzeg-May 13, 1943 Berlin) was a German personality.

She died caused by hanging.

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Philipp Mainländer

Philipp Mainländer (October 5, 1841 Offenbach-April 1, 1876 Offenbach) a.k.a. Philipp Mainlander was a German philosopher.

He died as a result of suicide.

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Gerhard Gentzen

Gerhard Gentzen (November 24, 1909 Greifswald-August 4, 1945 Prague) was a German mathematician.

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Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (February 14, 1822 Vienna-December 10, 1857 Claremont) a.k.a. Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Kohary was a German personality. She had three children, Gaston d´Orléans, comte d'Eu, Princess Marguerite Adélaïde of Orléans and Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon.

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