German musicians who died due to Liver failure

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Carlo Karges

Carlo Karges (July 31, 1951 Hamburg-January 30, 2002 Hamburg) otherwise known as Karges, Carlo was a German musician.

Carlo Karges was best known as the guitarist for the popular German band Nena, which gained international success in the 1980s with their hit song "99 Luftballons." Karges co-wrote the song with Nena lead singer, Gabriele Kerner, and it became a worldwide sensation, reaching number one in several countries. Karges continued to collaborate with Nena throughout the following decades, contributing to many of their albums and tours. In addition to his work with Nena, Karges also worked as a music producer, songwriter, and musician for various other bands in Germany. He passed away in 2002 at the age of 50 due to a heart attack.

Karges began playing guitar at a young age and joined his first band, The Hideaways, in the 1960s. In the 1970s, he played with various other bands until he formed a group called Streetmark, which released its first album in 1976. After leaving Streetmark, Karges began working with Nena and was instrumental in the band's success. He also co-wrote other popular Nena songs such as "Irgendwie, irgendwo, irgendwann" ("Anyplace, Anywhere, Anytime") and "Nur geträumt" ("Just a Dream").

Karges was known for his unique playing style and his ability to blend rock and pop music. In addition to his work with Nena, he also wrote and produced music for other German artists such as Udo Lindenberg and Julia Neigel. Karges was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010 as a member of Nena.

Outside of music, Carlo Karges was also an advocate for environmental causes and was involved in campaigns to protect the oceans and endangered animals.

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