German musicians who died due to Suicide

Here are 8 famous musicians from Germany died in Suicide:

Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 Jamaica Plain-February 11, 1963 London) otherwise known as Plath, Sylvia was a German poet, writer, novelist and author. She had two children, Nicholas Hughes and Frieda Hughes.

Plath is best known for her confessional style of poetry which explored themes such as death, depression, and personal relationships. Her most famous work, the novel "The Bell Jar" was published in 1963, just weeks before her suicide. Plath's writing reflected her struggles with mental illness and she is seen as an important figure in feminist literature. Despite her relatively short life, Plath's influence on contemporary literature endures to this day.

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Freddie Prinze

Freddie Prinze (June 22, 1954 Washington Heights-January 29, 1977 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Frederick Karl Pruetzel, Pete, Frederick Karl Pruetezl, freddie_prinze or Freddie James Prinze was a German actor and stand-up comedian. He had one child, Freddie Prinze, Jr..

Freddie Prinze rose to fame in the 1970s with his portrayal of Francisco "Chico" Rodriguez on the hit television show "Chico and the Man." He was the first Latino actor to star in a US television series. Prior to his television career, Prinze was a successful stand-up comedian and performed at many famous clubs such as The Comedy Store and The Improv. Unfortunately, his life was cut short when he died by suicide at the young age of 22.

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Bernd Alois Zimmermann

Bernd Alois Zimmermann (March 20, 1918 Cologne-August 10, 1970 Königsdorf) also known as Bernd Zimmermann or Zimmermann, Bernd Alois was a German composer.

His albums include Die Soldaten (Chor des Staatstheaters Stuttgart & Staatsorchester Stuttgart feat. conductor: Bernhard Kontarsky), Seraph and . Genres: 20th-century classical music and Opera.

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Hugo Distler

Hugo Distler (June 24, 1908 Nuremberg-November 1, 1942 Berlin) a.k.a. Distler, Hugo was a German , .

His albums: Mörike-Chorliederbuch Op. 19 (Kammerchor der Hochschule der Künste Berlin feat. conductor: Christian Grube).

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Ingo Schwichtenberg

Ingo Schwichtenberg (May 18, 1965 Hamburg-March 8, 1995) also known as Schwichtenberg, Ingo or Mr. Smile was a German drummer.

Genres related to him: Heavy metal, Power metal, Speed metal and Neoclassical metal.

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Herbert Kegel

Herbert Kegel (July 29, 1920 Dresden-November 20, 1990 Dresden) a.k.a. Kegel, Herbert was a German conductor.

His albums: Wozzeck, Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Symphonies nos. 7, 2 and Symphony no. 6 "Pastorale" / Symphony no. 8.

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Rex Gildo

Rex Gildo (July 2, 1936 Munich-October 26, 1999 Munich) also known as Ludwig Alexander Hirtreiter, Ludwig Franz Hirtreiter, Gildo, Rex or Alexander Gildo was a German singer and actor.

His albums include Das Beste von Rex Gildo, Speedy Gonzales, Fiesta Mexicana and Gitte & Rex.

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Roy Black

Roy Black (January 25, 1943 Bobingen-October 9, 1991 Heldenstein) a.k.a. Gerhard Höllerich or Black, Roy was a German singer and actor.

Discography: Ich denk' an dich, Die Singles 1969 - 1972, Für immer, Für dich allein, Star Edition, Wanderjahre, Ganz in weiß / Ich suche dich, Die Singles 1964 - 1968, Ganz in Weiss and Wünsche und Gedanken: Seine schönsten Weihnachtslieder. Genres he performed include Rock music.

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