DEAD: Florian Schneider

Founding member of German electronic band Kraftwerk

Florian Schneider-Esleben (7 April 1947 – c. 7 April 2020) was a German musician best known as one of the founding members of the electronic band Kraftwerk, performing his role with the band until his departure in November 2008.

DEATH: Schneider’s death was reported on 6 May 2020, and was said to have occurred “a few days after his 73rd birthday”. He died from cancer after suffering from the illness for a short time.

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