Modern German Music

Comedian Harmonists

Comedian Harmonists

In some ways Comedian Harmonists might be called the first German boy group. Inspired by American 'The Revelers' Harry Frommermann published an ad in a local newspaper, auditioned and finally founded the famous ensemble.

About Comedian Harmonists
Friedrich Holländer

Friedrich Holländer

Even though he received a classical education, Holländer ended up writing music for cabaret. In Berlin's vibrant cabaret scene of the 1920's Holländer was an important figure,

About Friedrich Holländer
Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer

Born in Germany Hans Zimmer moved to England at an early age. He is an enormously successful composer of film music and produced the soundtracks of movies like 'Rain Man', 'Lion King'' and 'Thelma & Louise'.

About Hans Zimmer


Known for their minimalist synthesiser soundscapes, Kraftwerk were among the first to explore the limits of electronic sounds.

About Kraftwerk

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