Klaus Schulze Biography

Occup.Composer
FromGermany
BornAugust 4, 1947
Berlin, Germany
Age76 years
Klaus Schulze is a German author and artist known for his pioneering work in digital and ambient music. He was born upon August 4, 1947, in Berlin, Germany, as well as matured in an imaginative household. His father was a painter, and his mom was a professional dancer, which perhaps affected his love of songs and his innovative technique to make-up.

Schulze started playing drums in a big band while still in high school, and also promptly created a rate of interest in digital and experimental songs. In the mid-1960s, he signed up with the Berlin-based experimental songs group Tangerine Dream, where he played drums and also other percussion instruments.

In 1969, Schulze left Tangerine Desire to seek his own musical vision. He began tape-recording and generating his own songs, and also rapidly got a complying with amongst fans of digital and also speculative music. His very early solo albums, such as "Irrlicht" (1972) and also "Cyborg" (1973), were identified by prolonged, disorganized compositions that shunned conventional tune and harmony for atmospheric soundscapes.

Throughout his career, Schulze remained to discover brand-new region in electronic music, experimenting with different tools and production strategies. His style developed to consist of aspects of rock, jazz, as well as classical music, in addition to influences from Eastern songs and spirituality.

Schulze has collaborated with many other artists and also artists throughout the years, consisting of Pete Namlook, Lisa Gerrard, and also Arthur Brown. He has additionally racked up a number of films, including the German movie "Agony" (1983) and the united state movie "Next Year in Jerusalem" (1997).

In addition to his songs career, Schulze has actually been a painter and also visuals artist, developing cover art for a lot of his albums as well as designing album covers for other artists.

Today, Klaus Schulze is acknowledged as one of the leaders of electronic as well as ambient songs, and his impact can be listened to in the job of several contemporary musicians as well as authors. His substantial magazine of music continues to be celebrated by fans and also doubters alike, and also he remains an energetic and also recognized number in the globe of speculative music.

Our collection contains 24 quotes who is written / told by Klaus.

Related authors: Gerry Mulligan (Musician)

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24 Famous quotes by Klaus Schulze

Small: We are all part of a tradition, at least we depend on the past
"We are all part of a tradition, at least we depend on the past"
Small: Every music - except dance music, which is for dancing, I suppose - is for the spirit of the human bein
"Every music - except dance music, which is for dancing, I suppose - is for the spirit of the human being, and not for the body"
Small: My interest in his new toy, the Theremin, isnt very big. It simply does not fit into my way of playing
"My interest in his new toy, the Theremin, isn't very big. It simply does not fit into my way of playing music. I do not want to fiddle around with my hands in the air"
Small: Manuel is still today a good friend. The others I see rarely, but with Edgar I phone from time to time
"Manuel is still today a good friend. The others I see rarely, but with Edgar I phone from time to time"
Small: As always in a musical collaboration: One has to like each other. As simple as that
"As always in a musical collaboration: One has to like each other. As simple as that"
Small: A concert is a concert is a concert is a concert. An album is an album is an album is an album. Musical
"A concert is a concert is a concert is a concert. An album is an album is an album is an album. Musically, both have nothing in common"
Small: Yes, I was invited to make the sound environment at a booth of a huge electronic company, during the Ha
"Yes, I was invited to make the sound environment at a booth of a huge electronic company, during the Hanover Industrial Fair in 1973. It was a job. Slightly good paid. But not as much as my producer then told the press"
Small: When I came back I had to realize that IC was not in a very good shape - all the much money that we had
"When I came back I had to realize that IC was not in a very good shape - all the much money that we had because of the huge Ideal success, was gone. I was very upset"
Small: Sometimes I like to make music together with a singer or with singers
"Sometimes I like to make music together with a singer or with singers"
Small: I never had many problems to do my music and to give it to a record company. Rarely do they try to argu
"I never had many problems to do my music and to give it to a record company. Rarely do they try to argue with me about my music, probably because it's still too far-out"
Small: I had to realize that the use of samples has its rules, too
"I had to realize that the use of samples has its rules, too"
Small: I did not start IC and Inteam to have control over my music. I had control before and after
"I did not start IC and Inteam to have control over my music. I had control before and after"
Small: How did this or that change my music? The only time I have to think about it is when an interviewer ask
"How did this or that change my music? The only time I have to think about it is when an interviewer asks me that"
Small: As everyone else, I was a fan of Pink Floyd in the sixties
"As everyone else, I was a fan of Pink Floyd in the sixties"
Small: I listened to the rock music of that time, but as you know and can easily hear: my music of that era ha
"I listened to the rock music of that time, but as you know and can easily hear: my music of that era had nothing to do with the common music of this era. I was experimenting, I was searching for something new"
Small: Yes, sampling has changed not just my way of playing and composing
"Yes, sampling has changed not just my way of playing and composing"
Small: Yes, Im a musician. I also like to play with others, sometimes more, sometimes less
"Yes, I'm a musician. I also like to play with others, sometimes more, sometimes less"
Small: The problem was the journalists who also did not understand much of my music, but they wrote about it.
"The problem was the journalists who also did not understand much of my music, but they wrote about it. I think you fell into the usual trap laid out by parts of the press and other writers: that the poor musician has always to fight the evil companies and managers"
Small: Most of todays music is done electronically
"Most of today's music is done electronically"
Small: And of course, the musician - if hes serious - always answers: My last album is my best, otherwise I wo
"And of course, the musician - if he's serious - always answers: My last album is my best, otherwise I wouldn't have done it"
Small: Then, in 1983 I went on a very long concert tour all over Europe
"Then, in 1983 I went on a very long concert tour all over Europe"
Small: Everything changes permantly. How boring if it wouldnt
"Everything changes permantly. How boring if it wouldn't"
Small: The human voice is the first and most natural musical instrument, also the most emotional
"The human voice is the first and most natural musical instrument, also the most emotional"
Small: Because, also the world of showbiz is not just black and white, good and bad
"Because, also the world of showbiz is not just black and white, good and bad"