On This Day (March 12)…Happy Birthday, Jürgen Fritz!

The German keyboardist Jürgen Fritz was born on this day in 1953. Retrieved from here. Fritz is best known as a member of the West German band Triumvirat. Triumvirat were a progressive, keyboard-driven band which existed in the 1970s. Fritz was the only consistent member in the band's history, appearing on all seven of the … Continue reading On This Day (March 12)…Happy Birthday, Jürgen Fritz!

On This Day (June 6)…Happy Birthday, Edgar Froese

The musician Edgar Froese was born on this day in 1944. On the day Froese was born in Tilsit, a part of East Prussia (now a part of Russia), the Allied Forces were storming the beaches at Normandy on D-Day, signaling the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe. His family relocated … Continue reading On This Day (June 6)…Happy Birthday, Edgar Froese

On This Day (January 29)…Happy Birthday, Peter Baumann!

The keyboardist Peter Baumann was born on this day in 1953. Retrieved from here. Baumann was born in Berlin; his father was also a musician, while his mother was an actress. At the age of eighteen, Baumann joined Tangerine Dream. By his own admission, he could not even play keyboards at the time of his … Continue reading On This Day (January 29)…Happy Birthday, Peter Baumann!