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List famous German bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Germany come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best German bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Germany. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented German musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

Everything from Judith Lefeber to Wolfgang Rübsam is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Germany?" and "Which bands are popular in Germany?"

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Ludwig van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Ludwig van Beethoven Opera, Classical music

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Opera, Ballet, Art song

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Johann Sebastian Bach is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Johann Sebastian Bach Classical music

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Nico is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Nico Pop music, Folk music, Folk rock

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Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Paul van Dyk Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

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Zedd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Zedd Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house

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Johannes Brahms is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Johannes Brahms Classical music

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Klaus Meine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Klaus Meine Heavy metal, Hard rock

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ATB is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
ATB Balearic beat, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

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Michael Schenker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Michael Schenker Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Robert Alexander Schumann is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Robert Alexander Schumann Opera, Romantic music, Lied

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Tokio Hotel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Tokio Hotel Pop punk, Rock music, Teen pop

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Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Markus Schulz Trance music, Progressive house music

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Nena is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Nena Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Richard Wagner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Richard Wagner Opera, Romantic music, Classical music

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Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Opera, Romantic music, Incidental music

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Anni-Frid Lyngstad is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Anni-Frid Lyngstad Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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George Frideric Handel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
George Frideric Handel Opera, Classical music, Baroque music

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Meshell Ndegeocello is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Meshell Ndegeocello Hip hop music, Rock music, Reggae

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Nick Menza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Nick Menza Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal

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Dee Dee Ramone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Dee Dee Ramone Hip hop music, Punk rock

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Charli Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Charli Baltimore Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B

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Richard Strauss is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Richard Strauss Choral music, Opera, Ballet

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Angela Gossow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Angela Gossow Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Death metal

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Zacky Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Zacky Vengeance Metalcore, Heavy metal, Punk rock

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David Garrett is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
David Garrett Classical music, Crossover

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Matthias Jabs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Matthias Jabs Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Artur Schnabel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Artur Schnabel Classical music

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Bettina Köster is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Bettina Köster Dark ambient, Avant-garde music

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Jason Newsted is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Jason Newsted Glam metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal

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Nina Hagen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Nina Hagen New Wave, Gothic rock, Opera

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Boys Noize is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Boys Noize Dance-punk, Tech house, Electro

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Hans Zimmer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Hans Zimmer Electronic music, Film score, Video game music

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C.C.Catch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
C.C.Catch Synthpop, Disco, Pop music

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Paul Kalkbrenner is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Paul Kalkbrenner Downtempo, Minimal techno, Electronic music

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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bands from Germany

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Bix Beiderbecke is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Bix Beiderbecke White jazz, Jazz, Dixieland

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Paul Landers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Paul Landers European industrial metal, Neue Deutsche Härte

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Johann Nepomuk Hummel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bands from Germany

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Klaus Doldinger is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Klaus Doldinger Jazz, Film score

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Lisa Middelhauve is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Lisa Middelhauve Heavy metal, Symphonic metal

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Lyle Lovett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Lyle Lovett Americana, Country pop, Country rock

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Wilhelm Kempff is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Wilhelm Kempff Opera, Classical music

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Christoph Eschenbach is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Bands from Germany

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John Kay is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
John Kay Rock music, Folk music, Blues

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:wumpscut: is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
:wumpscut: Electro-industrial, Gothic rock, Electronic body music

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Kurt Weill is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Kurt Weill Ballet

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Graham Coxon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Graham Coxon Folk rock, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Hansi Kürsch is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Hansi Kürsch Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Dorothee Pesch is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Bands from Germany
Dorothee Pesch Glam metal, Power metal, Heavy metal