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Famous Record Producers from Germany

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List of notable or famous record producers from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top record producers born in Germany and even some popular record producers who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German record producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These record producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known record producer from Germany is included when available.

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This historic record producers from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German record producers of note?" and "Who are the most famous record producers from Germany?" These prominent record producers of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German record producers.

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    BirthplaceWentorf bei Hamburg, Germany


    Achim Reichel (born 28 January 1944) is a musician, producer, and songwriter from Hamburg, Germany. He is known for his 1991 single "Aloha Heja He", and serving as the frontman for the 1960s beat...  more
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    Adrian Rodriguez is a trance producer and DJ from Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany who debuted in 1994, pairing with Sash! to create hits such as "Ecuador" and "Adelante"....  more
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    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany


    Alec Empire (born Alexander Wilke-Steinhof on 2 May 1972 in Charlottenburg, West Berlin) is a German experimental electronic musician who is best known as a founding member of the band Atari Teenage...  more
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    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia


    Alex Geringas is a composer and songwriter based in Los Angeles, United States....  more
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    BirthplaceNeukölln, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Alexander Hacke (also known as Alexander von Borsig, Alex Hacke, Hacke, born 11 October 1965) is a guitarist, bass guitarist, singer, musician, record producer, writer and film maker from Germany. He...  more
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    Dec. at 78 (1908-1987)

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    NationalityUnited States of America, Germany

    Alfred Lion (born Alfred Loew, April 21, 1908 – February 2, 1987), was an American record executive who co-founded Blue Note Records in 1939. Blue Note recorded many of the biggest names in jazz...  more
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    BirthplaceStuttgart, Germany


    And.Ypsilon is a musician....  more
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    Age: 48

    BirthplaceFreiberg, Germany


    André Tanneberger (German pronunciation: [ʔanˈdʁeː ˈtanəbɛʁɡɐ]; born 26 February 1973), better known by his stage name ATB, is a German DJ, musician, and producer of electronic dance music and...  more

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    Azzido Da Bass (born Ingo Martens, 29 August 1971) is a German DJ and record producer based in Hamburg, Germany....  more
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    BirthplaceMunich, Germany


    Bruno Kramm (born 13 October 1967, in Munich) is a German musician, known for programming, playing synthesizers and keyboards, co-fronting and performing backup vocals for the electro-industrial duo...  more
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    BirthplaceCoburg, Germany


    Bernd Friedmann (also Burnt Friedman) (born 1965 in Coburg, Germany) is a German musician and producer who works under a variety of project names in the fields of electronica, dub and jazz. Friedmann...  more

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    Age: 57

    BirthplaceOss, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands, Germany

    Caroline Catherine Müller (born 31 July 1964), known professionally as C. C. Catch, is a Dutch-born German pop singer, best known for her collaboration with Dieter Bohlen in the 1980s....  more
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    BirthplaceErlangen, Germany


    Charlie Bauerfeind (born Karl Rudolf Bauerfeind; 30 May 1963) is a German sound engineer and producer who has worked mostly with power metal bands such as Angra, Blind Guardian, Helloween, Primal...  more
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    BirthplaceBogaczów, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

    NationalityUnited States of America, Germany

    Chris Strachwitz (born July 1, 1931) is a German-born American record label executive and record producer. He is the founder and president of Arhoolie Records, which he established in 1960 and which...  more
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    BirthplaceNorth Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


    Christoph Brüx (born 13 December 1965) is a German sculptor, painter, composer, pianist, keyboardist, arranger and music producer. He composed for interpreters such as No Angels, Matthias Reim, The...  more
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    BirthplaceVisselhövede, Germany


    Schiller (German pronunciation: [ˈʃɪlɐ]) is a German electronic band, who rose to fame in 1998 and named after the German poet and dramatist Friedrich Schiller. Originally it was a duo consisting of...  more
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    Age: 41

    BirthplaceErfurt, Germany


    Thomas Hübner (born April 9, 1980), better known by his stage name Clueso (pronounced [klyˈzo]), is a German singer, rapper, songwriter, and producer. Born in Erfurt, he started performing at the age...  more
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    Dec. at 47 (1940-1987)



    Konrad "Conny" Plank (3 May 1940 – 5 December 1987) was a West German record producer and musician born in Hütschenhausen. His innovative work as a sound engineer and producer in Germany's krautrock...  more

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    Age: 43

    BirthplaceGöttingen, Germany


    Danny Bokelmann (born 6 June 1978), better known under his stage name D-Bo, is a German rapper and record producer....  more
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    BirthplaceBerne, Germany


    Dieter Bohlen (German pronunciation: [ˈdiːtɐ ˈboːlən]; born Dieter Günter Bohlen on 7 February 1954) is a German musician, songwriter, record producer, and television personality. Often referred to...  more

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    BirthplaceSiegen, Germany


    Dieter Falk (born 5 December 1959 in Siegen, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German pianist, keyboardist, Christian composer, arranger, and record producer (e.g. Pur (band))....  more
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    NationalitySwitzerland, Germany

    Dieter Moebius (16 January 1944 – 20 July 2015) was a Swiss-born German electronic musician and composer, best known as a member of the influential krautrock bands Cluster and Harmonia. Moebius was...  more
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    Orhan Terzi (born 28 June 1964), better known by his stage name DJ Quicksilver, is a German-Turkish DJ and music producer. His stage name derives from his days taking part in DJ contests, where a...  more
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    BirthplaceOldenburg, Germany


    Robin Clark (born Tobias Hartmann; 6 April 1982 in Oldenburg) is a German hardstyle-DJ, remixer and producer. He is contracted at Sam Punks label Steel Records and is also known under the aliases...  more
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    Age: 48

    BirthplaceMainz, Germany


    DJ Tonka (born June 24, 1973 in Mainz, West Germany; real name Thomas-René Gerlach), is a German electronic music artist. He is also known as Tonka, Chip Tunes, and Thomastic....  more