Edgar Froese Biography

b. 6 June 1944, Tilsit, East Prussia (now Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)

d. 20 January 2015, Vienna, Austria

German artist and electronic music pioneer. He began his musical career in 1965 with a short-lived rock group known as The Ones. After the group's disbandment in 1967, Froese then co-founded Tangerine Dream within the same year. After decades, and a myriad of compositions, Froese remained the only original member of the band. He was married to Monique Froese from 1970 until her death in 2000; he later married Bianca Acquaye.

Edgar Froese passed away on January 20th, 2015 in Vienna from the effects of a pulmonary embolism.

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