Edgar Froese


Age: 70

Summary: founding member of the German electronic music band Tangerine Dream who in the 1970's along with Kraftwerk experimented with electronic rock and dance music using analog and later digital synthesizers that laid a template for a generation of musicians and bands to come, in which their music was part of a movement that came to be called "krautrock."

Cause of Death: Pulmonary embolism

Born: June 6, 1944

Died: January 20, 2015

Vienna, Austria