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German singer-songwriter Knut Kiesewetter dies at 75 | News | DW.COM | 29.12.2016

German singer-songwriter Knut Kiesewetter dies at 75 | News | DW.COM | 29.12.2016

December 29
09:11 2016

Esteemed musician Knut Kiesewetter, who once played alongside The Beatles, has died at the age of 75. He was famous for his songs in the Low German dialect.Knut Kiesewetter (picture-alliance/dpa/W. Pfeiffer) German singer-songwriter Knut Kiesewetter was a multi-instrumentalist who transcended genres across his long career, producing rock, soul, jazz, blues and gospel recordings. He first performed on stage at the age of 15. By 18 he had started playing at Hamburg’s Indra Club, appearing alongside The Beatles who had a residency there in 1960 while they were still relative unknowns.

Source: German singer-songwriter Knut Kiesewetter dies at 75 | News | DW.COM | 29.12.2016

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