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Florian Schneider-Esleben (7 April 1947[1] – 21 April 2020[2]) was a German electronic pop singer and musician. He was best known as one of the founding members of the electronic band Kraftwerk. He was born in present-day Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

David Bowie named a song after Schneider in 1977.[3] Schneider retired in 2008, but then came back in 2014 then officially retiring a year later.

Schneider died from cancer on 21 April 2020 in Düsseldorf[4][5] at the age of 73.[6][7][8]