Conrad Schnitzler, a founding member of both Tangerine Dream and Cluster has passed at the age of 74. Schnitzler was one of the true conceptualists of electronic music . He was a member of Tangerine Dream on on their debut album, Electronic Meditation and founded Kluster with Dieter Moebius and Hans-Joachim Roedelius. They switched their name to Cluster shortly after Schnitzler’s departure in 1971. Since then, Schnitzler has been extremely prolific. While his contemporaries took paths that made their music more accessible, Schnitzler remained an experimenter till the end, He died on August 4, 2011 after a bout with stomach cancer. You can read more in Rock Edition.
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