Klaus Nomi

Born 24 January 1944. Died 6 August 1983
Klaus Nomi
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1944-01-24
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Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi Biography (Wikipedia)

Klaus Sperber (January 24, 1944 – August 6, 1983), better known as Klaus Nomi, was a German countertenor noted for his wide vocal range and an unusual, otherworldly stage persona.

Nomi was known for his bizarrely visionary theatrical live performances, heavy make-up, unusual costumes, and a highly stylized signature hairdo that flaunted a receding hairline. His songs were equally unusual, ranging from synthesizer-laden interpretations of classical opera to covers of 1960s pop standards like Chubby Checker's "The Twist" and Lou Christie's "Lightnin' Strikes". He is remembered in the United States as one of David Bowie's backup singers for a 1979 performance on Saturday Night Live.

Nomi died in 1983 at the age of 39 as a result of complications from AIDS. He was one of the earliest known figures from the arts community to die from the disease.

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Henry Purcell
King Arthur - Cold Song
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King Arthur - Cold Song
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Samson and Delilah (Aria)
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Samson and Delilah (Aria)
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Cold Song
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Cold Song
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Valentine's Day
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Valentine's Day
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Silent Night
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Silent Night
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Nomi Song
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Nomi Song
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Death
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Death
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Lightning Strikes
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Lightning Strikes
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You Don't Own Me
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You Don't Own Me
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Keys of Life
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Keys of Life
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Wasting My Time
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Wasting My Time
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Cold Song
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Cold Song
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Der Nussbaum (from Myrthen)
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Der Nussbaum (from Myrthen)
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