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  The Klaus Schulze Biography  

1947
o Born in Berlin (August 4th)
1960s
o Drums/bass/guitar with various rock bands
1968-69
o Drummer with trio PSY FREE
1969
o Member of TANGERINE DREAM
o LP Electronic Meditation
1970
o Founding of ASH RA TEMPEL
o LP Ash Ra Tempel
o Plenty of concerts with ASH RA TEMPEL
1971
o Start as Electronic Music soloist
1972
o Acquires first small Synthesizer
o First solo LP Irrlicht
1973
o First solo concerts
o Second solo album Cyborg (2LP)
o First prize for best radio-play
o Reunion LP Join Inn with ASH RA TEMPEL
1974
o Further solo concerts
o Third solo LP Picture Music
o Fourth solo LP Blackdance
1975
o First French concert tour
o Produces two LPs of FAR EAST FAMILY BAND in Tokyo and England (with a keyboard player who took later the name KITARO)
o Fifth solo LP Timewind
o »Grand Prix International« for Timewind
o German concert tour
o Italian concert tour
1976
o European concert tour
o LP Go with STOMU YAMASHTA, STEVE WINWOOD, MICHAEL SHRIEVE
o Concerts with GO in London and Paris
o Release of Go Live From Paris 2LP
o Sixth LP Moondawn
o Seventh LP Body Love, soundtrack
1977
o Body Love in USA Billboard import charts on position #2
o GO receives award in Montreux
o Eighth LP Mirage
o Two sold out concerts at London Planetarium
o Extensive Europe concert tour
o Production of Go Too in New York
o Ninth solo LP Body Love Vol. 2
1978
o Tenth LP "X" (double)
o "X" in German official record sales charts
o European concert tour
o Setup of own label IC
1979
o Setup of second studio & video studio for IC
o Eleventh LP Dune
o Two-month concert tour of Europe, with guest ARTHUR BROWN
o Various productions for IC
o First »Richard Wahnfried« production Time Actor
1980
o Twelfth LP ...Live... (double)
o Audio and video productions for IC
o Opening concert at »ars electronica«
o 13th solo LP Dig It (first digital)
1981
o Further productions for IC
o Second »Richard Wahnfried« production
o 14th LP Trancefer
o European concert tour
o Gold for IC LP Ideal (producer: kdm)
1982
o Platinum for Ideal (over 500,000 LPs sold in Germany)
o More productions for IC
o Concerts in Gent, London, Budapest
o Soundtrack for movie »Next Of Kin«
1983
o 15th LP Audentity
o Largest European concert tour so far
o Poland concert tour, overwhelming reception
o 16th LP Dziekuje Poland (live)
o Divestment of IC
1984
o Founding of INTEAM label
o Release of first INTEAM LPs
o Soundtrack for movie »Angst«
o Solo LP Angst
o Third »Richard Wahnfried« production
o Albums no. 18 Aphrica & no. 19 Drive Inn
1985
o Last regular European concert tour
o First single: Macksy
o Music for radio play »Dr. Faustus elektrisiert«
o Soundtrack for film »Havlandet« (Norway)
o Soundtrack for movie »Walk the Edge«
o Solo CD Inter*Face
1986
o Release of Poland 2LP in Poland (over a hundred thousand copies sold)
o Klaus goes Midi and uses Sampling
o Solo LP/CD Dreams
o Fourth LP of »Richard Wahnfried«
o Publication of a German book about Klaus
1987
o Closing down of Inteam
o A sequel of 10 broadcasts »The KS Story« on West German radio
o CD Babel with ANDREAS GROSSER for Virgin
o Compositions for Elisa Monte Dance Company, N.Y.
o First edition of discography The Works
1988
o 23rd LP/CD En=Trance
o Visiting New York for interviews & ballet music
o Co-Production of pop-group ALPHAVILLE
o Special CD sampler History (limited edition)
o A different sequel of 9 broadcasts of »The KS Story« on East German radio
o USA radio program on 60 stations: »KS Pioneer of Space«
1989
o Concert in Dresden in front of 6800 people
o One track Unikat for »KLEM Sampler« (limited edition)
1990
o 24th solo LP/CD Miditerranean Pads
o Double CD set The Dresden Performance
o One track Face of Mae West for USA sampler: »Dali: The Endless Enigma«
1991
o Concert in front of ten thousand at Cologne cathedral
o 26th solo LP/CD Beyond Recall (last on vinyl)
o Concert in London's Royal Festival Hall
o Concert tour in España
o Special CD sampler 2001 for German '2001 mail-order'
o Special CD with sampling library: KS Collection 1
1992
o First bootleg CDs appear
o 27th & 28th solo CDs with complete concert from Royal Festival Hall, + additional studio recordings
o Recording synth interpretations of some 'classical' music
1993
o 29th solo CD The Dome Event (Cologne concert + more)
o Some TV and film soundtracks
o Ten CD set Silver Edition (30th to 39th solo CD), a genuine limited edition
o Sensational excellent reception of Silver Edition
1994
o Double CD sampler for Virgin: The Essential 72-93
o Le Moulin de Daudet soundtrack CD on Virgin
o Solo concerts in Lille, Paris and Rome (standing ovation in Paris, even before KS played a note)
o Invitation from King Albert of Belgium and from French président François Mitterrand
o Another Wahnfried production: Trancelation, containing up-to-date dance music
o 41st solo CD Goes Classic
o Visiting Los Angeles for some film music
o 42nd record, the double CD Totentag (opera)
o CD Maxi single: Conquest Of Paradise
o 43rd solo recording, Das Wagner Desaster - Live -, double CD with concert recordings from Paris and Rome
1995
o 44th solo disc, the double CD In Blue
o Another ten CD set: Historic Edition (45th to 54th solo CD), a genuine limited edition
o Private meetings with ROBERT MOOG and PINK FLOYD
o Producing and recording with pop group SNAP
o Invitation to Berlin's "Love Parade"
o Release of 15 year old double album ...Live... finally on CD in a completed version
o Release of Moondawn - The Original Master, an unedited CD version plus bonus track
1996
o Concert in Derby, England
o Sixth Wahnfried album Trance Appeal
o Release of a set of old ASH RA TEMPEL recordings, incl. KS on drums and guitar
o 55nd album Are You Sequenced?
1997
o Release of 25 CD set Jubilee Edition (56th to 80th solo CD)
o 81st album Dosburg Online
o 7th Wahnfried album Drums 'n' Balls (The Gancha Dub)
1998
o A few remix jobs (Armageddon Dildos, Amp, Genuine...)
o Solo concert in Bologna, Italy
o Release of album A Tribute to KS
1999
o Concerts at techno & ambient festivals in Hamburg and Cologne
o Release of sampler Trailer
2000
o Release of 50 CD set The Ultimate Edition
o Concert in London and album with Manuel Göttsching
o Release of 10 CD box Contemporary Works I
o Music for Millennium Event in Beijing, China
2001
o Cameo appearance in German TV movie
o Release of 2 CDs Live @ KlangArt
2002
o Release of the 5 CD set Contemporary Works II
2003
o Promotion for company Alesis, including a free promo CD
o Concert with huge light event in Poznan, Poland
2004
o Promotion for company Alesis, including another free promo CD
2005
o Re-release of most of Schulze's historic albums
o Release of formerly unreleased music as bonus tracks
o Release of DVD (bonus with album Dig It of concert film from 1980)
o Serious disease of KS. Since September convalescent
o Release of new studio/concert album Moonlake
2006
o Very positive reception of Moonlake... and of the re-releases (with many bonus tracks)
o "Prix d'honneur" for KS, from French organisation Qwartz
2007
o Release of album Kontinuum
o Collaboration with "Schiller"
o Collaboration with Lisa Gerrard
2008
o Release of a long track on a "Schiller" album
o After 45 years: KS stops smoking cigarettes
o Sudden sickness of KS: two concerts cancelled
o Double CD Farscape (with guest Lisa Gerrard)
o Huge open-air concert at Germany’s "Loreley"
o Concerts in Berlin and Warsaw
o Release of concert CD + DVD Rheingold
2009
o Re-release of Schulze's "Edition" sets in various 3-CD sets as La Vie Electronique
o Release of concert 3-CD set Dziekuje Bardzo
o Release of concert DVD Dziekuje Bardzo
o Concert tour in Europe with guest Lisa Gerrard
o KS becomes "Honorary Citizen" of Poland
2010
o Two solo concerts in Tokyo
o Release of concert CDs & DVD Big in Japan
2011
o A remix for a David Lynch production
2013
o Release of album Shadowlands
o Release of album with historic recordings: The Schulze-Schickert Session
o Release of concert CD & 2 DVDs Big in Europe Vol. 1
2014
o Release of Big in Europe Vol. 2 (Amsterdam)
o Release of album with historic recordings: Stars are Burning
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