Electronic Music

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Music
Florian Schneider, Kraftwerk co-founder, dies aged 73
Florian Schneider (Kraftwerk) in a concert in Ferrara (Italy)
Florian Schneider (Kraftwerk) in a concert in Ferrara (Italy) Credit: Daniele Dalledonne (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

Florian Schneider — cofounder of German electronic-music pioneers Kraftwerk — has died after a brief battle with cancer.

Kraftwerk, one of the most influential music groups of the past 50 years, is widely seen as among the first to popularise electronic music.