Klaus Meine

1948 - Today

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Klaus Meine (born 25 May 1948) is a German vocalist, songwriter and instrumentalist best known as the frontman of the rock band Scorpions. Meine and guitarist Rudolf Schenker are the only two members of the group to appear on every Scorpions album, though he did not join the band until 1969, four years after its founding. Meine placed at No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klaus Meine has received more than 1,450,690 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Klaus Meine is the 109th most popular singer (down from 80th in 2019), the 592nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 457th in 2019) and the 4th most popular German Singer.

Klaus Meine is most famous for being the lead singer of the band Scorpions.

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Among singers, Klaus Meine ranks 109 out of 3,541Before him are John Lee Hooker, Alla Pugacheva, Françoise Hardy, Harry Belafonte, Kate Bush, and Peter Gabriel. After him are Gloria Gaynor, Georges Moustaki, Teresa Teng, Enya, Paul Anka, and Anna Netrebko.

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Among people born in 1948, Klaus Meine ranks 39Before him are Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, John Bonham, Alice Cooper, Radomir Antić, John Carpenter, and Tony Iommi. After him are Ian McEwan, Grace Jones, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Carl Weathers, and Rory Gallagher.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Klaus Meine ranks 592 out of 5,289Before him are Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551), James Last (1929), Till Lindemann (1963), Karl Gebhardt (1897), August Macke (1887), and Max Liebermann (1847). After him are Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629), Paul Breitner (1951), Hedwig of Silesia (1174), Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750), Oliver Kahn (1969), and Anneliese Michel (1952).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Klaus Meine ranks 4Before him are Nico (1938), Constanze Mozart (1762), and Anna Magdalena Bach (1701). After him are Dieter Bohlen (1954), Sandra (1962), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Ivan Rebroff (1931), Nina Hagen (1955), Thomas Anders (1963), Nena (1960), and Tarkan (1972).