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Edgar Froese

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The only real continuing person in the pioneering synthesizer group Tangerine Wish, Edgar Froese also became perhaps one of the most ambitious in releasing solo albums alongside the voluminous output from the music group. Considered a get good at from the Mellotron, the first keyboard gadget (made famous with the Moody Blues) that created its audio through key-activated tape loops of real recordings of orchestras, choirs, as well as other acoustic noises. Though it still drew from TD’s brand sequencer audio, Froese’s single recordings had a far more immediate and personal quality, and frequently highlighted his penchant for rock-style electric guitar work. Whilst Tangerine Wish was releasing profession classics Phaedra and Rubycon during 1974-1975, Froese started his solo profession with both information Aqua and Epsilon in Malaysian Pale, quite equivalent however you like to contemporary function by Tangerine Wish. During the remaining ’70s, Froese released four even more single albums during TD’s breaks, implemented in 1983 by Pinnacles. By that time, Froese was the undisputed head of Tangerine Wish and could discharge material that could have made an appearance as solo function during the prior 10 years. The 1995 Virgin collection Beyond the Surprise summed up his single profession. Edgar Froese passed away of the pulmonary embolism in Vienna in January 2015; he was 70 yrs . old.

Quick Facts


Full Name Edgar Froese
Died January 20, 2015, Vienna, Austria
Profession Guitarist, Songwriter, Keyboard Player
Education Academy of Arts, Berlin
Nationality Russian, German
Spouse Monika Froese, Bianca Acquaye
Children Jerome Froese
Music Groups Tangerine Dream, The Ones
Music Songs Pinnacles, Stuntman, Maroubra Bay, os 452, Vault of the Heavens, Videophonic, Krismopompas, Year of the Falcon
Albums Epsilon in Malaysian Pale, Green Desert, Aqua, Stuntman, Macula Transfer, Beyond the Storm, Ages, Pinnacles, Stratosfear, Risky Business, Thief, Rubycon, The Keep, Orange Light Years, Kamikaze 1989, Dalinetopia, Ambient Highway, Solo (1974-1983) The Virgin Years
Movies The Man Inside, Shy People, The Park Is Mine, The Keep, Kamikaze 1989, Solomon's Nightmare: A Study in Grey, Game Over, Tangerine Dream: Live at Coventry Cathedral 1975


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1 Has one son Jerome Froese, who is also a solo musician and part of Tangerine Dream and has his own record label known as Ground Liftaz records.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stranger Things 2016 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Halloween on Dartmoor 2014 Video short writer: "Betrayal Sorcerer Theme
Music Nuggets 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto IV 2008 Video Game writer: "Remote Viewing" - as E. Froese
The Squid and the Whale 2005 writer: "Love on a Real Train"
À Tout de Suite 2004 writer: "Ricochet Part 1"
Louder Than Bombs 2001 writer: "Love on a Real Train Rerecorded"
Ghost Dad 1990 music: "Betrayal"
Ninja Champion 1986 writer: "Diamond Diary" - uncredited
Moonlighting 1985 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tatort TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1976 - 1984 performer - 1 episode, 1984
Future War 198X 1982 writer: "Main Title", "Grind", "Betrayal" - uncredited
Von Richtern und anderen Sympathisanten 1982 Documentary writer: "Cloudburst Flight"
Identification of a Woman 1982 writer: "Tangram", "Ricochet"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Three Phase: Past, Present, Future 1993 Video
Brandmale 1983
Solomon's Nightmare: A Study in Gray 1982
Rainer Werner Fassbinder - Letzte Arbeiten 1982 TV Movie documentary
Kamikaze 89 1982
Im Regen nach Amerika 1981 TV Movie
Daniel 1980 TV Movie
Unter Verschluß 1980 TV Movie
Das verbotene Spiel 1979 TV Series 3 episodes
Jahreszeiten der Liebe 1979 TV Movie
Auf Scheißer schießt man nicht 1969

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Warum die UFOs unseren Salat klauen 1980
Auf Scheißer schießt man nicht 1969

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zexzz: Ternopolis 2015 Video short in memory of
Thief: The Otherness of Sound - Johannes Schmoelling on 'Thief' 2014 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A World War II Fairytale: The Making of Michael Mann's 'The Keep' 2017 Documentary post-production Himself
Krautrock: The Rebirth of Germany 2009 Documentary Himself
Zibb 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Pop 2000: 50 Jahre Popmusik und Jugendkultur in Deutschland 1999 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself

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