|Birth Day||April 12, 1956|
|Age||64 YEARS OLD|
Musician who has sold over thirteen million albums and has had the #1 and #3 top-selling records in Germany's history, Mensch and 4630 Bochum.
He was a film actor, appearing in the war epic Das Boot and composing the film's score.
His first two albums tanked and he was forced to sharply curtail his concert touring; it would take close to four years for him to find success.
He was born in Göttingen, Germany.