Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi
1944 - 1983
Klaus Nomi  German Vocalist

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Klaus Nomi had an encounter with Jean Michel Basquiat (1979).


German Vocalist Klaus Nomi was born Klaus Sperber on 24th January, 1944 in Immenstadt, Bavaria and passed away on 6th Aug 1983 New York, New York, USA aged 39. He is most remembered for New Wave counter-tenor from Mars. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Klaus Nomi is a member of the following lists: 1944 births, RCA Records artists and 1983 deaths.


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First Name Klaus
Last Name Nomi
Full Name at Birth Klaus Sperber
Birthday 24th January, 1944
Birthplace Immenstadt, Bavaria
Died 6th August, 1983
Place of Death New York, New York, USA
Cause of Death Aids (related complications)
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Wild hair style that played up a receding hairline., German Countertenor
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality German
Occupation Text Singer-Songwriter, Actor
Occupation Vocalist
Claim to Fame New Wave counter-tenor from Mars
Music Genre (Text) New wave, Synthpop, Opera, Experimental, Baroque, Disco
Music Genre Pop/Rock, Rock
Year(s) Active 1977–1983, 1972–1983
Music Style New Wave, Punk/New Wave, Disco, Synth Pop, R&B, Experimental, Club/Dance, Electronic
Music Mood Nocturnal, Sophisticated, Cerebral, Stylish, Sexual, Theatrical, Trippy, Nihilistic, Paranoid, Irreverent, Enigmatic, Dramatic, Ambitious, Uncompromising, Bravado, Eccentric, Cold, Insular
Instrument Vocals
Record Label RCA
Associated Acts David Bowie, Joey Arias, Man Parrish, Kristian Hoffman
Official Websites http://www.thenomisong.com, http://www.thenomisong.com https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q57774#P856
Friend Joey Arias, Jean-Michael Basquiat, Keith Haring, John McLaughlin, Kenny Scharf
Favorite Colors Blue

Klaus Sperber (January 24, 1944 – August 6, 1983), known professionally as Klaus Nomi, was a German countertenor noted for his wide vocal range and an unusual, otherworldly stage persona.

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Klaus Nomi39 AquariusVocalist
Jean Michel Basquiat27 CapricornPainter


Klaus Nomi: After the Fall1982Klaus NomiMusic Video
Klaus Nomi: Falling in Love Again1982Klaus NomiMusic Video
Klaus Nomi: Lightning Strikes1982Klaus NomiMusic Video
Klaus Nomi: Nomi Song1982Klaus NomiMusic Video
Klaus Nomi: Simple Man1982Klaus NomiMusic Video
The Long Island Four1980Movie
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video1979Opera Singer (uncredited)Movie
Beauty Becomes the Beast1979Movie
Ex und hopp1972Movie


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hyperkineticstarlingFeb 5, 2012

Klaus Nomi appeared on Saturday Night Live with David Bowie and nearly stole the show.

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