Edgar Froese

Edgar Froese

Real Name:
Edgar Wilmar Froese
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b. 6 June 1944, Tilsit, East Prussia (now Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)
d. 20 January 2015, Vienna, Austria
German artist and electronic music pioneer. He began his musical career in 1965 with a short-lived rock group known as The Ones. After the group's disbandment in 1967, Froese then co-founded Tangerine Dream within the same year. After decades, and a myriad of compositions, Froese remained the only original member of the band. He was married to Monique Froese from 1970 until her death in 2000; he later married Bianca Acquaye.

Edgar Froese passed away on January 20th, 2015 in Vienna from the effects of a pulmonary embolism.
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Edgar Froese Discography

Albums

Edgar Froese Aqua (Album) Brain, Brain, Brain, Metronome US 1974 Sell This Version
Edgar Froese Epsilon In Malaysian Pale (Album) Virgin, Virgin Japan 1975 Sell This Version
Edgar Froese Macula Transfer (Album) Brain Germany 1976 Sell This Version
Edgar Froese Ages (Album) Virgin, Virgin New Zealand 1978 Sell This Version
Edgar Froese Stuntman (Album) Virgin, Virgin France 1979 Sell This Version
Edgar Froese Kamikaze 1989 (Album) Virgin Germany 1982 Sell This Version
Edgar Froese Pinnacles (Album) Virgin France 1983 Sell This Version
001 CD Edgar W. Froese* Dalinetopia(CD, Album) Eastgate 001 CD Germany 2004 Sell This Version
Edgar W. Froese* Pinnacles (Album) Eastgate Germany 2005 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

101 285, 101 285 - 100 Edgar Froese Stuntman (7", Single) Virgin, Virgin 101 285, 101 285 - 100 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
GR-153 Edgar Froese, Ron Boots Edgar Froese, Ron Boots - Armageddon In The Rose Garden Part 1 / Through Hills To Find(CD, Single, Ltd) Groove Unlimited GR-153 Netherlands 2008 Sell This Version

Compilations

Edgar Froese Electronic Dreams (Comp) Brain Germany 1979 Sell This Version
Edgar Froese Solo 1974-1979 (Comp) Virgin, Virgin UK 1982 Sell This Version
TPAK 12 Edgar Froese, Klaus Schulze, Ashra Edgar Froese, Klaus Schulze, Ashra - Ambient Synthetiseur(3xCD + Box, Comp, Ltd) Virgin TPAK 12 UK 1990 Sell This Version
Edgar Froese Beyond The Storm (Comp) Virgin US 1995 Sell This Version
TDP CD003 Edgar W. Froese* Ambient Highway Vol. 1(CD, Comp) TDP International TDP CD003 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
TDP CD005 Edgar W. Froese* Ambient Highway Vol. 3(CD, Comp) TDP International TDP CD005 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
TDP CD002 Edgar W. Froese* Introduction To The Ambient Highway(CD, Comp) TDP International TDP CD002 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
TDP CD004 Edgar W. Froese* Ambient Highway Vol. 2(CD, Comp) TDP International TDP CD004 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
TDP CD006 Edgar W. Froese* Ambient Highway Vol. 4(CD, Comp) TDP International TDP CD006 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
Edgar W. Froese* Orange Light Years (Comp) Eastgate Germany 2005 Sell This Version
5099964495422, 50999 6 44954 2 2 Edgar Froese Solo (1974-1983) The Virgin Years(4xCD, Comp, RM) Virgin, EMI 5099964495422, 50999 6 44954 2 2 UK & Europe 2012 Sell This Version

Videos

Tangerine Dream Plays Edgar Froese Tangerine Dream Plays Edgar Froese - The Epsilon Journey Eastgate Europe 2008 Sell This Version

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Scrap_Iron

Scrap_Iron

June 19, 2015
A thought to Herr Froese and his family while listening to "Electronic Meditation". Thank you so much for the music and the groundbreaking inspiration. R.I.P.
Nowywav027

Nowywav027

February 2, 2015
You are already missed by so many. The music lives on and may it inspire many for generations to come. R.I.P. Mr. Edgar Froese and much condolences to your family and friends. Bless you...
floatingorb

floatingorb

January 31, 2015
i am sad to hear of Edgar passing away,his music will always be in my heart.
Macula Transfer and pinnacles are amazing ! and so are the others.
god bless and rest in peace.
best wishes
Gav
Ambient-forest-owl

Ambient-forest-owl

January 25, 2015
How sad to hear of the loss of Edgar, One of most influential pioneers of electronic music, you'll be sadly missed Edgar but most definitely never forgotten, your music will stay for ever in our hearts, Pinnacles especially for me, god bless and rest in peace, best wishes Rod,
f1fierce1

f1fierce1

January 24, 2015
R.I.P. Edgar
xrtdistor

xrtdistor

January 24, 2015
Living now into a Tangerine Dream,R.I.P.????
rharris07

rharris07

January 24, 2015
n memory of one of the most inspirational musicians I've ever heard, Edgar Froese. My first Tangerine Dream record was purchased when I was 14 and almost 20 years later I still draw enormous amounts of inspiration for my own musical output from all the amazing pieces of music I own by Froese and his brilliant project, Tangerine Dream. Very few musicians have had the longevity in success and creative output that Froese experienced. Even if I had to sell all my records tomorrow, I could never part with my TD & Froese albums...as his music has been a part of me since I was a kid.
rafkey

rafkey

January 24, 2015
Thanks you Edgar for you Work !
yarham

yarham

January 23, 2015
RIP to a true musical genius Edgar. ????

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