Edgar Froese

Real Name:
Edgar Wilmar Froese
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German artist and electronic music pioneer (born 6 June 1944, Tilsit, East Prussia (now Sovetsk, Kaliningrad region, Russia) - died 20 January 2015, Vienna, Austria). Father of Jerome Froese.
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.
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Albums

VR 13-111 Edgar Froese - Aqua album art Edgar Froese Aqua (Album) Brain, Metronome, Brain, Metronome VR 13-111 US 1974 Sell This Version
YX-7077-VR Edgar Froese - Epsilon In Malaysian Pale album art Edgar Froese Epsilon In Malaysian Pale (Album) Virgin, Virgin YX-7077-VR Japan 1975 Sell This Version
60.008 Edgar Froese - Macula Transfer album art Edgar Froese Macula Transfer (Album) Brain 60.008 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
VD2507, VD 2507 Edgar Froese - Ages album art Edgar Froese Ages (Album) Virgin VD2507, VD 2507 New Zealand 1978 Sell This Version
L 37134, L-37,134, V 2139 Edgar Froese - Stuntman album art Edgar Froese Stuntman (Album) Virgin, Virgin L 37134, L-37,134, V 2139 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
204 864-320 Edgar Froese - Kamikaze 1989 (Original Soundtrack Music) album art Edgar Froese Kamikaze 1989 (Original Soundtrack Music) (Album) Virgin, Virgin 204 864-320 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
V 2277 Edgar Froese - Pinnacles album art Edgar Froese Pinnacles (Album) Virgin V 2277 New Zealand 1983 Sell This Version
007 CD Edgar Froese - Pinnacles album art Edgar W. Froese* Pinnacles (Album) Eastgate 007 CD Germany 2005 Sell This Version
005 CD Edgar Froese - Aqua album art Edgar W. Froese* Aqua (Album) Eastgate 005 CD Germany 2005 Sell This Version
004 CD Edgar Froese - Stuntman album art Edgar W. Froese* Stuntman (Album) Eastgate 004 CD Germany 2005 Sell This Version
002 CD Edgar Froese - Ages album art Edgar W. Froese* Ages (Album) Eastgate 002 CD Germany 2005 Sell This Version
49003 Edgar Froese - Epsilon In Malaysian Pale album art Edgar Froese Epsilon In Malaysian Pale (Album) Eastgate 49003 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
006 CD Edgar Froese - Macula Transfer album art Edgar W. Froese* Macula Transfer (Album) Eastgate 006 CD Germany 2005 Sell This Version
none Edgar Froese - Dalinetopia album art Edgar W. Froese* Dalinetopia (Album) Eastgate none Germany 2005 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

101 285, 101 285 - 100 Edgar Froese - Stuntman  album art Edgar Froese Stuntman (7", Single) Virgin, Virgin 101 285, 101 285 - 100 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
GR-153 Edgar Froese - Armageddon In The Rose Garden Part 1 / Through Hills To Find album art Tangerine Dream Plays Edgar Froese, Ron Boots Tangerine Dream Plays 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

0040.148 Edgar Froese - Electronic Dreams album art Edgar Froese Electronic Dreams (Comp) Brain 0040.148 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
V 2197, V2197 Edgar Froese - Solo 1974-1979 album art Edgar Froese Solo 1974-1979 (Comp, Album) Virgin, Virgin V 2197, V2197 UK 1982 Sell This Version
TPAK 12 Edgar Froese - Ambient Synthetiseur album art Edgar Froese, Klaus Schulze, Ashra Edgar Froese, Klaus Schulze, Ashra - Ambient Synthetiseur(CD, Album, RE, Pic + CD, Album, RE, Pic + CD, Albu) Virgin TPAK 12 UK 1990 Sell This Version
CAROL 1895-2 Edgar Froese - Beyond The Storm album art Edgar Froese Beyond The Storm (Comp) Virgin CAROL 1895-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
AMBT 5 Edgar Froese - Beyond The Storm album art Edgar Froese Beyond The Storm(2xCD, Comp) Virgin AMBT 5 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
TDP CD003 Edgar Froese - Ambient Highway Vol. 1 album art Edgar W. Froese* Ambient Highway Vol. 1(CD, Comp) TDP International TDP CD003 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
TDP CD005 Edgar Froese - Ambient Highway Vol. 3 album art Edgar W. Froese* Ambient Highway Vol. 3(CD, Comp) TDP International TDP CD005 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
TDP CD002 Edgar Froese - Introduction To The Ambient Highway (Roaring Cats And Driving Camels) album art Edgar W. Froese* Introduction To The Ambient Highway (Roaring Cats And Driving Camels)(CD, Album, Comp) TDP International TDP CD002 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
TDP CD004 Edgar Froese - Ambient Highway Vol. 2 album art Edgar W. Froese* Ambient Highway Vol. 2(CD, Comp) TDP International TDP CD004 Germany 2003 Sell This Version

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Expansive09

Expansive09

September 17, 2017
edited over 3 years ago
Edgar was a pioneer in art music especially in the "golden" years of the 1970s with the emergence of the synthesizer and sequencer. I like many have a fondness for the first roughly 15 years of his solo/band works all the music he was involved with early on oozed with the spark of creativity. To create such an interesting style of music that was not dependent on the influences of blues, jazz or rock was a daring thing to do. Edgar was being true to form and his solo music is a testament to his desire to push the boundaries and yet make the music somewhat accessible to those of us receptive to it.
He made his indelible mark on music history!
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.
D.JKruliq

D.JKruliq

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-owls

Ambient-forest-owls

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
edited over 3 years ago
In 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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