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Klaus Meine

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Genres  Hard rock, heavy metal
Spouse  Gabi Meine (m. 1976)
Labels  RCA, Mercury, Sony BMG
Height  1.63 m

Years active  1965–present
Role  Vocalist
Occupation(s)  Singer, songwriter
Name  Klaus Meine
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Born  25 May 1948 (age 75) Hannover, Germany (1948-05-25)
Instruments  Vocals, guitar, tambourine
Similar People  Rudolf Schenker, Matthias Jabs, James Kottak, Pawel Maciwoda, Michael Schenker

Associated acts  Scorpions, Avantasia
Music group  Scorpions (Since 1969)

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Klaus Meine (born 25 May 1948) is a German vocalist, best known as the lead singer of the hard rock band Scorpions. He and guitarist Rudolf Schenker are the only two members of the group to appear on every Scorpions album. Meine was placed at #22 on Hit Parader's Top heavy metal Vocalists of All Time list in 2006.


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Meine is noted for his unique tenor voice and polished delivery which ranges from high notes to soft ballads.

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Meine wrote most of the lyrics to Scorpions' songs. He also shared authorship of some lyrics with Herman Rarebell (former drummer of Scorpions) on some songs like the major hit "Rock You Like a Hurricane". Meine composed some songs alone like "Wind of Change", "You and I", "But the Best for You", "Does Anyone Know", "A Moment in a Million Years", "Moment of Glory", "I Wanted to Cry", "Back to You", "My City, My Town", "Follow Your Heart", "Rock'n' Roll Band", "The World We Used To Know" and "Who We Are".

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In 1981, after a world tour and during the recording of the Blackout album, Meine lost his voice to the extent that he couldn't even speak properly. Meine was advised by his doctor to consider another profession because of his voice problems. However, Scorpions stuck together, and, after therapy and two vocal cord surgeries, Meine's voice recovered.

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In 1990, Meine performed in the "Live in Berlin" rendition of Roger Waters' "The Wall." Meine was a highlight singer during the performance. In the year 2000, he was awarded the city of Hannover plaque. and the Cross of Merit First Class (Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse) of the Lower Saxony Order of Merit. In 2008, Dommenget released a Klaus Meine signature guitar that was given to him on his 60th birthday. On the Humanity World Tour and the Get Your Sting And Blackout World Tour, Meine has used this guitar when performing.

Besides the Scorpions, he has also collaboration in "Bridge to Heaven" with Uli Jon Roth; "Send Me an Angel," "Bigger than life", "Keep the World Child" and "Jerusalem of Gold" with the Israeli singer Liel Kolet; in "Bis wohin reicht mein Leben" from Rilke Projekt; "Wind of Change" with the tenor José Carreras and the song "Dying for an Angel" from the album "The Wicked Symphony" from Avantasia, as well as in the promotional video clip.


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