Richard Z. Kruspe
American rock musician
Richard Z. Kruspe
I daughter Khira Li Lindemann Richard Zven Kruspe (born 24 June 1967) is a German musician and the lead guitarist of the German Neue Deutsche Härte band Rammstein, as well as the leader of the band Emigrate. He also used to be named "Bernstein", after his South African ex-wife Caron Bernstein. They were together for five years until separating in 2004, filed for divorce, which was finalized in 2006, after which his name reverted to Kruspe.
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Babylon Biz Files: Rich Kruse, ExecuLeader
Babylon Viilage - almost 5 years
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Ask 411 Music 7.21.11: The Collaboration Edition -
Google News - over 5 years
Though I can't seem to get it from a primary source, it seems as if at least the little girl who "sings" is the daughter of guitar player, RICHARD KRUSPE-BERNSTEIN. It would make since that the boy with his head on her shoulder would be her brother,
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Rammstein 'enfureció' a Monterrey - Diario Deportivo Record
Google News - over 5 years
Con la producción completa con la que presentan en Europa su gira LIFAD World Tour, la banda compuesta por Hill Lindemann en la voz; Richard Kruspe en la guitarra; Oliver Riedel con el bajo; Christoph Scheider en la batería; Christian Lorenz,
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Rammstein enloquece a su público en el domo de cobre - El
Google News - almost 6 years
Mientras portaban máscaras lanza llamas, Richard Kruspe y Paul Landers tuvieron un duelo de guitarras que enloqueció al público asistente en el que predominaban las playeras color negro con la cruz que caracteriza al grupo
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Rammstein is ready to heat up - Los Angeles Times (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
The group — singer Till Lindemann, guitarists Richard Kruspe and Paul Landers, keyboardist Christian “Flake” Lorenz, bassist Oliver Riedel and drummer Christoph Schneider — is famous for concerts with enough pyrotechnics to shame KISS in its heyday
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METAL INJECTION LIVECAST #116 – Hipster Bagel - Metal
Google News - almost 6 years
-Richard Kruspe (guitarist of Rammstein) was actually heavily inspired by Kiss. -Thanks to this show I know about a million weird fetishes I wish I didn't. -Noa has a certificate for being a female radio lady. -The Livecast seriously needs to do some
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Fire and fun with Rammstein - Toronto Star
Google News - almost 6 years
Performing with their tongues planted firmly in cheek, the Berlin metallurgists showcased their excellent showmanship from the get-go: with the first blasts of “Rammlied,” guitarists Richard Kruspe and Paul Landers hacked their way through a wall with
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MUSIC; Das Jackboot: German Heavy Metal Conquers Europe
NYTimes - about 12 years
DURING the German band Rammstein's 1998 American debut tour, the lead singer, Till Lindemann, whipped out a monstrous black appliance in his performance of ''Bück Dich'' (''Bend Over'') and employed it to simulate sex with his keyboardist, who lay on the floor with a mask on his face, a chain around his neck and a gag in his mouth. When they tried
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Richard Z. Kruspe
  • 2011
    Age 43
    In 2011 he left New York because "it is not the right environment for the next part of my life" and moved back to Berlin.
    More Details Hide Details It was also at this time that Richard announced he was becoming a father for the third time. He has a daughter, Khira Li Lindemann (born 28 February 1991). Her last name is "Lindemann" because her mother was previously married to Rammstein lead singer Till Lindemann. Khira's mother kept the last name "Lindemann" when she divorced. Later, she and Rammstein guitarist Richard Kruspe had Khira. The two never married, leaving Khira with the last name of Lindemann. His son Merlin Esra Besson was born on 10 December 1992. Richard's second daughter, and third child, is Maxime Alaska Bossieux. She was born 28 September 2011. Her mother is Margaux Bossieux, bassist of the all-girl NY punk band Dirty Mary. According to his ex-wife Caron, one of the reasons for their divorce was an affair between Kruspe and Bossieux, her best friend at the time. Bossieux was involved in the recording of Emigrate's debut album. She and Kruspe seem to have had an on-again, off-again relationship over the years.
  • 2001
    Age 33
    Sometime in 2001, he moved from Berlin to New York to live closer to his now ex-wife Caron.
    More Details Hide Details They separated in 2004. His name is now back to its original "Kruspe" as the divorce was finalized.
  • 1999
    Age 31
    Kruspe married South African actress Caron Bernstein on 29 October 1999.
    More Details Hide Details The ceremony was Jewish and Kruspe composed the music for it. He took on the name Richard Kruspe-Bernstein during their marriage.
  • 1994
    Age 26
    Rammstein was formed back in 1994 when Kruspe, who lived with Riedel and Schneider at the time, was looking for a new band in which to create a new style of music.
    More Details Hide Details He had left his first band, 'Orgasm Death Gimmick' in search of new band mates.
  • 1989
    Age 21
    On 10 October 1989, before the fall of the Berlin Wall, he was riding through the subway.
    More Details Hide Details When he came above ground, he found himself in the middle of a political demonstration. He was hit on the head and arrested just for being there, and thrown in jail for six days. Once out of jail, he decided to leave East Germany. Because of the Eastern Bloc, he entered West Germany through Hungary. When the Berlin Wall came down, he moved back east of Berlin, Germany.
  • 1985
    Age 17
    In 1985, bored with the apathetic music scene in his hometown, he moved to East Berlin and lived on Lychener Straße and "made music all day".
    More Details Hide Details For two years, Richard lived in an apartment with a drum kit and a guitar, and he made music by himself because he did not know anybody there. "It was a lonely time" according to Kruspe, but he used it to explore music.
  • 1967
    Born on June 24, 1967.
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