Posted by themusicsover on May 30, 2013
DOB Unknown – May 30, 2013
Andreas Thein was a co-founder of influential German electronic synth pop band, Propaganda. Formed in 1982, the band was quickly signed to Trevor Horn’s ZTT Records who released their acclaimed 1984 debut album, A Secret Wish. The LP’s first single, “Dr. Mabuse,” was a hit in Europe, reaching #27 in the UK and #7 in Germany. Later that year however, Thein was asked to leave the group. He went on to play in such groups as Rififi and Kino who signed to Chrysalis Records and had a moderate hit with “Room In My Heart.” Andreas Thein was 59 when he lost his battle with cancer on May 30, 2013.
Thanks to Paul Bearer for the assist.
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