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Adelbert von Deyen RIP

Word reaches us that German electronic musician Adelbert von Deyen has died. His recorded legacy reaches back to 1978, when Sky Records released Sternzeit. Von Deyen, who was born October 25, 1953 in Süderbrarup, was also known as a painter and graphic artist.

by Jon Davis, Published 2018-02-26

Adelbert von DeyenVon Deyen released nine albums on the Sky label through the 80s, performing live both solo and with other musicians. He was known for eleborate staging and light shows. He ceased recording during the 90s after the death of long-time collaborator Dieter Schütz, to devote himself to painting. His paintings have been shown widely the Schleswig-Holstein region where he lived.

When he resumed his musical activities in 2006, he released his work independently. In 2016, Bureau B began reissuing his early albums.

He died on 13 February at the age of 64.


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