Keyboard player Ingo Bischof, best known as the longtime keyboard player of German band Kraan, passed away on January 29th, 2019. Bischof was born January 2, 1951 in Berlin-Kreuzberg and joined Kraan in 1975.
by Peter Thelen, Published 2019-01-31
After being a member of Karthago from 1970-74, he left after the Rock 'n' Roll Testament album to join up with Kraan in time for their Let It Out LP, who for a short while would be a five-piece until the departure of saxophonist Johannes Pappert. Around the same time, Bischof featured on a number of albums by Guru Guru, including Mani und Seine Freunde, Tango Fango, Globetrotter, and Hey Du. He remained with Kraan through the early 80s when he left for session work. He returned to Kraan twice after that, and performed on several of Hellmut Hattler's solo albums and collaborations. His last album with Kraan was 2007's Psychedelic Man.
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