Thorsten Quaeschning

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Thorsten Quaeschning
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Quaeschning performing with Tangerine Dream in 2018
Background information
Born (1977-02-23) 23 February 1977 (age 45)
Berlin, Germany
Genres
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, producer
Instrument(s)Synthesizers, vocals, guitar, drums
Labels Pledge, Azure Vista, Invisible Hands
Website thorstenquaeschning.com

Thorsten Quaeschning (born 23 February 1977) is a German musician. He is the bandleader of the electronic music group Tangerine Dream which he joined in 2005. He performs synthesizers, [1] vocals, [2] guitar [3] and drums.

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Early life

Quaeschning was born in 1977 in Berlin within a classically trained music-loving family. [4]

As a child, he learned violin, piano, drums and flute and was drawn to classical composers such as Engelbert Humperdinck, Wagner, Telemann, Smetana and Mozart. [5]

Career

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Quaeschning performing with Tangerine Dream in 2018

Before joining Tangerine Dream, Quaeschning worked as a producer for the band Minory. Afterwards, he began to tour with Tangerine Dream behind the scenes in 2003 before joining them two years later.

Quaeschning has a second band called Picture Palace music. [5] [6]

In 2018, Quaeschning released the soundtrack to the thriller film Cargo . [5] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Discography

Solo

The Seaside Stage Session (2019)

The Capitol Session (2020) Ballhaus Session (2020)

with Ulrich Schnauss

with Picture Palace Music

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References

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