Tommi Stumpff

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Tommi Stumpff
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Tommi Stumpff, 2015
Background information
Also known asPierre Thomas
Born (1958-02-01) 1 February 1958 (age 63)
Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Genres Electronic body music
Instruments Vocals, guitar, synthesizer, programming
Years active1979-1993, 2008, 2015–present
LabelsSchallmauer, No Dance, Electrola, Striclty Dance, EMI, Our Choice, Mental Decay, Frühstyxradio
Associated actsBasic Energy, Der KFC, Die Technodosen, Erato, The Global Masters, Tekkknozid, Tropical Hardcore
Website www.stumpff.net

Thomas Peters (born 1 February 1958), known professionally as Tommi Stumpff, [1] [2] is a German musician who played Electronic Body Music in the 1980s.

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Biography

Stumpff spent his childhood with his family in Paris and Brussels before moving back to his birthplace, Düsseldorf. In the late 1970s he formed punk band KFC, as its lead singer.

His solo debut album Zu spät Ihr Scheisser was released on Düsseldorf independent label Schallmauer Records selling 3,000 units.

The following single Contergan Punk was released on the Giftplatten label in 1983. It was produced by sound engineer Conny Plank and featured a heavy electropunk sound that would become characteristic of EBM.

Discography

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References

  1. "Tommi Stumpff – Terror II (CD Album – Danse Macabre)". Side-Line. Side-Line Magazine. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  2. "laut.de-Biographie Tommi Stumpff". Laut.de (in German). laut.ag. Retrieved 25 September 2018.