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Michael Schenker

German musician

Michael Schenker

German musician
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birthday
10th
January, 1955
Birth Place
Sarstedt, West Germany
Birth Sign
capricorn
Biography

Michael Schenker (born 10 January 1955) is a German rock guitarist who has played in UFO and led the Michael Schenker Group. He was an early member of Scorpions, the band co-founded by his elder brother Rudolf Schenker. In the mid-1970s, Schenker joined UFO, playing lead guitar. He left the band in 1978 to found the Michael Schenker Group. He has rejoined UFO three times, producing an album each time. Schenker continues to perform and record. He has been called “a legendary figure in the history of metal guitar.”

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

Scorpions, UFO, Michael Schenker Group, McAuley Schenker Group, Michael Schenker's Temple of Rock, Michael Schenker Fest, Contraband, G3, Schenker Pattison Summit

Genres

Hard rock, heavy metal

Labels

BMG

Years Active

1969 present

Name

Michael Schenker

Nationality

Germany

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