Jaki Liebezeit

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Liebezeit in December 2011

Jaki Liebezeit (May 26, 1938 – January 22, 2017)[1] was a German drummer. He was best known as a founding member of Can, who has been called "one of the few drummers to convincingly meld the funky and the cerebral".[2] He also played the piano and saxophone. He was born in Dresden, Germany.[3]

Liebezeit died on January 22, 2017 in Dresden, Germany from pneumonia, aged 78.[4]

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  1. "Jaki Liebezeit Discography". Discogs.com. 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  2. "Jeff Norman's website". Uwm.edu. 23 September 1999. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  3. Krämer, Ralf (10 December 2008). "Techno, im Prinzip ein flotterer Marsch: Jaki Liebezeit im Interview". Spex – Magazin für Popkultur. Archived from the original on 25 December 2013. Retrieved 22 January 2017.
  4. "Can Drummer Jaki Liebezeit Dead at 78". Pitchfork. 22 January 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2017.

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