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Happy birthday, Barbara Schenker

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Barbara Schenker

Barbara Schenker

Happy birthday, Barbara Schenker...
Born on July 2 1966 in Sarstedt, Lower Saxony, Germany, Barbara Schenker is a hard rock keyboardist.
She has two brothers who are very famous in the same kind of music : Rudolf (guitarist, founding member of the band Scorpions) and Michael (guitarist, founding member of the band Scorpions and member of the band UFO).
During the 80s, she got famous when she founded the hard rock band Viva (Barbara Schenker (keyboards, synthesizer, spinet), Andy Fach (lead and rythm guitars), Ralph Murthy (lead and rythm guitars), Marc Paganini (vocals), Andy "Waldo" Kawaldt (bass), Martin Pietschak (drums)) with which she records the albums Born To Rock (1980), What The Hell Is Going On! (1981) and Dealers Of The Night (1982).
She wrote most of the songs.
She got elected the best national keyboardist by Metal Hammer in 1984.
In 1985, Barbare joined the band Rosy Vista and recorded the singles Tables Are Turned and Rocking Through The Night.
She currently plays in the band SchenkersSister.
To conclude, we wish a happy birthday and years of rock to Barbara Schenker!

Barbara Schenker, with fan - LONDON, Hammersmith Apollo 18th October 2008Barbara Schenker, with fan - LONDON, Hammersmith Apollo 18th October 2008

Barbara Schenker, with fan - LONDON, Hammersmith Apollo 18th October 2008

[french version :
Joyeux anniversaire, Barbara Schenker ...
Née le 2 Juillet 1966 à Sarstedt, Basse-Saxe, Allemagne, Barbara Schenker est une claviériste de hard rock.
Barbara Schenker a deux frères très connus sur la même scène : Rudolf (guitariste, membre fondateur du groupe Scorpions) et Michael (guitariste, membre fondateur du groupe Scorpions et membre du groupe UFO).
Dans les années 1980, elle s'est faite connaître sur son clavier en fondant le groupe de hard rock Viva (Barbara Schenker (clavier, synthétiseur, épinette), Andy Fach (guitare solo et guitare rythmique), Ralph Murthy (guitare solo et guitare rythmique), Marc Paganini (chant), Andy "Waldo" Kawaldt (basse), Martin Pietschak (batterie)) avec lequel elle enregistre les albums Born To Rock (1980), What The Hell Is Going On! (1981) et Dealers Of The Night (1982).
Elle y a écrit la majorité des chansons.
Elle fut élue meilleur(e) claviériste nationale dans Metal Hammer en 1984.
En 1985, Barbara Schenker entrait dans Rosy Vista et enregistrait les singles Tables Are Turned et Rocking Through The Night.
Elle officie aujourd'hui au sein du groupe SchenkersSister.
Pour conclure, nous souhaitons un heureux anniversaire et des années de rock à Barbara Schenker !]

Barbara Schenker
Barbara Schenker

Barbara Schenker

Barbara Schenker, Viva - Metal Attack (1984)

Barbara Schenker, Viva - Metal Attack (1984)

Barbara Schenker, Viva
Barbara Schenker, Viva

Barbara Schenker, Viva

Barbara Schenker, 80's

Barbara Schenker, 80's

Barbara Schenker
Barbara Schenker
Barbara Schenker
Barbara Schenker
Barbara Schenker

Barbara Schenker

Barbara Schenker and her brother Michael, the early years

Barbara Schenker and her brother Michael, the early years

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