Knut Kiesewetter, Jazz musician, singer-songwriter and producer, Died at 75


Knut Kiesewetter was born on September 13, 1941, in Stettin (Szczecin) and died on December 28, 2016.

He was a German jazz musician, singer, songwriter, and producer.

Kiesewetter began his career in the age of 14, playing trombone and singing.

Kiesewetter issued his first single at the age of 19.

Working as a songwriter, his songs were recorded by Gitte Haenning and Eartha Kitt, among others.

He was also a producer he worked together with Hannes Wader, Volker Lechtenbrink, and Fiede Kay.

Kiesewetter became very popular throughout the 1970s with his songs in Low German, such as “Fresenhof” and “De Möhl”.

Kiesewetter taught at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg.

Knut Kiesewetter passed away at 75 years old.