Nomi, Klaus

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Nomi, Klaus Gender: M
Klaus Sperber
born on 24 January 1944 at 20:40 (= 8:40 PM )
Place Immenstadt, Germany, 47n33, 10e13
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: De Jabrun
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 03°43' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 22°12 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 13°55'

Klaus Nomi
photo: Jean-no, license fal


German countertenor noted for his wide vocal range and an unusual, otherworldly stage persona. Nomi was known for his bizarrely visionary theatrical live performances, heavy make-up, unusual costumes, and a highly stylized signature hairdo that flaunted a receding hairline.

His songs were equally unusual, ranging from synthesizer-laden interpretations of classical opera to covers of 1960s pop standards like Chubby Checker's "The Twist" and Lou Christie's "Lightnin' Strikes".

He died from AIDS on 6 August 1983 at age 39 in New York City. He was one of the earliest known figures from the arts community to die from the disease.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Paddy de Jabrun quotes birth certificate


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : AIDS/ HIV
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : High Blood Pressure
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Germany to USA)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Gay
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.