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Klaus Nomi (1944–1983)

Klaus moved to New York City in the mid-70s where he worked as a pastry chef and a night club singer. A performance of his was attended by 'David Bowie' who hired Nomi as backup for his Saturday Night Live (1975) performance. See full bio »

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 2011 Romeos (performer: "Valentine's Day")
 2009 House of Boys (performer: "The Cold Song")
 2009 Burning Palace (Short) (performer: "The Cold Song" - uncredited)
 2005 Akoibon (performer: "The Cold Song")
 2005 Erik(A) - Der Mann, der Weltmeisterin wurde (Documentary) (performer: "Simple Man")
 2004 The Nomi Song (Documentary) (lyrics: "Keys of Life") / (music: "Keys of Life") / (performer: "The Nomi Song", "Total Eclipse", "Simple Man", "Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss auf Liebe eingestellt/Falling in Love Again", "After the Fall", "Lightning Strikes", "That's Our Secret", "Za Bak Daz", "Keys of Life")
 2002 Biggie and Tupac (Documentary) (performer: "Total Eclipse")
 1983 To Our Loves ("The Cold Song")
 1981 Urgh! A Music War (Documentary) (performer: "Total Eclipse")
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Personal Quote:

The future is now. People are always waiting for the future to come. I think we start right now, at this moment. This is where the future is. The future has begun. (TV interview, 1981)

Trivia:

Chose his stage name "Nomi" as an anagram of "Omni", a science fiction and science fact magazine that he was an avid reader of. See more »

Trademark:

Wore white facial make-up with black highlights when performing on stage

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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