Prolific German musician known for singles like Sonderzug nach Pankow and for his "Germanizations" of songs by groups like The Rolling Stones. He has collaborated with acclaimed artists such as David Bowie and Eric Burdon.
His MTV Unplugged album sold more than 200,000 copies in two weeks and spawned the hit single Cello which peaked at the number 4 spot on the charts.
He has performed a German version of the song Candle in the Wind by Elton John.
He formed his first band, Free Orbit, in 1969.
His brother is Erich Lindenberg.