Dieter Moebius, a pioneer of Krautrock, kosmische and electronic music, has passed away at the age of 71. Moebius was best known for his work with Cluster, Kluster and Harmonia, though he also maintained a prolific solo career and released Nidemonex just last year.
The news was first broken by Neu!/Kraftwerk member Michael Rother, who worked with Moebius in the Brian Eno-collaborating Harmonia. He shared the following Facebook
Harmonia – Michael Rother, Hans -Joachim Roedelius and Dieter Moebius – and Brian Eno