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Richard Z. “Zven” Kruspe (b. 24 June, 1967 as Richard Zven Kruspe or Sven Kruspe) is a German musician, most notable as the founder and lead-guitarist for the German Tanz-Metall (“Dance metal”) band Rammstein. He previously played the guitar in the band Orgasm Death Gimmick. He used to be named “Bernstein”, after his white South African/American ex-wife Caron Bernstein. They were together for five years until separating in 2004 and filing for divorce to be finalized this year 2006, and now his name is back to the original Kruspe again.

Richard was born in Wittenberge, East Germany. He has two older sisters and an older brother. His parents divorced when he was young. His mother remarried, but he did not get along with his stepfather. They moved to the village of Weisen when he was young.

At the age of sixteen, Kruspe and some friends visited Czechoslovakia, where he bought a guitar. He had originally planned to sell it, because they were very expensive and thought he could make a nice profit. However, once he returned to East Germany, a girl at a campground he was staying at asked him to play. He told her that he couldn’t play, but she kept insisting, and Kruspe got mad and started strumming the strings. “The harder I played,” Richard said, “the more excited she got. Something clicked in my head and I realized girls like guys who play guitars.” This got him interested in playing the guitar, and as a result, he began playing every day and night for the next two years.

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    24 Dec 2013 Reply
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    24 Dec 2013 Reply
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    23 Dec 2013 Reply
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    29 Apr 2012 Reply
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    11 Oct 2011 Reply
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    30 Mar 2011 Reply
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    5 Mar 2011 Reply
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    My 3rd favorite Rammstein Member.

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    29 Jan 2011 Reply
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    30 Nov 2010 Reply
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