Gabriel "Gabi" Delgado-Lopez, singer of the German band DAF (German-American Friendship) is dead. This was announced by the management of his band and his colleague Robert Goerl on Facebook. The cause of death is unknown. The band announces that he died "completely unexpectedly".
Delgado was an extremely influential figure in the genesis of German electronic music in the late 1970s and early 1980s and was active until the end as a techno / house composer and album artist. With hits like "Tanz den Mussolini", "waste your youth", "all against all" and "kebab dreams", DAF was also known outside of Germany.
Now Delgado has died. He was 61 years old.