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A photo by Wolfgang Kumm, taken in Berlin on November 7, 2015: Wolf Biermann, wearing a blue shirt, sits and sings at a microphone while playing an acoustic guitar.
Image: Wolfgang Kumm/dpa/picture alliance

Wolf Biermann

A famous former East German dissident, singer-songwriter Wolf Biermann's expatriation from the German Democratic Republic in 1976 triggered a wave of protests in both East and West Germany.