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Thomas D. at Radio Pilatus in Lucerne in May 2009
|Birth name||Thomas Dürr|
|Born||30 December 1968|
|Genres||German hip hop|
|Associated acts||Die Fantastischen Vier
He has been vegan for several years and supports the animal welfare organization PETA. In 2003, he was criticised for his approval of their exhibition Holocaust on Your Plate, which compared keeping animals in mass stocks to the crimes of the Holocaust.
He sees himself as a member of the Lohas ("Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability") movement and is fond of green ecologial initiatives. On stage he often wears T-Shirts from Fairtrade Label armedangels, all of his Merchandise items are fair traded as well.
Thomas D. is married, has one daughter and one son.
Thomas D. is a member of Die Fantastischen Vier, but was also successful with his solo albums Solo (1997), Lektionen in Demut (2001), and Kennzeichen D (2008). Singles released from these albums include Rückenwind, Frisör, Liebesbrief, and Solo (featuring Nina Hagen). Outside Germany, he is probably best known for Wish (Komm zu mir) which he performed with Franka Potente on the soundtrack of the movie Run Lola Run.
He was also the singer and songwriter of the band Son Goku, who entered the German charts with Alle für Jeden (album: Crashkurs) in 2002.
In 2010 he made the song "Million Voices (7 Seconds)" The biggest online choir from Thomas D and Telekom (T-Mobile).
He voiced Kowalski in the Madagascar film series.