Claus Lessmann

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Claus Lessmann
Bonfire at Global East Rock Festival 2010 (4).jpg
Background information
Birth nameClaus Leßmann
Born (1960-09-11) 11 September 1960 (age 58)
GenresRock, Hard rock, Heavy metal
Occupation(s)Singer, guitarist, songwriter
Instrumentsacoustic guitar, rhythm guitar
Years active1978 – present
Associated actsCacumen, Bonfire, Lessmann/Ziller, Ex

Claus Leßmann (born 11 September 1960) was the lead singer of the German heavy metal band, Bonfire. He was the only member and the only singer of Bonfire to have appeared on all of the band's albums.[1] Leßmann was also one of the two original members of the band until January 2015, the other being lead guitarist Hans Ziller. Before joining Bonfire in 1978, he was in the bands Ginger and Sunset. He is currently the vocalist for Phantom 5. Phantom 5 has released 2 albums.


  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Biography: Bonfire". Allmusic. Retrieved 10 June 2010.