Jon Klein (musician)

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Jon Klein (musician)
Birth name Jonathan David Klein
Born (1960-05-09) 9 May 1960 (age 57)
Bristol, England
Genres Post-punk, gothic rock, alternative rock, experimental
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1977–present
Associated acts Europeans, Specimen, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Sinéad O'Connor, Space Tribe

Jon Klein (sometimes credited as John Klein or John Kline)[1] (born 9 May 1960, Bristol, England) is an English guitarist from Bristol, England, best known for his work with the seminal gothic rock band Specimen.

Klein was a co-founder of the London club The Batcave, the epicenter of the UK goth scene in the early 1980s.

He was also a founding member of the late 1970s new wave band Europeans, and was a member of Siouxsie and the Banshees from 1988 to 1995. He recorded with a wide array of other artists including Baron Puppett, Thomas Dolby, Shriekback, Lucia and Space Tribe, and performed with Sinéad O'Connor.[2]


  1. ^ "Jon Klein". Retrieved 2014-08-06. 
  2. ^ "Interview for Orkus Magazine". Jungle Records. August 1997. Retrieved 2014-08-06.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)