Can’s Irmin Schmidt Awarded French Knighthood

Spoon Records and Mute are happy to announce that IRMIN SCHMIDT, founder of legendary German band CAN, has been awarded a Knighthood – the Chevalier De L’Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres – for his contribution to arts and culture by the French Ministry of Culture.

As a German citizen the ceremony will take place in Berlin on February 10th, 2015 (strict invitation by French Embassy only).

Photo Credit: Steve Gullick

Author: James McQuiston

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