Famous Left-handers
Peter Plate

Peter Plate

Peter Plate, born on July 1, 1967, in Neue Neustadt, Magdeburg, Germany, is a prominent German musician, singer, producer, and songwriter best known as one half of the successful pop duo Rosenstolz. Alongside AnNa R., Plate founded Rosenstolz in the early 1990s, achieving fame for the band’s catchy tunes, profound lyrics, and magnetic stage presence.

Throughout the late 1990s and 2000s, Rosenstolz soared to popularity with hits like “Liebe ist alles,” “Ich bin ich (Wir sind wir),” and “Aus Liebe wollt ich alles wissen,” becoming a significant figure in the German-speaking music scene. The band was celebrated for its open discussion of themes such as love, sexuality, and human relationships, earning a dedicated fan base.

In addition to his success with Rosenstolz, Plate has worked extensively as a producer and songwriter for other artists, showcasing his ability to blend emotional depth with musical diversity. His work has made him a sought-after producer within the music industry.

Plate is also known for his advocacy for social and LGBTQ+ issues, reflecting his commitment to equality and acceptance through both his music and public engagement. His openness about his own sexuality has made him an influential voice in the German music scene and beyond.

After a creative hiatus, Rosenstolz made a comeback, and Peter Plate continued to pursue new musical projects, demonstrating his enduring passion for music and artistic expression. Plate's career highlights his significant impact on German pop music, marked by a continuous quest for creative exploration.