Those of a certain age will certainly know the happy tune "My Boy Lollipop", probably the song that introduced so many of us to the bouncy genre of ska. Millie Small: My Boy Lollipop singer dies aged 72 While that was her principle exposure to North American audiences, I'm sure those with closer connections to Jamaica would know her for other hits as well. Schneider co-founded and led Kraftwerk. They not only personified the genre of precise German electronic pop, but along with Giorgio Moroder and Roger Troutman, brought the vocoder to prominence. Both Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream treated sequencers and arpeggiators as sort of "bandmates". Lots of Kraftwerk concerts available on Sugarmegs. Florian Schneider-Esleben, co-founder of German band Kraftwerk, dead at 73 | CBC News Small, at 72, of a stroke, and Schneider, at 73, of cancer.