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Bill Leeb

Wilhelm Anton "Bill" Leeb (born 21 September 1966,[1] Vienna, Austria) is an Austrian-Canadian[2] electronic musician and record producer. ==Musical career== Leeb began his musical career with industrial band Skinny Puppy in 1985 under the pseudonym Wilhelm Schroeder,[3] contributing bass synth and occasional backing vocals to a few of their recordings and concerts. He left in mid 1986 and formed his own industrial project Front Line Assembly with Michael Balch, and later Rhys Fulber[4] and Chris Peterson. Though Front Line Assembly has had consistent underground success, Leeb's most widely known efforts are through his side project, Delerium, which had a major hit in the late 1990s with "Silence".[5] Musical projects in which Bill Leeb has participated in include: *Front Line Assembly *Delerium *Syn├Žsthesia *Cyberaktif (with cEvin Key and Dwayne Goettel) *Noise Unit *Mediaeval Baebes *Intermix *Equinox *Skinny Puppy *Fauxliage ==Personal life== He has both Austrian and Canadian citizenship and speaks English as well as German. He moved to Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada with his family when he was 13.[6] He was a high school student at Mount Elizabeth Secondary School.[7] Leeb went to Camsoun College in Victoria, British Columbia to study journalism for two years.[7] He lives in Vancouver. Leeb has been in a relationship with Canadian artist Carylann Loeppky for over 20 years. The couple have been married but are now divorced.[8] Loeppky was part of the tour personnel on Front Line Assembly tours "designing and selling merchandise and put together a visual presentation for the live performance."[8] She also created the artwork for albums of Front Line Assembly and Delerium.[9] ==References==
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