"Godmother of Punk" Born Catharina Hagen in East Germany in 1955, Nina Hagen is famous for working with Automobil, Nina Hagen Band and acting in various films. Hagen was considered an operatic prodigy when she was nine. She began her career at sixteen travelling to Poland. Her first band was Fritzens Dampferband. She joined Automobil in 70s releasing her early hit "Du hast den Farbfilm vergessen" In 80's she turned her attention to the USA. She has released 15 albums and acted in 12 films.