Simon Stockhausen was born on the 5th of June 1967 near Cologne. At the age of five he commenced his musical education (piano, saxophone, drums, synthesizer, composition) and began performing in his father´s works at the age of 12. After his final exams 1986 he started touring the world with the Stockhausen ensemble and also co-produced the electronic music for two of the operas by his father. In 1996 their collaboration stopped.
The successful collaboration with his brother Markus Stockhausen over the last 20 years in the field of jazz and improvised music generated numerous CD-releases on record labels like ECM, EMI, LARGO, two compositions for the Cologne philharmonic and soundtracks for film- and theatreproductions. In 2005 they published their last album nonDUALITY.