Thomas Alexander Kolbe was born on March 25, 1967 in Potsdam, Germany. He lives in Japan (Nagoya) and in Germany (Berlin).
Kolbe is a music composer, keyboardist and music producer. He released own tracks and songs under pseudonyms like TOPAZZ, Tom Topazz, Davide Sakure and many others.
Thomas Alexander Kolbe’s electronic music has been described as ethereal, dark, atmospheric, powerful.
Thomas Alexander Kolbe was trained on the piano and the accordion by his father since he was 4 years old. Kolbe has also mastered the writing of classical orchestral and film scores.
Thomas Alexander Kolbe holds a certified German degree as a media businessman in the film and music industry with a certificate (“excellent”) from the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Industry since 2002, later followed by a B.F.A. and M.F.A. degree.
In 1993, Kolbe acquired the title of federal youth group leader (Bundesjugendgruppenleiter, now renamed to Jugendleiter), which is a state-recognized title in Germany. For that Kolbe was trained in the educational and pedagogical work with children and adolescents.