Richard Alan Krieger (aka "Crane")
was the lead singer/bassist/writer
of the L.A. rock band Tragicomedy
in the 80’s. The group recorded the
album “Homage to Nada” on New
Alliance Records (SST).
He played trumpet and sang back-up
vocals with the iconic rock band the
Minutemen and jammed on bass with
D. Boon of that group in an improv band
called Cosmic Joke.
He also played in a progressive rock band with multi-instrumentalist and producer Richard Derrick called Another Umbrella.
His artwork consists of photography as well as surreal landscapes that he creates in Photoshop.
His book “Civilizations Quotations: Life’s Ideal” is a “Personal Empowerment Book” that helps to create a happy life by building a spiritual and philosophical foundation from the greatest writings by the greatest teachers of all time with their timeless wisdom.