Till Lindemann was born in Leipzig, East Germany (January 4, 1963). Till started to play drums for ''First Arsch'', who released an album titled ''Saddle Up'', and played one song ("Lied von der unruhevollen Jugend") with a punk band called ''Feeling B'' (which was the former band of Rammstein members Paul Landers, Christoph Schneider and Christian Lorenz). In 1990, Till began to write lyrics. In 1994, the trio entered and won a contest in Berlin that allowed them to record a four track demo professionally.
Till has two daughters. In November 2002, Till his poetry book ''Messer'' was published. In October 2013 his new book will be published, called ''In stillen nachten''.