Mambo Kurt

Mambo Kurt, civil Dr. Rainer Limpinsel ( born April 11, 1967 in Hagen ) is a German musician and entertainer. Since 1998 he is covering pieces known groups from the rock and pop in rhythms like mambo, ska and other on a home organ.


In 1982 Limpinsel North Rhine-Westphalia best home organ players in the age group up to 14 years. He was discovered in 1997 by the members of the band Clawfinger that after they had seen him at a gig as a solo in a bar, took him on tour immediately.

A wider audience, he was mainly due Verona Pooths TV show " Verona's world " known, made ​​in the Mambo Kurt in 1999 for the musical accompaniment. His instrument is an analog Yamaha D -85 Electone electric organ from the year 1980. The model was produced in 1980 and later.

He is a frequent hard rock and metal festivals such as Wacken Open Air or With Full Force as a side attraction. Mambo Kurt not only plays an old-fashioned instrument in rock music, but contributes performances plus a plain wardrobe in the style of the 1970s, preferably light-colored suits, and sunglasses. He is also, since 2006 in the consignment SWR3 latenight seen regularly.

Limpinsel studied medicine at regular study time and became a surgeon. The decision to become a doctor, he met during his community service time. In 2002 he received his PhD at the Ruhr- University Bochum. He suffered from type II diabetes mellitus, which he overcame by change of diet.


  • Songs for Christmas (1998, not free sale )
  • The Return of Entertainer (1998, with regular Belz & Records, 19 Tracks )
  • The Return of Entertainer (1999, Virgin Music, 15 Tracks )
  • Back in Beige - The Return of entertainers vol. II (2000 )
  • Ecstasy - The Return of entertainers vol. 4 ( 2002 Super Modern)
  • Sun of a Beach - The Return of entertainers vol. 5 ( 2004 Super Modern)
  • Organized Crime ( 2005 Hit Thing )
  • Match home organ ( June 29, 2007 at Armageddon Music)
  • Dear God (Cordoba ) / King Football (2008, download single, co-operation with the Austrian Hanna )
  • King of home organ ( 2010 Wacken Records)


  • Diabetes cure in 28 days. 2012, ISBN 978-3954430024