Richard Z. “Zven” Kruspe (b. 24 June, 1967 as Richard Zven Kruspe or Sven Kruspe) is a German musician, most notable as the founder and lead-guitarist for the German Tanz-Metall (“Dance metal”) band Rammstein. He previously played the guitar in the band Orgasm Death Gimmick. He used to be named “Bernstein”, after his white South African/American ex-wife Caron Bernstein. They were together for five years until separating in 2004 and filing for divorce to be finalized this year 2006, and now his name is back to the original Kruspe again.