Bob Schneider was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan. When he was two, his parents moved to Germany where he spent most of his childhood. After attending the University of Maryland in Munich, Germany and then the University of Texas at El Paso, where he majored in fine art, he moved to Austin, Texas where he currently resides. He has written two books of poetry and has received no awards for either. He continues to write, make art, record, perform and produce music for a living and has written over a thousand songs, some of which you may have heard.