Related Information for Helen Schneider Helen Schneider (born December 23, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York City) is an American singer and actress working mainly in Germany.Born the daughter of Dvora und Abraham Schneider (the name is German and means tailor), she studied piano before starting to perform as a singer in venues in New England and New York.Between 1978 and 1984 she achieved some success as a rock singer in Germany; her song Rock'n' Roll Gypsy even reached the top 10 record charts... read more