German singer and songwriter and former GDR dissident Wolf Biermann performs at the German Lower House of Parliament (Bundestag) during a commemoration event of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in Berlin on November 7, 2014.  Biermann, who was kicked out of East Germany in 1976 for his critical songs, performs in the Bundestag lower house of parliament, in a tribute to those who resisted the regime.AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ        (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)