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Fred Bertelmann

b. 7 Oct 1925, Germany. Teutonic contrary amount to Britain’s David Whitfield, his light operatic tenor was omnipresent on German radio and tv in the past due 50s. Darkly good-looking and engaging prior to the surveillance cameras, he was briefly, if probably, Germany’s most well-known vocalist – though industrial penetration into various other territories was minimal at most. Agreed upon to Electrola, he appreciated domestic chart achievement before end from the 10 years, his biggest strike getting 1958’s ‘Der Lachend Vagabund (The Laughing Vagabond)’, which he was followed with the vocal harmonies from the Hansen Quartet. Offering over two million copies, ‘Der Lachend Vagabund’ was among Germany’s all-time bestsellers. Between 1955 and 1963 he previously 12 Best 40 strikes in his homeland.

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