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Lale Andersen

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b. Lieselotte Helene Berta Bunnenberg, 23 March 1905, Bremerhaven, Germany, d. 29 August 1972, Vienna, Austria. A vocalist having a husky tone of voice and seductive design, who increased to popularity early in Globe Battle II when her edition of Norbert Schultze and Hans Leip’s ballad (German spelling ‘Lili Marleen’) ‘Lili Marlene’ became favored by the German military. Later, the United kingdom Eighth Military appropriated the quantity after hearing it on German radio, and, with an British lyric by Tommie Connor, the tune became popular in Britain for Anne Shelton. Marlene Dietrich’s poignant edition also became effective there, in addition to in america & most of all of those other globe. Connor and Johnny Reine eventually had written a follow-up, ‘The Wedding ceremony Of Lili Marlene’, that your Andrews Sisters got in to the US Strike Parade in 1949. Twenty-five years afterwards, the two making it through Andrews Sisters, Patti and Maxene, had been connected with just one more sequel, ‘Wait around FOR ME PERSONALLY, Lili’, that was featured within their 1974 Broadway musical, Over Right here!, a celebration from the sounds from the Big Music group Era and Globe Battle II. The originator from the ‘Lili’ saga, Lale Andersen, continued to earn the German Tune For Europe competition in 1961 with ‘Einmalsehen Wir Uns Wieder’ (‘We WILL DSICOVER ONE ANOTHER Some Time’) – she ultimately emerged thirteenth – and had written a novel entitled The Sky Provides Many Colours. It had been in regards to a German female who goes up to fame due to her rendition of a vintage tune, and was filmed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder in 1980 beneath the correct German name of Lili Marleen.

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Full Name Lale Andersen
Died August 29, 1972, Vienna, Austria
Profession Actor, Singer
Nationality German
Spouse Artur Beul, Paul Ernst Wilke
Children Michael Wilke, Litta Magnus, Björn Wilke
Parents Berta Adelheid Bunnenberg, Georg Adolf Hinrich Bunnenberg
Music Songs Lili Marlén, Blaue Nacht am Hafen, Es geht alles vorüber, es geht alles vorbei, Ein Schiff wird kommen, Drei rote Rosen, Unter Der Roten Laterne Von St. Pauli, Friesenlied, Und wieder geht ein schöner Tag zu Ende, Im roten Licht der Hafenbar, Backbord ist links, Wo die Nordseewellen, Melodien meiner Heimat, Unter einem Regenschirm am Abend, Ich schau' den Weißen Wolken nach, Einmal sehen wir uns wieder, Liebeslied am Hafen, Da draussen am Hafen, Mademoiselle aus Paris, Die Fischer von Langeoog, Einmal noch nach Bombay, Fernweh, Junge an der Reling, Mit Zwei Augen Wie Den Deinen, Blaues Meer, Die Dame von der Elbchaussee, Sing, Nightingale, Sing, Der Leichtmatrose, Zwei Blaue Sterne, In Hamburg Sind Die Nächte Lang, Wie Einst lili Marlen, Lat Mi Gahn, Leis` Im Park Erklingt Die Kleine Nachtmusik
Albums Lili Marleen 2, Blaue Nacht am Hafen - 50 große Erfolge, Grüß mir das Meer und den Wind, Fernweh, Die Großen Erfolge Von Gestern, Wie einst Lili Marleen Folge 1, Masterpieces presents Lale Andersen: Hits & Raritäten (48 Titel), In Hamburg sind die Nächte lang, Lale Andersen 2, Lale Andersen 1, Schlager & Stars - Folge 2, Am Kai Bei Der Alten Laterne, Blaue Nacht Am Hafen, Die Großen Schlager der 60'er Jahre Vol. 18, The German Song / Lale Andersen, Volume 1, Masterpieces Presents Lale Andersen: 10 Greatest Hits, Das Beste Von Lale Andersen, Masterpieces Presents Lale Andersen: 25 Greatest Hits, Aloha-Oe, Drei Rote Rosen, Idole, Essential Hits, Ich schau den weißen Wolken nach - 50 große Erfolge, Bei der Laterne, Wenn du heimkommst, Die großen Erfolge, Gold Collection, Schlager Und Stars, Der Junge an der Reeling, Größte Hits, Lale Andersen - Greatest Hits (Best Value Music), Hits, Wirtschaftswunder-Stars: Lale Andersen "Die Fischer von Langeoog" (Remastered 2017), Ein Schiff Wird Kommen, Am Kai, Wie einst Lili Marleen Folge 2, Vintage Vocal Jazz / Swing Nº27 - EPs Collectors "Lily Marlen, The First Recording", Lale Andersen, Da draußen am Hafen, Masterpieces Presents Lale Andersen: 5 Greatest Hits, Ich schau' den weißen Wolken nach, Schlager - unvergessene Stars, Masterpieces Presents Lale Andersen: 3 Greatest Hits, Lili Marleen - Ihre grossen Erfolge, Es fährt ein Schiff, Lili Marleen, Erfolge, Schlagers Ladies, Vol. 3, Erinnerungen an Lale Andersen, Unter der roten Laterne von St. Pauli, Burlala
Movies Lili Marleen, The Red Terror


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#Fact
1 Her autobiography "Der Himmel hat viele Farben" (The Sky has many Colours) topped the German bestselling lists (1972).
2 Made a comeback with a cover version of Melina Mercouri's song "Never On Sunday" (1959).
3 Being a close friend of Rolf Liebermann and other Jewish artists, Joseph Goebbels didn't allow her to perform publicly for nine months. Due to her popularity, the ban was lifted on several conditions (1943).
4 Mother of Björn Wilke, Litta Magnus and Michael Wilke.
5 Became famous for her song "Lili Marleen", which was enormously popular on both sides during World War II.
6 The movie Lili Marleen (1981) was based upon her life, although the main character was called "Willie".


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Battle Force 2012 performer: "Lili Marleen Lied eines Wachtposten"
Tohuwabohu 1992-1998 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Underground 1995 performer: "Lili Marleen"
The Singing Detective 1986 TV Mini-Series performer - 2 episodes
Das süsse Leben des Grafen Bobby 1962 performer: "Blaue Nacht am Hafen" - uncredited
The Eurovision Song Contest 1961 TV Special performer: "Einmal sehen wir uns wieder"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Der Pott 1971 TV Movie Truppenbetreuerin
Einer fehlt beim Kurkonzert 1968 TV Movie Agathe Brocksieben
...wie einst Lili Marleen 1956 Singer 'Lili Marleen' - 'Südseenacht'
Rote Rosen, rote Lippen, roter Wein 1953 English Vocal
G.P.U. 1942 Sängerin im Lokal in Göteborg

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lili Marleen 1981 novel "Der Himmel hat viele Farben"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsere kleine Show - Musik zur blauen Stunde 1971 TV Series Herself - Musician
Die Drehscheibe 1965-1971 TV Series Herself - Musician
Wochenspiegel 1971 TV Series Herself - Musician
Seniorenklub 1971 TV Series Herself
Erkennen Sie die Melodie? 1970 TV Series Herself - Musician
Haifischbar 1962-1970 TV Series Herself - Musician
Zwischenmahlzeit 1970 TV Series Herself - Musician
Lale Andersen singt Lieder ihrer Heimat 1970 TV Movie Herself - Musician
Der goldene Schuß 1967-1970 TV Series Herself - Musician
Meine Melodie 1966-1970 TV Series Herself - Musician
Das Sonntagskonzert 1969 TV Series Herself - Musician
Gut gefragt ist halb gewonnen 1967 TV Series Herself
Von uns für Sie 1966 TV Series Herself - Musician
Von uns - für Sie! 1966 TV Movie Herself - Musician
Musik aus Studio B 1962-1966 TV Series Herself - Musician
Soeben eingetroffen 1966 TV Series Herself - Musician
Vergißmeinnicht 1966 TV Series documentary Herself - Musician
Wer will's noch mal - Ein musikalisches Kaleidoskop 1966 TV Movie Herself - Musician
Schaufenster Deutschland 1965 TV Series Herself
Einer wird gewinnen 1965 TV Series Herself - Musician
Hoheit liebt nur dufte Puppen 1965 TV Movie Herself - Musician
Musikauktion 1964 TV Series Herself - Musician
Steht's in den Sternen? 1964 TV Series Herself
Was bin ich? 1964 TV Series Mystery Guest
Reportagen mit jedermann 1963 TV Series documentary Herself - Musician
Hamburger Extrablätter 1962 TV Series Herself - Musician
Ein Berliner in Hamburg 1961 TV Movie Herself - Musician
The Eurovision Song Contest 1961 TV Special Herself - German Entry: 13th Place
An der Reling 1959 TV Series Herself - Musician
Zum blauen Bock 1958 TV Series Störende Zuschauerin / Herself - Musician
Schlager 1958 1958 TV Movie Herself - Musician
Gruß und Kuß vom Tegernsee 1957 Herself - Musician
Die große Chance: Nr. 100 000 1956 TV Movie Herself - Musician
Sterne und Sternchen am Schlagerhimmel 1954 TV Movie Herself - Musician
Stars und Sterne 1953 TV Movie Herself - Musician
Ländliches Lied 1939 TV Movie Herself - Musician (as Lale Andersen-Wilke)
Alter Bart im Frühlingswind 1939 TV Movie Herself (as Lale Andersen-Wilke)
Brettl, das die Welt bedeutet 1939 TV Movie Herself (as Lale Andersen-Wilke)
Gesellige Stunde 1939 TV Movie Herself (as Lale Andersen-Wilke)
Parodie in Dur und Moll 1939 TV Movie Herself - Musician (as Lale Andersen-Wilke)
Unter Sternen und Laternen 1939 TV Movie Herself - Musician (as Lale Andersen-Wilke)
Weg ins Wunder 1939 TV Movie Herself (as Lale Andersen-Wilke)
Aktuelle Schaubude 1959-1972 TV Series Herself - Musician

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1945: 12 Städte, 12 Schicksale 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
Legenden 2007 TV Series documentary Herself
Tour d'Eurovision 2005 TV Movie Herself - German Entry
Lale Andersen: The Voice of Lili Marleen 2001 Documentary Herself

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