Thomas Rabitsch (born 19 November 1956 in Vienna) is an Austrian keyboardist and record producer.
Vienna is the federal capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primate city, with a population of about 1.9 million, and its cultural, economic, and political centre. It is the 7th-largest city by population within city limits in the European Union. Until the beginning of the 20th century, it was the largest German-speaking city in the world, and before the splitting of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in World War I, the city had 2 million inhabitants. Today, it has the second largest number of German speakers after Berlin. Vienna is host to many major international organizations, including the United Nations and OPEC. The city is located in the eastern part of Austria and is close to the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. These regions work together in a European Centrope border region. Along with nearby Bratislava, Vienna forms a metropolitan region with 3 million inhabitants. In 2001, the city centre was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In July 2017 it was moved to the list of World Heritage in Danger.
Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a country of nearly 9 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The territory of Austria covers 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi). The terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m (1,640 ft), and its highest point is 3,798 m (12,461 ft). The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects as their native language, and German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other local official languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers. The most common of these are the piano, organ, and various electronic keyboards, including synthesizers and digital pianos. Other keyboard instruments include celestas, which are struck idiophones operated by a keyboard, and carillons, which are usually housed in bell towers or belfries of churches or municipal buildings.
Harri Stojka is a Viennese jazz guitarist. He comes from the diasporic Lovara-Roma dynasty of the Bagareschtschi clan.
Hansi Lang was an Austrian singer and actor.
Johann "Hans" Hölzel, better known by his stage name Falco, was an Austrian singer and songwriter.
Starmania is an Austrian casting show, a talent show for would-be pop stars. It is broadcast on the Austrian TV channel ORF 1.
Heinz aus Wien are a rock band from Austria. They sing in German. The band was created 1995. The band consists of Cornelius Dix (Bass), Michi Gaissmaier, Markus Gartner (guitar) and Bernd Jungmair. Past members are Lelo Brossmann and Paul Wallner.
Paulus Manker is an Austrian film director and actor, as well as an author and screenplay writer.
Paul Godwin (1902–1982) was a violinist and the leader of a popular German dance orchestra in the 1920s and 30s.
Wolfgang Bauer was an Austrian writer best known as a playwright who, particularly in his younger days, was regarded as an enfant terrible by the Austrian cultural establishment.
Einzelhaft (1982) is the name of the first album by Falco. It was released in Austria, Germany, the United States, Japan, Spain, Italy, Canada, Sweden and Finland.
Bolland & Bolland are two Dutch music producers and brothers, Rob Bolland and Ferdi Bolland. They were born in Port Elizabeth in South Africa.
Christina Stürmer is an Austrian singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Linz, she rose to fame as the runner-up of the inaugural season of the ORF eins television talent series Starmania. Following her participation, she signed with Universal Music and released her debut single "Ich lebe" which spent nine weeks atop the Austrian Singles Chart. It was followed by the release of her first two albums, Freier Fall (2003) and Soll das wirklich alles sein (2004), both of which debuted atop the Austrian Albums Chart and produced eight top ten hits, including the number-one singles "Mama " and "Vorbei".
Unheilig[ˈʊnhaɪ̯lɪç] was a German band that features a variety of influences including various pop and electronic styles as well as harder, nihilistic hard rock. The band was founded in 1999 and principally consists of singer Bernd Heinrich "Der Graf" Graf along with various musical partners. He has been accompanied for live shows with musicians Christoph "Licky" Termühlen, Henning Verlage, and Martin "Potti" Potthoff. The group's debut, Phosphor, came out in 2000.
Ideal was one of the more successful German Neue Deutsche Welle music groups. It is best known for the songs "Blaue Augen", "Berlin", and "Monotonie" (Monotony).
Hoch wie nie is the name of the 2007 posthumously-published 'Best of' double album by Austrian musician Falco, who died in 1998. The Longplayer was published on Falco's 50th birthday. It was released in two versions. The Limited edition additionally contains the song "Urban Tropical", which was only available on vinyl before. There is also a Falco DVD with the same name available now, which is a documentary about Falco's life and career. In the non-European countries the album was released on 2 August 2007.
Verdammt wir leben noch is Falco's second posthumously-published album, with Out of the Dark being the first one, having the European release only three weeks after his passing. The album consists of unreleased Falco tracks, including Krise, which, though it has never been finished, was an experimental song Falco made at the end of 1997, several months before his death.
"Jeanny" is a song recorded by Austrian musician Falco, released in December 1985 as the third single from his third studio album Falco 3 (1985). It was written and composed by Falco and Rob and Ferdi Bolland, who also produced the song.
Christian Tramitz is a German-Austrian actor, comedian, voice actor and author.
Sigrid & Marina are a vocal duo from Austria, who perform in a range of popular music (schlager), traditional Volksmusik and Volkstümliche Musik. The sisters, Sigrid and Marina Hutterer, come from Gmunden in Salzkammergut, Upper Austria.
The Commander Proof Band is an Austrian rock band from Vienna which arose out of the group Lord Proof & The Proof Cats in 1974. The core members at that time beside Zekar and Lang were Fredl Petz on bass and Harry "El" Fisher on drums as also as sister Irene Fisher and Traude Sapek on backing vocals.
The discography of Rosenstolz, a German pop duo from Berlin, includes 12 studio albums and at least 40 singles, released between 1992 and 2012. The band also released a number of live albums, six compilation albums and video albums.
Violetta Parisini is an Austrian pop singer and songwriter.
Franz Manfred Wuketits was an Austrian biologist, university teacher and epistemologist. He wrote extensively on epistemology, the history and theory of biology, evolution theory, evolutionary ethics, evolutionary epistemology and sociobiology.
"Verdammt wir leben noch" is a song by Falco from his posthumously-published album Verdammt wir leben noch (1999). The song was also released as a single.
"Ganz Wien" is a song by Falco. It was originally released in 1981 as a single and later appeared on his 1982 debut album Einzelhaft.
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