|"Under the Red Lantern of St. Pauli"|
"Under the Red Lantern of St. Pauli" (in German: "Unter der roten Laterne von St. Pauli") is a German tango song of the 1940s.
The song was composed by Ralph Maria Siegel and lyrics had written by Günther Schwenn and Peter Schaeffers.Sven-Olof Sandberg was the first singer to record it on Odeon Records in 1941.
Lale Andersen,Peter Kraus and Lolita and are amongst those who have recorded it. It refers to the St. Pauli district of Hamburg, the port city's red light district.
In a 1949 review Billboard magazine described it as "a mightily pleasant serenade".
"Lili Marleen" is a German love song which became popular during World War II throughout Europe and the Mediterranean among both Axis and Allied troops. Written in 1915 as a poem, the song was published in 1937 and was first recorded by Lale Andersen in 1939 as "Das Mädchen unter der Laterne".
Lale Andersen was a German chanson singer-songwriter and actress born in Lehe. She is best known for her interpretation of the song Lili Marleen in 1939, which by 1941 transcended the conflict to become World War II's biggest international hit. Popular with both the Axis and the Allies, Andersen's original recording spawned versions, by the end of the War, in most of the major languages of Europe, and by some of the most popular artists in their respective countries.
Fußball-Club St Pauli von 1910 e.V., commonly known as simply FC St Pauli, is a German professional football club based in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg, that competes in the 2. Bundesliga.
Leo Blech was a German opera composer and conductor who is perhaps most famous for his work at the Königliches Opernhaus from 1906 to 1937, and later as the conductor of Berlin's Städtische Oper from 1949 to 1953. Blech was known for his reliable, clear, and elegant performances, especially of works by Wagner, Verdi, and Bizet's Carmen, and for his sensitivity as an accompanist.
"Einmal sehen wir uns wieder" was the German entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1961, performed in German with one verse in French by Lale Andersen. When entering the Contest in 1961, Andersen was arguably that year's most established and well-known artist, not only in Europe but worldwide; in 1939, she had recorded the original version of wartime evergreen "Lili Marleen".
"Never on Sunday", also known by its original Greek title "Ta Pediá tou Pireá", is a popular song written by Manos Hatzidakis and first sung by Melina Mercouri in the film of same name, directed by Jules Dassin and starring Mercouri. The song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1960, a first for a foreign-language picture. The film score to the movie was first released on October 1, 1960 by United Artists Records. The song has since been recorded by numerous artists, and has gained various degrees of success throughout the world.
Carl de Vogt was a German film actor who starred in four of Fritz Lang's early films. He attended the acting school in Cologne, Germany. Together with acting he was also active as a singer and recorded several discs. His greatest hit was "Der Fremdenlegionär". An extremely successful actor in his early career, he died in relative obscurity in 1970.
Werner Peters was a German film actor. He appeared in 102 films between 1947 and 1971.
Never Mind the Hosen, Here's Die Roten Rosen, sometimes Never Mind the Hosen, Here's Die Roten Rosen is the first cover album of the German punk band Die Toten Hosen, released under the pseudonym Die Roten Rosen. The band covers German schlagers on the album. This is the first DTH album to reach the charts. According to Campino, this album has won the most from the release of remasters (2007), because the impact was initially lost, but regained with remastering.
Gustav Knuth was a German film actor. He appeared in 128 films between 1935 and 1982 and starred in the TV series Alle meine Tiere. He was married to the actress Elisabeth Lennartz.
Friedrich Schoenfelder was a German actor and voice artist.
Germany was represented by Lale Andersen, with the song '"Einmal sehen wir uns wieder", at the 1961 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 18 March in Cannes, France. "Einmal sehen wir uns wieder" was chosen at the German national final held on 25 February.
Hans Leip, was a German novelist, poet and playwright, best remembered as the lyricist of Lili Marleen.
Fritz Graßhoff was a German painter, poet and songwriter. He was known for hits sung by Lale Andersen, Freddy Quinn and Hans Albers. As a painter, he participated in important exhibitions; as a writer, he was known for his lyric volume Halunkenpostille and his autobiographical novel Der blaue Heinrich. He translated poetry by the Ancient Roman Martial and the Swede Carl Michael Bellman. Many of his writings have been set to music by composers such as James Last, Norbert Schultze and Siegfried Strohbach.
"Losing You" is a song written by Jean Renard and Carl Sigman and performed by Brenda Lee. The song reached #2 on the adult contemporary chart, #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, #10 in the UK, and #13 on the R&B chart in 1963. The song is featured on her 1963 album, ..."Let Me Sing".
"He's the King" is a song recorded by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler for her twelfth studio album, All in One Voice (1998). It was released in December 1997 by EastWest Records as the lead single of the album. The song was written by German songwriters Harold Faltermeyer and Gernot Rothenbach.
Det kimer nu til julefest is a Danish Christmas carol. The lyrics were written by the Danish poet N.F.S. Grundtvig in 1817, and the music was composed by Carl Christian Nicolaj Balle in 1850.
Red Roses, Red Lips, Red Wine is a 1953 West German romantic drama film directed by Paul Martin and starring Gardy Granass, John Van Dreelen, and Rolf von Nauckhoff. It shares its title with a popular song of the same era.
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