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Udo Jurgens

Udo Jurgens Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1934
Place of Birth Klagenfurt, Austria
Death day December 21, 2014 (80 years old)
Zodiac Sign Libra
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Udo Jurgens

Udo Jürgens is an Austrian popular music composer and singer with a career spanning over 50 years. He won the Eurovision Song Contest for Austria in 1966, composed nearly 1,000 songs and sold over 100 million records. In 2007, he also naturalized Swiss nationality. He is credited with extending German-speaking pop music beyond the traditional post-war 1950s "Schlager" by infusing it with a modern pop appeal and song style. France. His compositions and staging have captivated fans of all ages. Until his death at the age of 80, he continued to dominate theaters in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Birth name Jürgen Udo Bockelmann
Born September 30, 1934, Klagenfurt, Federal State of Austria (current-day Austria)
Died December 21, 2014, Münsterlingen, Switzerland
Genres Pop, Schlager, soft rock
Occupation(s) Singer, musician, composer
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 1950–2014
Website Udo Jurgens's Official site
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About Udo Jurgens

Austrian composer and singer who wrote over 800 songs over the course of his fifty year career.

Udo Jurgens before fame

He started off his career by winning an ORF contest for composition.

Achievement of Udo Jurgens

His 1979 album Udo '80 was a big hit during the disco era.

Udo Jurgens family life

His daughter Jenny is an actress and his son John is a DJ.

Associations of Udo Jurgens

Bing Crosby recorded a cover of one of his songs during one of Crosby's last recording sessions.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Udo Jurgens

  • Goodwill Ambassador of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Austrian male singer
  • Eurovision Song contest winner
  • Buried in the Vienna Central Cemetery

Latest information about Udo Jurgens updated on June 14 2021.