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ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
Accordions (from 19th-century German Akkordeon, from Akkord—"musical chord, concord of sounds") are a family of box-shaped musical instruments of the bellows-driven free-reed aerophone type, colloquially referred to as a squeezebox.
Adult contemporary music (AC) is a North American term used to describe a form of radio-played popular music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad-heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, quiet storm, and rock influence.
Ayşe Ajda Pekkan (12 February 1946, Istanbul, Turkey), also known as Superstar, is a Turkish pop singer and actress.
Al Martino (born Jasper Cini; October 7, 1927 – October 13, 2009) was an American singer and actor.
Allsång på Skansen (Sing-along at Skansen) is a Swedish show held at Skansen, Stockholm, every summer on Tuesdays between 8pm and 9pm.
Andrea Ferber (PDF; 18,1 MB) page 7 (née Zellen, born 28 January 1966), known professionally as Andrea Berg, is a German schlager singer.
Andrea Elisabeth Maria Jürgens (15 May 1967 – 20 July 2017) was a German schlager singer.
Andreas Gabalier (born next to Friesach on 21 November 1984) is an Austrian folk singer.
Arsenije "Arsen" Dedić (28 July 1938 – 17 August 2015) was a Croatian singer-songwriter.
A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
The Baltic states, also known as the Baltic countries, Baltic republics, Baltic nations or simply the Baltics (Balti riigid, Baltimaad, Baltijas valstis, Baltijos valstybės), is a geopolitical term used for grouping the three sovereign countries in Northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
A barrel organ (or roller organ) is a mechanical musical instrument consisting of bellows and one or more ranks of pipes housed in a case, usually of wood, and often highly decorated.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
BBC Radio Manchester is a BBC Local Radio station broadcasting to Greater Manchester and north east Cheshire in North West England from MediaCityUK in Salford Quays on FM via a transmitter at Holme Moss, with a small repeater at Saddleworth that covers Tameside and Saddleworth.
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
Göran Bror Benny Andersson (born 16 December 1946) is a Swedish musician, composer, member of the Swedish music group ABBA, and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!.
Ronald Wycherley (17 April 1940 – 28 January 1983), better known by his stage name Billy Fury, was an English singer from the late 1950s to the mid 1960s, and remained an active songwriter until the 1980s.
Björn Kristian Ulvaeus (credited as Björn Ulvæus; born 25 April 1945) is a Swedish songwriter, producer, a member of the Swedish musical group ABBA, and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!.
Brotherhood of Man are a British pop group who achieved success in the 1970s.
Burcu Güneş (born 12 August 1975, İzmir) is a Turkish singer.
In linguistics, a calque or loan translation is a word or phrase borrowed from another language by literal, word-for-word or root-for-root translation.
Camp is an aesthetic style and sensibility that regards something as appealing because of its bad taste and ironic value.
Carola is a female given name, the Latinized form of the Germanic given names Caroline or Carol.
Caterina Valente (born 14 January 1931 in Paris, France) is a French-born Italian multilingual singer, guitarist, dancer, and actress.
Central Europe is the region comprising the central part of Europe.
Charlotte Perrelli (born Anna Jenny Charlotte Nilsson, 7 October 1974) is a Swedish singer and occasional television host.
Claudia Jung (born Ute Krummenast; April 12, 1964) is a German Schlager singer, actress, and politician.
The Comedian Harmonists were an internationally famous, all-male German close harmony ensemble that performed between 1928 and 1934 as one of the most successful musical groups in Europe before World War II.
Cornelia Froboess (born 28 October 1943, Wriezen) is a German actress and a teen idol of the 1950s and early 1960s.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
Dance-pop is a pop and dance subgenre that originated in the early 1980s.
Dansband ("dance band"), or danseband in Norwegian and Danish, is a Swedish term for a band that plays dansbandsmusik ("dance band music").
Der Spiegel (lit. "The Mirror") is a German weekly news magazine published in Hamburg.
"Devojko mala" is a popular fifties song composed by Darko Kraljić and recorded by Vlastimir "Đuza" Stojiljković for the soundtrack of the Ljubav i moda film in which he was also had the starring role.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Gerhard "Gerry" Friedle (born 7 January 1971) is an Austrian entertainer and singer, better known by his stage name DJ Ötzi.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Dschinghis Khan (known in some countries as Genghis Khan) is a German pop band originally formed in Munich in 1979 to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest with their song "Dschinghis Khan", which was written and produced by Ralph Siegel with lyrics by Bernd Meinunger.
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
Easy listening (sometimes known as mood music) is a popular music genre and radio format that was most popular during the 1950s to 1970s.
"Ein bißchen Frieden" ("A Little Peace" in English) is a song in German, written by prolific German Eurovision-writing duo Ralph Siegel (music) and Bernd Meinunger (lyrics) for the Eurovision Song Contest 1982, held in Harrogate, England.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
The adjective elegiac has two possible meanings.
Engelbert Humperdinck (born Arnold George Dorsey; 2 May 1936) is an English pop singer.
Erol Evgin (born 16 April 1947 in Istanbul), is a Turkish pop singer, composer, and film actor.
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1976 was the 21st edition of the contest hosted by NOS and held in The Hague, Netherlands.
Finnish tango, or FINtango, music is an established variation of the Argentine tango but whose rhythm follows the Ballroom tango.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Frano Lasić (born 12 November 1954) is a Croatian actor and singer.
Freddy Quinn (born Franz Eugen Helmut Manfred Nidl, 27 September 1931, Niederfladnitz, Austria) is an Austrian singer and actor whose popularity within the German-speaking world soared in the late 1950s and 1960s.
Funda Arar (born 8 April 1975, in Ankara) is a Turkish singer.
Gabi Novak (born 8 July 1936) is a Croatian pop and jazz singer.
Georg Malmstén (27 June 1902, in Helsinki – 25 May 1981, in Helsinki) was a Finnish singer, musician, composer, orchestra conductor and actor.
Guildo Horn (born 15 February 1963 in Trier as Horst Köhler) is a German Schlager singer.
The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.
"Halfway to Paradise" is a popular song written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin, originally recorded in 1961 by Tony Orlando in the United States.
Hamburg (locally), Hamborg, officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Friee un Hansestadt Hamborg),Constitution of Hamburg), is the second-largest city of Germany as well as one of the country's 16 constituent states, with a population of roughly 1.8 million people. The city lies at the core of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region which spreads across four German federal states and is home to more than five million people. The official name reflects Hamburg's history as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League, a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire, a city-state and one of the 16 states of Germany. Before the 1871 Unification of Germany, it was a fully sovereign state. Prior to the constitutional changes in 1919 it formed a civic republic headed constitutionally by a class of hereditary grand burghers or Hanseaten. The city has repeatedly been beset by disasters such as the Great Fire of Hamburg, exceptional coastal flooding and military conflicts including World War II bombing raids. Historians remark that the city has managed to recover and emerge wealthier after each catastrophe. Situated on the river Elbe, Hamburg is home to Europe's second-largest port and a broad corporate base. In media, the major regional broadcasting firm NDR, the printing and publishing firm italic and the newspapers italic and italic are based in the city. Hamburg remains an important financial center, the seat of Germany's oldest stock exchange and the world's oldest merchant bank, Berenberg Bank. Media, commercial, logistical, and industrial firms with significant locations in the city include multinationals Airbus, italic, italic, italic, and Unilever. The city is a forum for and has specialists in world economics and international law with such consular and diplomatic missions as the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the EU-LAC Foundation, and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. In recent years, the city has played host to multipartite international political conferences and summits such as Europe and China and the G20. Former German Chancellor italic, who governed Germany for eight years, and Angela Merkel, German chancellor since 2005, come from Hamburg. The city is a major international and domestic tourist destination. It ranked 18th in the world for livability in 2016. The Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 2015. Hamburg is a major European science, research, and education hub, with several universities and institutions. Among its most notable cultural venues are the italic and italic concert halls. It gave birth to movements like Hamburger Schule and paved the way for bands including The Beatles. Hamburg is also known for several theatres and a variety of musical shows. St. Pauli's italic is among the best-known European entertainment districts.
Hans "Hansi" Hinterseer (born 2 February 1954) is an Austrian singer, actor, entertainer and former alpine skier.
Hülya Avşar is a Kurdish-Turkish actress, pop folk singer, businesswoman, columnist, fashion designer, magazine editor, professional tennis player, and former beauty pageant titleholder.
Heinrich Wilhelm "Heinz" Rühmann (7 March 1902 – 3 October 1994) was a German film actor who appeared in over 100 films between 1926 and 1993.
Helene Fischer (born 5 August 1984) is a German singer, entertainer, television presenter and actress.
"Hero" is a 2008 pop song performed by the Swedish singer Charlotte Perrelli written by Fredrik Kempe and Bobby Ljunggren.
A hit parade is a ranked list of the most popular recordings at a given point in time, usually determined by sales and/or airplay.
Hungarian is a Finno-Ugric language spoken in Hungary and several neighbouring countries. It is the official language of Hungary and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union. Outside Hungary it is also spoken by communities of Hungarians in the countries that today make up Slovakia, western Ukraine, central and western Romania (Transylvania and Partium), northern Serbia (Vojvodina), northern Croatia, and northern Slovenia due to the effects of the Treaty of Trianon, which resulted in many ethnic Hungarians being displaced from their homes and communities in the former territories of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It is also spoken by Hungarian diaspora communities worldwide, especially in North America (particularly the United States). Like Finnish and Estonian, Hungarian belongs to the Uralic language family branch, its closest relatives being Mansi and Khanty.
In the context of the history of the 20th century, the interwar period was the period between the end of the First World War in November 1918 and the beginning of the Second World War in September 1939.
"Invincible" is the name of the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest entry from Sweden, sung by Carola Häggkvist.
Ivo Robić (28 January 1923 in Garešnica, Croatia – 9 March 2000 in Rijeka, Croatia) was a Croatian singer and songwriter.
Jari Veikko Sillanpää (born 16 August 1965) is a Sweden-Finnish singer.
Jasna Zlokić (born 15 March 1955) is a Croatian female pop singer.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jürgen Ludwig Drews (born 2 April 1945 in Nauen near Berlin), is a prominent German Schlager singer, musician, songwriter, actor, and since 2011, restaurateur.
Juha Harri "Junnu" Vainio, also known as Juha "Watt" Vainio (10 May 1938 in Kotka, Finland – 29 October 1990, Gryon, Switzerland) was a Finnish lyricist, singer, composer and teacher.
Jukka Kuoppamäki (b. 1 September 1942, Helsinki) is a Finnish singer, songwriter and priest for The Christian Community in Germany.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
Kitsch (loanword from German), also called cheesiness or tackiness, is art or other objects that appeal to popular rather than high art tastes.
Kristina Bach (born Kerstin Bräuer on 7 April 1962 in Mettmann, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) is a German "Schlager" singer, lyricist, and music producer.
Lale Andersen (23 March 1905 – 29 August 1972) was a German chanson singer-songwriter born in Lehe (now part of Bremerhaven).
Zorana "Lola" Novaković (25 April 1935 – 3 April 2016) was a Serbian singer, hugely popular during the 1960s and to a lesser degree the 1970s.
Edith "Ditta" Einzinger (born Edith Zuser; 17 January 1931 – 30 June 2010), was an Austrian pop singer who recorded under the stage name Lolita.
Lyrics are words that make up a song usually consisting of verses and choruses.
Mallorca, or Majorca, is the largest island in the Balearic Islands, which are part of Spain and located in the Mediterranean.
Margot Eskens (born 12 August 1939, Düren) is a German Schlager singer, most popular in the 1950s and 1960s.
Marianne Rosenberg (born 10 March 1955) is a German Schlager music singer and songwriter.
Melancholia (from µέλαινα χολή),Burton, Bk.
Melodifestivalen (literally "The Melody Festival") is an annual music competition organised by Swedish public broadcasters Sveriges Television (SVT) and Sveriges Radio (SR).
Michelle is the stage name of German singer Tanja Hewer.
Miljenko Prohaska (17 September 1925 – 29 May 2014) was a Croatian composer, music arranger and orchestra conductor.
"Mississippi" is a song by Dutch country pop band Pussycat.
In music, modulation is most commonly the act or process of changing from one key (tonic, or tonal center) to another.
"Moon Over Naples" is a 1965 instrumental composed and originally performed by German bandleader Bert Kaempfert and was the first track on his album, The Magic Music of Far Away Places for Decca Records.
"Moskau" is a German-language single by the German pop-act Dschinghis Khan (known as Genghis Khan in Australia and other countries) released in 1979.
Germany claims some of the most renowned composers, singers, producers and performers of the world.
Musikantenstadl is a live television entertainment program broadcast in the German language throughout Austria, Germany, and Switzerland.
Nicole (Nicole Seibert, née Hohloch; born 25 October 1964, Saarbrücken, Germany) is a German singer.
A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.
Nilüfer Yumlu (born 31 May 1955 in the Cihangir neighborhood of Beyoğlu, Istanbul), commonly known as Nilüfer, is a Turkish pop singer.
Northern Europe is the general term for the geographical region in Europe that is approximately north of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea.
Olavi Virta (originally to 1926 Oskari Olavi Ilmén) (27 February 1915 in Sysmä, Finland – 14 July 1972 in Tampere, Finland) was a Finnish singer, acclaimed as the king of Finnish tango.
"Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)" is a 1960 song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson.
Operetta is a genre of light opera, light in terms both of music and subject matter.
A parade (also called march or marchpast) is a procession of people, usually organized along a street, often in costume, and often accompanied by marching bands, floats or sometimes large balloons.
Peter Alexander Ferdinand Maximilian Neumayer (30 June 1926 – 12 February 2011), commonly known as Peter Alexander, was an Austrian actor, singer and entertainer.
Petula Clark, CBE (born Sally Olwen Clark, 15 November 1932) is a British singer, actress and composer whose career spans seven decades.
Pimba is a Portuguese type of music, with an uptempo style, which is often associated with rural areas.
"Pod sjajem zvezda" (also known as "Pod sjajem zvezda ove noći") (Serbian for "Under the Starlight This Night") is a Serbian evergreen song composed in 1958, by Predrag Ivanović, with lyrics by Mirjana Savić and recorded by Serbian quartet Vokalni kvartet Predraga Ivanovića for the soundtrack of the 1960 Ljubav i moda film.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
Pussycat was a Dutch country and pop group led by the three Kowalczyk sisters: Toni, Betty and Marianne.
Valerija Raukar (September 5, 1924, Ruma, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes – March 6, 2011, Zagreb, Croatia), most commonly known by her stage name Rajka Vali, was a Croatian pop music singer who enjoyed success through the 1940s and 1950s.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Finnish rock (Finnish: suomirock or suomirokki—also known as Finnsrock, Finnrock or Finrock) refers to rock music made in Finland.
Roger Whittaker (born 22 March 1936) is a Kenyan/British singer-songwriter and musician, who was born in Nairobi.
Roland Kaiser (born May 10, 1952 in Berlin as Ronald Keiler) is a schlager singer-songwriter from Germany.
Romanian (obsolete spellings Rumanian, Roumanian; autonym: limba română, "the Romanian language", or românește, lit. "in Romanian") is an East Romance language spoken by approximately 24–26 million people as a native language, primarily in Romania and Moldova, and by another 4 million people as a second language.
Ross Antony Catterall (born 9 July 1974 in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England); better known by his stage name Ross Antony, is a British musical actor, singer, television entertainer and presenter in Germany, where he also resides near the city of Cologne.
Gerhard Höllerich (25 January 1943 – 9 October 1991), known professionally as Roy Black, was a German schlager singer and actor, who appeared in several musical comedies and starred in the 1989 TV series, Ein Schloß am Wörthersee.
Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer, songwriter and musician known for his impassioned singing style, complex song structures, and dark emotional ballads.
Rudi Schuricke (born Erhard Rudolf Hans Schuricke; 16 March 1913, Brandenburg an der Havel – 28 December 1973) was a popular German singer and film star.
"Sailor" is the title of the English-language rendering of the 1959 schlager composition "Seemann (Deine Heimat ist das Meer)" originally written in German by Werner Scharfenberger (de) and lyricist Fini Busch (de): featuring lyrics in English by Norman Newell (writing as David West), "Sailor" would in 1961 afford Petula Clark her first UK #1 hit, simultaneously granting Top Ten success to Anne Shelton while also bringing her chart career to a close.
"Save Your Kisses for Me" was the winning song of the Eurovision Song Contest 1976, performed for the United Kingdom by Brotherhood of Man in The Hague, Netherlands.
Schlager music ("hit(s)") is a style of popular music which is generally a catchy instrumental accompaniment to vocal pieces of pop music with easy to understand, happy-go-lucky and often sentimental lyrics.
"Seemann (Deine Heimat ist das Meer)" (English translation "Sailor (Your Home is the Sea)") is a song originally written in German by Werner Scharfenberger (de) and lyricist Fini Busch (de).
Semino Rossi (born May 29, 1962 at Rosario, Argentina) is an Argentine-Italian schlager singer living with his south-tyrolean wife in Mils, Tyrol, Austria.
Simone Stelzer alias Simone is an Austrian pop singer.
A ski resort is a resort developed for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports.
Slobodna Dalmacija is a Croatian daily newspaper published in Split.
Southeast Europe or Southeastern Europe is a geographical region of Europe, consisting primarily of the coterminous Balkan peninsula.
Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
Tarkan Tevetoğlu (born 17 October 1972), known as Tarkan, is a Turkish pop singer.
Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.
Tereza Ana Kesovija (born 3 October 1938) is an internationally acclaimed Croatian singer.
Tony Christie (born 25 April 1943) is an English musician, singer and actor.
Traditional pop (also classic pop or pop standards) is music that was recorded or performed after the Big Band era and before the advent of rock music.
Vinko "Vice" Vukov (3 August 1936 – 24 September 2008) was a Croatian singer and politician.
Vassiliki Papathanasiou (bornΒασιλική Παπαθανασίου, 23 August 1949 or 1952 (disputed year of birth), also known as Vicky Leandros, is a Greek singer with a long international career. She is the daughter of singer, musician and composer Leandros Papathanasiou (also known as Leo Leandros as well as Mario Panas). In 1972 she achieved worldwide fame after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Après Toi" while representing the country of Luxembourg. On 15 October 2006 Vicky Leandros was elected town councillor of the Greek harbour town of Piraeus on the Pasok list. Her task concerned the Cultural and International development of Piraeus. She was also Deputy Mayor of Piraeus. It was announced in June 2008 that Leandros decided to leave her position in Greek politics with immediate effect stating that she had underestimated the work load and time needed to fulfil her political obligations and that it had become impossible to combine those duties with her singing career.
Volksmusik (German: literally, "people's music" or as a Germanic connotative translation, "folk's music") is the common umbrella designation of a number of related styles of traditional folk music from the Alpine regions of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia and South Tyrol (Italy).
Volkstümliche Musik (German for "folksy/traditional/popular music") is a modern popular derivation of the traditional Volksmusik genre of German-speaking countries in general and their Alpine regions in particular.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yleisradio Oy (Finnish), also known as Rundradion (Swedish) or the Finnish Broadcasting Company (English), abbreviated to Yle (pronounced /yle/; previously stylised as YLE before the 2012 corporate rebrand), is Finland's national public broadcasting company, founded in 1926.
Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.
Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.
ZDF Fernsehgarten (ZDF Television garden) is a German entertainment show broadcast live from the grounds of the ZDF broadcasting centre at Mainz.
Zdravko Čolić (Здравко Чолић,; born 30 May 1951) is a Bosnian-born Serbian pop singer, who is popular across the area of former Yugoslavia.
"(Is This The Way To) Amarillo" is a song written by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield.