Friday, October 17, 2014

Happy 80th Birthday Christian Bruhn

Christian Bruhn was born Hans Christian Bruhn on October 17, 1934 in Wentorf, Hamburg, Germany. Bruhn has been a composer and producer since 1958. He wrote several hits for German stars like Cornelia Froboess (Zwei kleine Italiener), former wife Katja Ebstein, Freddy Quinn, Roy Black and Peter Alexander. But he wrote and composed also songs for international artist, like Swedish singer Siw Malmkvist (Liebeskummer lohnt sich nicht), French singer Mireille Mathieu and the Italian star Rita Pavone. Caterina Valente had several hits in Germany with his compositions. He’s written more than 2000 songs in 30 years, and is still active as composer of songs and film scores.
Christian’s only Euro-western score was composed for “Bandits of the Rio Grande” in 1965.
Today we celebrate Christian Bruhn’s 80th birthday.

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