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Konstantin Wecker

Konstantin Alexander Wecker (born June 1, 1947, Munich) is one of the best-known German singer-songwriters ("Liedermacher"); he also works as a composer, author, and actor. Image File history File links Konstantin-Wecker. ... Image File history File links Konstantin-Wecker. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Munich and the Bavarian Alps Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen) is the largest city and capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... Liedermacher is German for singer-songwriter. ...


One of his first works as a songwriter was at Munich's cabaret "Münchner Lach- und Schießgesellschaft" in 1973. His breakthrough as a singer came in 1977 with the LP Genug ist nicht genug ("Enough Can't Be Enough"), which includes the popular talking blues "Willy," about a man who was slain by drunken Nazis.


In the 1980s and again in the 1990s Wecker had problems with drugs, especially cocaine. He worked up these problems in some songs and books. Sterner hade fel! Elin har rätt som vanligt ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ...


Wecker has released more than forty albums, and has also composed music for film, theater, and children's musicals.


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In March 2006 Wecker was forced to cancel a scheduled performance in the small town of Halberstadt, Saxony-Anhalt. This came after the extreme-right National Democratic Party (NPD) pressured local authorities and threatened to forcibly disrupt the concert. Wecker has pledged to return to Halberstadt in the summer of 2006. [1] Look up March in Wiktionary, the free dictionary March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Liebfrauenkirche Halberstadt is a city in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. ... With an area of 20,447 km² and a population of 2. ... Far right, extreme right, ultra-right, radical right, or hard right are terms used to discuss the relative position a group or person occupies within a political spectrum. ... For the East German counterpart of the NPD, see National Democratic Party of Germany (East Germany) The National Democratic Party of Germany (German: Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands, NPD) is the largest far right political party in Germany. ...

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Selected works

Albums

  • 1972 : Sadopoetische Gesänge
  • 1974 : Ich lebe immer am Strand
  • 1977 : Genug ist nicht genug
  • 1978 : Eine ganze Menge Leben
  • 1979 : Live
  • 1980 : Liederbuch
  • 1981 : Live in München
  • 1984 : Inwendig warm
  • 1987 : Wieder dahoam - Live in Austria
  • 1989 : Stilles Glück, trautes Heim
  • 1993 : Uferlos
  • 1996 : Gamsig
  • 1998 : Brecht
  • 2001 : Vaterland
  • 2005 : Am Flußufer

Collaborations

  • 1999 : Jutta Richter / Konstantin Wecker : Es lebte ein Kind auf den Bäumen // book and cd
  • 2001 : Konstantin Wecker / Hannes Wader : Was für eine Nacht
  • 2003 : Reinhard Mey / Hannes Wader / Konstantin Wecker : Das Konzert

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Movies

  • Apollonia, Deutschland 2005, TV-Zweiteiler (Müller Vinz)
  • In der Mitte eines Lebens, Deutschland 2003, TV-Dreiteiler (Tom Hochreiter)
  • Edelweiß, Österreich 2000 (Paul Richter)
  • Alles mit Besteck, Deutschland 2001, Kurzfilm (Pianist)
  • Ein lasterhaftes Pärchen, Deutschland 2000, TV-Film (Frank)
  • Dunkle Tage, Deutschland 1999, TV-Film (Herr Rinser)
  • Mit 50 küssen Männer anders, Deutschland 1999, TV-Film (Bildhauer Gerd)
  • SOKO 5113: Tommy, Deutschland 1999, Folge aus der TV-Krimireihe (Manfred Brunnhorst)
  • Kriminaltango, Deutschland 1995, TV-Krimiserie (Mischa König, Folge 6 „Münchner Freiheit“)
  • Für mich soll´s rote Rosen regnen, Deutschland 1995, Dokumentation über Hildegard Knef (Gesprächsausschnitt mit K. Wecker)
  • Ärzte: Dr. Schwarz und Dr. Martin, Deutschland 1994 / 1996, TV-Serie in 8 Folgen (Franzl Unterrainer)
  • 1945, Österreich 1994, TV-Film (Bauer Mühlberger)
  • Das Babylon Komplott, Österreich 1993, TV-Film (Thomas)
  • Lilien in der Bank, Deutschland 1992, 104 min. (Turnlehrer)
  • Ein Mann für jede Tonart, Deutschland 1992, 92 min., Komödie (Barpianist)
  • Go Trabi Go, Deutschland, 1991, Filmkomödie (Playboy)
  • Tatort - Blue Lady, Deutschland 1990 (Rainer Seifert)
  • Die Republikaner, Deutschland 1990, Dokumentarfilm (Konzertausschnitt)
  • Deutsche Redensarten und ihr Ursprung – Jemandem einen Korb geben, Deutschland 1989, TV-Kurzfilm (Spielmann)
  • Der Geisterwald – Blutbuche und Rabenrache, Deutschland 1988, TV-Serie (Rabe)
  • Dreifacher Rittberger, BR Deutschland 1987, TV-Comedyserie (Klavierträger, 4.Folge)
  • Spaltprozesse, BR Deutschland 1987, Dokumentarfilm (Konzertausschnitt mit Konstantin Wecker)
  • Kir Royal, BR Deutschland 1986, TV-Serie (Studiomusiker, 6.Folge)
  • Stinkwut, BR Deutschland 1986, TV-Spiel (Sänger Titellied mit Zither)
  • Martha Dubronski, Schweiz 1984, 96 min., Literaturverfilmung / Drama (Fleischhauer)
  • Atemnot, Österreich 1983 / 84, 95 min., Drama (Konzertauftritt mit Sigi Maron und Konstantin)
  • Is' was, Kanzler!?!, BR Deutschland 1984, 92 min., Komödie (Straßenmusikant)
  • Ende der Freiheit, BR Deutschland 1983, 85 min., Dokumentarfilm (Konzertausschnitt)
  • Sag nein, BR Deutschland 1983, 98 min., Dokumentarfilm (Konzertausschnitt)
  • Peppermint Frieden, BR Deutschland 1982, 110 min., Drama / Jugendfilm (Schreiner Lustig)
  • Die weiße Rose, BR Deutschland, 1982, 123 min., Politthriller / Biografie
  • Schwestern oder Die Balance des Glücks, BR Deutschland 1979, 95 min., Frauenfilm / Drama (Robert Edelschneider)
  • Beim Jodeln juckt die Lederhose, BR Deutschland 1974, Sexfilm (Sepp)
  • Liebesmarkt – Matratzen-Horchdienst, BR Deutschland 1973, Sexfilm (Tom)
  • Geilermanns Töchter – Wenn Mädchen mündig werden, BR Deutschland 1973, Sexfilm (Stefan)
  • Unterm Dirndl wird gejodelt, BR Deutschland 1973, Sexfilm (Florian)
  • Der Ostfriesen-Report: O mei, haben die Ostfriesen Riesen, BR Deutschland, 1973, 80 min., Komödie / Sexfilm (Hinnerk)
  • Liebe in drei Dimensionen, BR Deutschland 1973, 93 min., Sexfilm, (Rudi)
  • Die Autozentauren, BR Deutschland 1972, TV-Film (Darsteller)
  • Mein ganzes Herz ist voll Musik, BR Deutschland 1959, Musikfilm (Mitwirkung und Soloauftritt im Rudolf Lamy Kinderchor)

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External links

  • German Homepage of Konstantin Wecker
  • IMDb-Entry Konstantin Wecker

 
 

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