SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – ALFONS WEINDORF & BERND MEINUNGER

In 1996 the group DIE PALDAUER released a song called WORAUF DU DICH VERLASSEN KANNST with music by Alfons Weindorf and lyrics by Bernd Meinunger. Alfons wrote the music to the 1991 German Eurovision entry DIESER TRAUM DARF NIEMALS STERBEN sung by Atlantis 2000 and Bernd has written the lyrics for numerous Euro entries – […]

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – DIETER BOHLEN

Dieter Bohlen had two songs in the 1989 Eurovision song contest 1 – AUSTRIA – NUR EIN LIED sung by Thomas Forstner 2 – GERMANY – FLIEGER sung by Nino de Angelo Dieter Bohlen is of course one half of the very successful duo MODERN TALKING and he wrote this song for then READY FOR […]

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – ALFONS WEINDORF & BRUNNER & BRUNNER

The Brunner brothers Karl and Johann together with Alfons Weindorf wrote the 1994 Eurovision entry for Austria FUR DEN FRIEDEN DER WELT sung by Petra Frey, The Brunner brothers released many songs over the years and this song DU BIST LEBEN FUR MICH they brought out in 1996, again using Alfons to write the melody […]

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – PIET SOUER & PETER VAN ASTEN

In 1998 Maurice Kroon released a song called WE SLAAN DIE SLAG. Two of the four composers of this song are Eurovision composers: PIET SOUER who wrote the 1983 Dutch entry SING ME A SONG, sung by Bernadette PETER VAN ASTEN who wrote the 1984 Dutch entry IK HOU VAN JOU, sung by Maribelle

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – BOBBY LJUNGGREN, HAKAN ALMQVIST & INGELA FORSMAN

The trio of Bobby Ljunggren, Hakan Almqvist and Ingela Forsman wrote the song  KARLEKEN TILL DEJ for ROBERT RANDQUIST in 1997. A year later the three wrote KARLEKEN AR for Jill Johnson and she represented Sweden that year at the Eurovision song contest. Interesting that both songs are about KARLEKEN

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – LASSE HOLM & GERT LENGSTRAND

The second in our series of songs by EUROVISION composers – songs that were not their Eurovision entries. Today it is HENRIK ABERG who is a Swedish singer (probably unknown outside of Sweden) and his song JENNY OCH JAG. The song has two composers and both are Euro composers: LASSE HOLM – he is most […]

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – PIERRE KARTNER

We start today with a new daily series with will¬†probably stretch over 100 days to look at various EUROVISION composers but at OTHER songs they have composed. Often a Euro composer has just made it with one song in Eurovision but has had many others released and some even were bigger hits. The first one […]