EUROVISION CONVENTION – BIANCA SHOMBURG

It is now TIME to look at the 4th artist who will perform at the Eurovision convention in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. It is BIANCA SHOMBURG who represented Germany at the 1997 Eurovision song contest with the Ralph Siegel and Bernd Meinunger song ZEIT. The English version is called TIME. So Bianca sang about Time long before […]

EUROVISION CONVENTION – LOU

We move to the second artist who will appear at the Eurovision convention in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Lou is the stage name of Louise Hoffner, a German pop singer. She participated in the 2001 Eurovision national finals, coming in third place with HAPPY BIRTHDAY PARTY. Shortly before Christmas 2002, composer Ralph Siegel asked her if she […]

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 – […]

NEW RELEASE – MAURICE ZAPPE

ESC Covers got to know of this song yesterday. We have no idea who Maurice Zappe is but this song caught our attention because it is a brand new composition of RALPH SIEGEL (music) and BERND MEINUNGER (lyrics)  

JUTTA STAUDENMAYER

Ralph Siegel is not the only composer of the 2017 San Marino entry – there are two others and one of them is JUTTA STAUDENMAYER. Not sure if she has any Eurovision songs under her belt, but she is well known among German schlager fans. Interesting to see Ralph has teamed up with someone else […]

GIRL GROUPS FROM GERMANY PART 3

The Hornettes were established in 1980, originally with Gitta Walther , Dagmar Hellberg , Lucy Neale (aka Lucy O’Day) and Christina Harrison . Except Hellberg, all the others were previously members of the 1978 band Love Generation . They got Reiner Pietsch to produce their first record.Late during 1980, Dagmar Hellberg left and was replaced […]

TOP 10 EUROVISION ARTISTS DUETS

By Steve Humphreys (Australia) One of my favourite moments from back in Vienna 2015, was seeing just how well contestants Mans Zelmerlow (Sweden) & Guy Sebastian (Australia) got on together during that week. Then this great freindship even transcended onto the Eurovision scoreboard, when both countries gave each other 12 points. There was even talk of […]

COMPOSER’S PAGE

The idea is that as many of the Eurovision composers will be listed in our library but as you can imagine, this is a huge task. Big progress has been made with that of RALPH SIEGEL and BERND MEININGER and I plan to so do BJORN & BENNY before Vienna. All others will only be […]