Falco

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Johann Hölzel, 19 February 1957, Vienna, Austria, d. 6 February 1998, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Using a droll mixture of German and English lyrics, Falco had several international hits in the 80s. After completing his studies at the Vienna Conservatoire, he played bass guitar in the punk band Drahdiwaberl, composing ‘Ganz Wien’ which appeared on their Psycho Terror in 1979, and was banned because it contained the line ‘all Vienna is on heroin today’. His solo... Read more

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80s
pop
new wave
austrian
german
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