Lale Andersen

1905 - 1972

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Lale Andersen (23 March 1905 – 29 August 1972) was a German chanson singer-songwriter and actress born in Lehe (now part of Bremerhaven). She is best known for her interpretation of the song Lili Marleen in 1939, which by 1941 transcended the conflict to become World War II's biggest international hit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lale Andersen has received more than 162,444 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Lale Andersen is the 577th most popular actor (up from 602nd in 2019), the 897th most popular biography from Germany (up from 986th in 2019) and the 10th most popular German Actor.

Lale Andersen was a German singer and actress who was most famous for her rendition of the song "Lili Marlene" during World War II.

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Among actors, Lale Andersen ranks 577 out of 10,030Before her are Winona Ryder, Max Linder, Danny Aiello, R. Lee Ermey, Adam West, and Ray Milland. After her are Carole Bouquet, Michele Placido, Hanna Schygulla, Rachel Weisz, Jim Broadbent, and Richard Dreyfuss.

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Among people born in 1905, Lale Andersen ranks 36Before her are Ulf von Euler, Jean Vigo, Nikolai Tikhonov, Władysław Gomułka, Nise da Silveira, and Kurt Gerstein. After her are Nevill Francis Mott, Takashi Shimura, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Carl Gustav Hempel, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim, and Dalton Trumbo. Among people deceased in 1972, Lale Andersen ranks 29Before her are Athenagoras I of Constantinople, Maurice Chevalier, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Max Theiler, Heinrich Lübke, and Ludwig von Bertalanffy. After her are Georg von Békésy, Jackie Robinson, Henri Coandă, Ferdinand Čatloš, Fredric Brown, and Karl Silberbauer.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lale Andersen ranks 897 out of 5,289Before her are Hans Oster (1887), Sophie of Württemberg (1818), Gustav Ritter von Kahr (1862), Erich Auerbach (1892), Johann Friedrich Overbeck (1789), and Johann Franz Encke (1791). After her are Sigmund Jähn (1937), Erich Kempka (1910), Ernst Zermelo (1871), Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1709), Prince Augustus William of Prussia (1722), and Nastassja Kinski (1961).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Lale Andersen ranks 10Before her are Curd Jürgens (1915), Magda Schneider (1909), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), Horst Tappert (1923), Udo Kier (1944), and Karlheinz Böhm (1928). After her are Nastassja Kinski (1961), Gert Fröbe (1913), Luise Rainer (1910), Horst Buchholz (1933), Hardy Krüger (1928), and Emmy Göring (1893).

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