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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 197,874 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Lale Andersen is the 698th most popular actor (down from 577th in 2019), the 1,074th most popular biography from Germany (down from 897th in 2019) and the 15th 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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  • 37

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  • 5.18

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Among actors, Lale Andersen ranks 698 out of 9,996Before her are John Payne, James Garner, Annette Bening, Brendan Gleeson, Shelley Duvall, and Dean Reed. After her are Bernard Hill, Mistinguett, Kelly McGillis, Linda Lee Cadwell, Bernard Lee, and François Cluzet.

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Among people born in 1905, Lale Andersen ranks 48Before her are Otto Preminger, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Albert Pierrepoint, Takashi Shimura, Carl Gustav Hempel, and Erwin Chargaff. After her are Emmanuel Mounier, Kurt Gerstein, Sada Abe, Barnett Newman, Hans Urs von Balthasar, and Joseph Cotten. Among people deceased in 1972, Lale Andersen ranks 38Before her are Emil Maurice, Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Henri Coandă, Karl Silberbauer, Natalie Clifford Barney, and Fredric Brown. After her are Bronislava Nijinska, Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, Louis Leakey, S. R. Ranganathan, Said bin Taimur, and Hans Scharoun.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lale Andersen ranks 1,074 out of 6,142Before her are Christina of Saxony (1461), Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg (1797), Harald Schumacher (1954), Helmut Schön (1915), Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg (1484), and Adam Elsheimer (1578). After her are Karl Bühler (1879), Wilhelm Gustloff (1895), Carl Reinecke (1824), Johann Deisenhofer (1943), Walter Baade (1893), and Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Lale Andersen ranks 15Before her are Horst Buchholz (1933), Emmy Göring (1893), Udo Kier (1944), Karlheinz Böhm (1928), Nastassja Kinski (1961), and Horst Tappert (1923). After her are Karin Schubert (1944), Gottfried John (1942), Brigitte Helm (1906), Hildegard Knef (1925), Max Schreck (1879), and Til Schweiger (1963).

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