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Thomas Anders

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Bernd Weidung (born 1 March 1963), known by his stage name Thomas Anders, is a German singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as the lead vocalist of the pop duo Modern Talking.Starting his singing career while still in school, Anders unsuccessfully attempted to establish himself as a Schlager artist for several years. After forming the Eurodisco duo Modern Talking with Dieter Bohlen in 1983, they became a worldwide sensation with their hit "You're My Heart, You're My Soul". They followed up with a string of other hits, namely "You Can Win If You Want", "Cheri, Cheri Lady", "Brother Louie", "Atlantis Is Calling (S.O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Anders has received more than 1,372,424 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Thomas Anders is the 135th most popular singer (up from 162nd in 2019), the 731st most popular biography from Germany (up from 882nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular German Singer.

Thomas Anders is most famous for being the lead singer of the German pop group Modern Talking.

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Among singers, Thomas Anders ranks 135 out of 3,528Before him are Lys Assia, Caterina Valente, John Lee Hooker, Georges Brassens, Vicente Fernández, and Kris Kristofferson. After him are Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Little Richard, Al Jarreau, Grace Jones, Suzi Quatro, and Roberto Carlos.

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Among people born in 1963, Thomas Anders ranks 17Before him are Ronald Koeman, Sergey Bubka, Till Lindemann, Donnie Yen, Mohammed VI of Morocco, and James Hetfield. After him are Peter Schmeichel, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Eros Ramazzotti, Rick Rubin, James May, and Alejandro González Iñárritu.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Thomas Anders ranks 731 out of 6,142Before him are John George I, Elector of Saxony (1585), Moritz Schlick (1882), Manfred Gerlach (1928), Johann Joachim Becher (1635), Hermann von Salza (1170), and Karl Harrer (1890). After him are Frederick Augustus III of Saxony (1865), Wilhelm Cuno (1876), Gottfried Semper (1803), Fritz Walter (1920), Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870), and Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria (1843).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Thomas Anders ranks 8Before him are Constanze Mozart (1762), Klaus Meine (1948), Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), Dieter Bohlen (1954), Nina Hagen (1955), and Sandra (1962). After him are Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Ivan Rebroff (1931), Nena (1960), Marian Gold (1954), Christa Ludwig (1928), and Fancy (1946).

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