Nino de Angelo

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For the famous Italian singer, see Nino D'Angelo.
Nino de Angelo
Birth name Domenico Gerhard Gorgoglione
Born (1963-12-18) 18 December 1963 (age 50)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Years active 1982–present
Associated acts Dieter Bohlen, Drafi Deutscher

Nino de Angelo (born Domenico Gerhard Gorgoglione, 18 December 1963) is a German singer[1] who participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 1989 with the song, "Flieger", written by Dieter Bohlen and Joachim Horn-Bernges.

He had a minor hit in 1984 in the UK Singles Chart with "Guardian Angel".[2] Originally recorded in German and written by Drafi Deutscher, the song "Jenseits von Eden" remained number 1 for ten weeks on the German chart, while an Italian version was number one in France for five weeks. He collaborated with German band Mr. President, performing a song called "Olympic Games" from their "We See the Same Sun" album. He participated in Eurovision Song Contest in 1989 with the song "Flieger", performed 21st in the night and finished 14h with 46 points. German punk band Die Ärzte covered the song "Jenseits Von Eden" on their self-titled album, released in 1986.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1983: Junges Blut
  • 1984: Jenseits Von Eden
  • 1984: Nino
  • 1984: Zeit Für Rebelle
  • 1985: Time To Recover
  • 1986: Ich suche nach Liebe
  • 1987: Durch tausend Feuer
  • 1988: Baby Jane
  • 1989: Flieger
  • 1989: Samuraj
  • 1991: De Angelo
  • 1993: Verfluchte Zeiten
  • 2000: Schwindelfrei
  • 2002: Solange man liebt
  • 2003: Zurück nach vorn
  • 2004: Un Momento Italiano
  • 2005: Nino
  • 2012: Das Leben ist schön

Singles (selected)[edit]

  • 1983: "Jenseits von Eden"
  • 1984: "Atemlos" / "Gar Nicht Mehr"
  • 1984: "Giganti" / "Tempo Verra"
  • 1984: "Guardian Angel"
  • 1984: "Unchained Love"
  • 1984: "Wir Sind Giganten" / "Zeit Für Rebellen"
  • 1989: "Flieger" / "Laureen"
  • 1989: "Samuraj"
  • 1989: "If There Is One Thing That's Forever"
  • 2001: "Engel"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leggett, Steve. "Biography: Nino de Angelo". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 144. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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Preceded by
Maxi & Chris Garden
with "Lied für einen Freund"
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
1989
Succeeded by
Chris Kempers & Daniel Kovac
with "Frei zu leben"