|Birth name||Aud Saskia Wilken|
|Born||1965 (age 51–52)|
|Origin||East Berlin, DDR|
|Associated acts||The Overlords|
Early life and career
Wilken was born to a Danish father and German mother, and lived in East Germany until 1974, when the family moved to Denmark. Her musical debut came in 1988 on the album Midnight at the Grooveyard by post-punk band The Overlords. She then appeared on The Poets' self-titled album in 1990.
Eurovision Song Contest
In 1995, Wilken's song "Fra Mols til Skagen" ("From Mols to Skagen") was narrowly chosen as the Danish representative in the 40th Eurovision Song Contest which took place on 13 May in Dublin. "Fra Mols til Skagen" was an unusual song for Eurovision at the time, and finished in fifth place out of 23 entries. Wilken was the only Danish entry of the 1990s to finish in the top five.
Wilken also participated in the Danish Eurovision heats in 2007, but her song "Husker du" ("Do You Remember") failed to pass the semi-final stage.
Wilken's solo album, Diamond In the Rough, was released in 1999.
In 2007, she moved to America, where she has been writing and composing her own songs. In 2009, she released a single, entitled, "Knowing That It's There".
Tommy Seebach Band
with Under stjernerne på himlen
|Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest
with Stemmen i mit liv