Costa Cordalis

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Costa Cordalis
Cordalis in 2011
Cordalis in 2011
Background information
Birth nameKonstantinos Cordalis
Born(1944-05-01)1 May 1944
Elateia, Phthiotis, Greece
Died2 July 2019(2019-07-02) (aged 75)
Santa Ponça, Mallorca, Spain
Years active1965–2019

Costa Cordalis (Greek: Κώστας Κορδαλής; born Konstantinos Cordalis; 1 May 1944 – 2 July 2019)[1] was a Greek-German Schlager singer.


Born Konstantinos Cordalis in Elateia, Phthiotis, Cordalis moved to Germany in 1960. His 1976 song "Anita" reached the top ten in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.[2] In 2004, he took part in, and won, the reality television game show Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!.[3] In the same year, he admitted that he had a facelift in the Bodenseeklinik because he wanted to look younger.[4] Cordalis competed for Greece in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1985.[5]

He had a son, Lucas, and two daughters, Kiki and Eva.[6]



  1. ^ ""Anita" machte ihn berühmt - Schlagersänger Costa Cordalis ist tot". (in German). Retrieved 8 May 2022.
  2. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Costa Cordalis – Anita –". Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Das sind alle Dschungelkönige". (in German). Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Costa Cordalis: faltenfrei mit Po-Fett" (in German). 24 May 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Unter seinem bürgerlichen Vornamen Michael kennt den fliegenden Briten Edwards niemand. Als "Eddie the Eagle" hingegen wird | 7". Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Schlagersänger Costa Cordalis: Schwerer Sturz im eigenen Badezimmer". (in German). 14 July 2017. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  7. ^ a b BÖDEKER, UWE. "Deutschland reif für Titel: Costa Cordalis: Griechenland fliegt raus!". (in German). Retrieved 3 August 2018.

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