Costa Cordalis

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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; 1 May 1944 – 2 July 2019)[1] was a German-Greek schlager singer of Greek origin.

Born Konstantinos Cordalis in Elateia, Phthiotis, Greece, 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)
  2. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Costa Cordalis - Anita -". Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  3. ^ "Das sind alle Dschungelkönige". (in German). Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  4. ^ "Costa Cordalis: faltenfrei mit Po-Fett" (in German). Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Unter seinem bürgerlichen Vornamen Michael kennt den fliegenden Briten Edwards niemand. Als "Eddie the Eagle" hingegen wird | 7". Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  6. ^ "Schlagersänger Costa Cordalis: Schwerer Sturz im eigenen Badezimmer". (in German). 2017-07-14. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  7. ^ a b BÖDEKER, UWE. "Deutschland reif für Titel: Costa Cordalis: Griechenland fliegt raus!". (in German). Retrieved 2018-08-03.

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