Margot Hielscher

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Margot Hielscher
Hielscher at the Eurovision Song Contest 1958
Background information
Born(1919-09-29)29 September 1919
Berlin, Germany
Died20 August 2017(2017-08-20) (aged 97)
Munich, Germany
Occupation(s)Singer, actress

Margot Hielscher (29 September 1919 – 20 August 2017)[1] was a German singer and film actress. She appeared in over fifty films between and 1939 and 1994.

Hielscher was born in Berlin. In 1957, she was chosen to represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest 1957 with the song "Telefon, Telefon" (Telephone, Telephone). The song finished fourth out of ten, with eight points.

Hielscher was chosen again to represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest 1958 with the song "Für Zwei Groschen Musik" (Music For Two Pennies). The song finished seventh out of ten, with 5 points.

In 1989, she starred in the TV series Rivalen der Rennbahn. She died in Munich, aged 97.

Awards[edit]

In 1978, Hielscher was awarded the "Bundesverdienstkreuz" and in 1985 the "Filmband in Gold" for her contributions to German cinema.

Selected filmography[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leinwand-Legende Margot Hielscher gestorben". Der Spiegel. 22 August 2017.

External links[edit]

Media related to Margot Hielscher at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
1957
Succeeded by
Preceded by
herself
with Telefon, Telefon
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
1958
Succeeded by