Udo Jürgens net worth 2023




€ 50 million







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Singer, pianist

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Short introduction

Udo Jürgens was a vocalist, author and piano player. He was one of the best performers in German-talking nations and won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1966 as an Austrian member. Visits have taken him to Japan, America and Australia, among others. His most prominent victories incorporate tunes, for example, "Merci", "Greek Wine" and "I've never been to New York". At the point when Udo Jürgens passed on December 21, 2014 in his embraced country at Lake Geneva, he had a 60-year profession.


Early life

Jürgen Udo Bockelmann, craftsman name Udo Jürgens, was brought into the world on September 30, 1934 in Klagenfurt in Austria, where he experienced childhood in Ottmanach Castle in a cherishing and well-off family affiliation. The primary indications of incredible melodic ability became evident when he was a kid when he encouraged himself to play the piano. Notwithstanding, against the assent of his family, he looked for a profession as a vocalist and performer. He concentrated on music at the Carinthian State Conservatory and showed up before a little crowd in a Klagenfurt dance bistro. Toward the start of his singing profession, he fundamentally sang jazz and swing, yet his own arrangements were additionally on his program. With this he won a writer rivalry of the Austrian radio even at the youthful age of 17. 


Toward the start of the 1960s he was at that point fruitful with singing and his creations. So he formed for as a matter of fact Shirley Bassey and Frank Sinatra. In 1964 and 1965 he began as a member in the then-named Grand Prix Eurovision de la Chanson (Eurovision Song Contest) and completed sixth and afterward fourth. In 1966 he contended again and turned into the primary Austrian to win the Grand Prix Eurovision with his commitment "Merci, Cherie". This triumph at last presented to him a global leap forward. This was trailed by overall visits that enormously expanded its degree of mindfulness. In German-talking nations, one before long figured out how to see the value in him as an entertainer since he was engaged with some TV creations. 

Amazing facts

In 2010, Udo Jürgens had his name Jürgen Udo Bockelmann changed to his stage name Udo Jürgens Bockelmann. He completed each extra melody of his shows in a white wraparound. At a private show for which he was reserved, there was no applauding, singing or moving. The melodies "Yet please with cream" and "Thank you for the blossoms" (and others) can be precipitously tuned in Japan. For a music video for the melody "Traumtänzer", his white stupendous piano was flown onto an icy mass by helicopter. While he was singing and playing in his coat, a few men arrived at the culmination through the climbing ways. Incredibly, a man was staying there playing the piano. On December 21, 2014, fourteen days after his last show in Zurich – which was recorded on TV – Udo Jürgens abruptly fell on the banks of Lake Geneva while strolling in his old neighborhood of Münsterlingen in Switzerland and kicked the bucket a brief time frame later. He was 80 years of age. His urn was covered in a marble piano (planned by his sibling Manfred Bockelmann) at the Vienna Central Cemetery. A sign was appended to his grave, which embellishes the accompanying words: "You are the sheet of music that was supportive of me. I pass on everything to you – I pass on everything to you! " – a text section of his melody "I'll leave you by and large present" It was not until 2018 that the division of the legacy was concurred.


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