Austrian music stars deceased in Stroke

Here are 5 famous musicians from Austria died in Stroke:

Gerhard Bronner

Gerhard Bronner (October 23, 1922 Vienna-January 19, 2007 Vienna) was an Austrian screenwriter, film score composer, actor and musician. His child is Felix Bronner.

His albums: Der G'Schupfte Ferdl - Frisch Gestrichen and Wann i nimma singen kann: Gerhard Bronner singt und spielt.

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Johannes Heesters

Johannes Heesters (December 5, 1903 Amersfoort-December 24, 2011 Starnberg) also known as Johan Marius Nicolaas Heesters, Jopie, Herr Jopie, Grandseigneur Heesters, Joe Heesters, Johannes M.N. Heesters, Johan Heesters, Johan Marius Nicolaas Johannes Heesters or Johannes was an Austrian singer and actor. He had two children, Nicole Heesters and Wiesje Heesters.

His discography includes: Johannes Heesters, Platinum Stars, Ich werde 100 Jahre alt, and .

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Ernest Gold

Ernest Gold (July 13, 1921 Vienna-March 17, 1999 Santa Monica) a.k.a. Ernst Gold, Ernst Sigmund Goldner or Ernst Siegmund Goldner was an Austrian film score composer, composer and songwriter. His children are Andrew Gold, Martha Gold Carr and Melanie Gold.

His albums include Cross of Iron, Exodus, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, A Child Is Waiting, Used Cars, On The Beach, National Geographic Presents: The Last Vikings / Dr. Leakey and the Dawn of Man, On the Beach / The Secret of Santa Vittoria, Pressure Point and Cross of Iron / Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff.

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Anny Ondra

Anny Ondra (May 15, 1903 Tarnów-February 28, 1987 Hollenstedt) also known as Anna Sophie Ondrakova, Any Ondra, A. Ondráková, Anny Ondráková, Anna Ondráková or Anna Sophie Ondráková was an Austrian actor and film producer.

Anny Ondra began her acting career in Germany in the early 1920s and quickly rose to fame for her captivating performance in the film "Man by the Wayside" (1923). She went on to star in numerous silent films, including "The Woman Who Did" (1925) and "The Loves of Madame Dubarry" (1927).

In the late 1920s, Ondra moved to England and continued her successful acting career there. She appeared in several notable films, including "The Ring" (1927) and "Blackmail" (1929), which is considered to be the first British sound film. However, her heavy accent and difficulty with the English language limited her opportunities in the talkies era.

After retiring from acting in the 1930s, Ondra became a film producer and helped produce several successful films. She also returned to Austria during this time and worked as a dubbing artist, lending her voice to foreign films for Austrian audiences.

Anny Ondra's legacy in cinema is significant, as she helped pave the way for European actors and actresses to break into the British and American film industries. She will always be remembered as a talented performer and influential figure in the early days of cinema.

Despite her impressive acting career, Anny Ondra's personal life was plagued by tragedy. In 1933, she married German boxer Max Schmeling, only to divorce him a year later due to his involvement with the Nazi party. Later, during World War II, Ondra's brother was arrested and executed by the Gestapo, leading her to become a staunch opponent of Nazi ideology.

In her later years, Ondra lived a quiet life in Germany with her second husband, German film director, and producer, Karel Lamač. She passed away in 1987 at the age of 83. Anny Ondra remains a beloved and influential figure in the history of cinema, remembered for her captivating performances and contributions to the film industry.

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Hansi Lang

Hansi Lang (January 13, 1955 Hernals-August 24, 2008 Vienna) was an Austrian musician.

His albums include Ich spiele Leben, The Original Very Best Of, , and .

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