West German music stars died as a result of Parkinson's disease

Here are 1 famous musicians from West Germany died in Parkinson's disease:

Sig Arno

Sig Arno (December 27, 1895 Hamburg-August 17, 1975 Woodland Hills) a.k.a. Siegfrid Arno, Siegfried Arno, Siegrfred Arno, Sigfried Arno or Siegfried Aron was a West German actor, comedian, painter, singer and dancer.

He began his career in entertainment as a clown in a circus before moving on to vaudeville and cabaret performances. Arno then started his acting career in the 1920s in German films, often portraying comical or eccentric characters. He later emigrated to the United States in the 1930s and appeared in several Hollywood films including "The Palm Beach Story" and "A Night at the Opera." In addition to acting, Arno was also an accomplished painter and his artwork was exhibited in galleries in both the United States and Germany. He continued to act in films and on television throughout his career, appearing in the TV series "The Adventures of Superman" and "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." among others. Arno passed away in 1975 at the age of 79 in Woodland Hills, California.

Arno was born to a Jewish family in Hamburg, Germany. He served in the German military during World War I and was awarded the Iron Cross. Arno’s entertainment career began in 1919 as a circus clown for a travelling circus. He then moved on to performing in cabarets and vaudevilles, where his talents as a comedian, singer, and dancer gained him popularity.

In the 1920s, Arno transitioned to acting in German cinema, where he became known for his comedic roles. He appeared in more than 80 films in Germany, including "Nosferatu" and "Metropolis." After the rise of the Nazi party, Arno, who had Jewish ancestry, fled Germany and settled in the United States in the 1930s.

Arno continued acting in Hollywood and became a familiar face in comedic roles, often portraying eccentric characters. He worked with well-known directors such as Preston Sturges and The Marx Brothers. He was also a well-respected painter, and his artwork was exhibited in galleries in both the United States and Germany. Arno married twice and had two daughters.

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