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James Last (1929–2015)

James Last was born on April 17, 1929 in Bremen, Germany as Hans Last. He is known for his work on ZDF Hitparade (1969), Der Landarzt (1987) and Warum Männer nicht zuhören und Frauen schlecht einparken (2007). He was married to Christine Grundner and Waltraut. He died on June 9, 2015 in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

ZDF Hitparade
ZDF Hitparade Composer
(1969-1999)
Der Landarzt
Der Landarzt Composer
(1999-2013)
Das Traumschiff
Das Traumschiff Composer
(1992-2017)

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 2010-2014 Das Traumschiff (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Mauritius (2014)
- Panama (2010)
 2009 Dinosaurier
 1999 Der Landarzt (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Trautes Heim (1999)
- Eifersucht (1999)
 1988 Lorentz & Söhne (TV Series)
 1985 Grenzenloses Himmelblau (TV Movie)
 1985 Drachenfutter (Documentary short)
 1969-1984 ZDF Hitparade (TV Series) (main title composer - 183 episodes)
- Episode #1.183 (1984) ... (main title composer)
- Episode #1.182 (1984) ... (main title composer)
- Episode #1.181 (1984) ... (main title composer)
- Episode #1.180 (1984) ... (main title composer)
- Episode #1.179 (1984) ... (main title composer)
 1982 Kreisbrandmeister Felix Martin (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Ein Routinetag (1982)
- Die Todeswolke (1982)
 1980 Show-Express (TV Series)
 1971 Der Kapitän
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Other Works:

'Fettes Brot' for the song "Ruf mich an". See more »

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Alternate Names:

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His record company changed his name to James to make him sound less German when his debut album came out in the UK. He was not consulted about the change, but went along with it. See more »

Nickname:

Hansi

Star Sign:

Aries

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