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LUDWIG HIRSCH

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BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

Description: Singer/songwriter and actor. Austrian

Known For: His studio album Perlen (Pearls) achieved gold status in Austria

Instruments: Vocals

Date Born: 28th February 1946
Location Born: Sankt Magdalena am Lemberg

Date Died: 24th November 2011
Location Died: Austria

CONTACT DETAILS
Web Site:  Ludwig Hirsch at the Internet Movie Database

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BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE

Ludwig Hirsch

Ludwig Hirsch (February 28, 1946 – November 24, 2011) was an Austrian singer/songwriter and actor.

Hirsch was born in Sankt Magdalena am Lemberg, Styria, grew up in the Leopoldstadt district of Vienna and first studied graphic arts at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, but switched to the Krauss drama school.

He made his stage debut in 1973 at the municipal theater in Regensburg. From 1975-1979 he was a member of the ensemble of the Theater in der Josefstadt.

In 1978 he launched his career as a singer-songwriter and became known for his critical, macabre, and morbid lyrics. He is known as an outstanding representative of Austropop.

On November 24, 2011 he committed suicide. He jumped from a window at Wilhelminenspital, a major hospital in Vienna.

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