Camillo rims

Camillo rims (Camille Jean Nicolas rims) (* 17. November 1920 in Tetingen, Luxembourg; † 16. July 2005 in Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg) was a well-known singer, Texter as well as a radio and a television moderator.


it began first as a people school teacher, was then an interpreter at the occupation troops and reporter with a französischsprachigen newspaper in Luxembourg. It studied play, singing and opera in Brussels and Lüttich, 1946 of radio Luxembourg as choir singer and a französischsprachiger newscaster was then engaged. 1949 it locked its play and opera study as Bariton. 1951 it had its first international record success with the title Bonjour of les revision modifications. This song became the theme song of its homeland transmitter. 1953 it took up old boat to Berlin his first German-language plate uncle Toms .

1958 it was appointed by radio Luxembourg as the first German-speaking program leader. Admits became it first as radio moderator. To its most well-known transmissions as chief speakers the hit parade ( 1958 - 1963) and the large eight belonged. It is considered as an inventor of the advertising slogan “the merry waves of radio Luxembourg”. Considerably involved it was at the idea of the 1959 for the first time and then annually assigned “lions “from radio Luxembourg, those at that time in gold, silver and bronze and. A. in the Essener Grugahalle to many German and international artists of this time in the context of a large meeting were assigned. 1968 said good-bye Camillo rims of its listeners, in order to work freely. Its successor as chief speakers became franc Elstner.

As Texter Camillo rims made itself likewise a name. Under the alias Jean Nicolas it wrote the texts over 2000 songs, among other things to beautiful strange man for Connie Francis and I counts daily my providing for Peter Alexander. Also it wrote 1963 for the Beatles' German texts of its hits comes gives me your hand (I want ton hold your hand) and loves you you (She of loves you).

1960 and 1962 he participated for Luxembourg with Eurovision the Song Contest . 1960 it in London with its title Sou laang wéi s you DO bass, sung in of Luxembourg language of the latter. it reached 1962 in Luxembourg with its French sung title Petit Bonhomme the third place. To its most well-known songs in German language belong say why?, 800,000 times, and I sold myself hab' to reverence before snow-white hair.

From 1965 to 1973 he took over the line of the television broadcast play without borders , which he moderated 125 times for the West German broadcast. From 1984 to 1987 it was active with RTL plus as moderator (which darf's its , since since at that time).

Later it operated fashion shops for ball and wedding dresses with its wife in Luxembourg and Esch/Alzette.


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