Harsh ore Grönemeyer
Some its largest hits are “men”,“Bochum” and “humans”. It calls itself as a child of the Ruhr district. In the Studio and on route he becomes of its fellow combatants of many years, Norbert Hamm (bass), Armin Rühl (Schlagzeug), Jakob Hansonis (guitar), Stephan Zobeley (guitar), franc Kirchner (saxophone) and AlfredKritzer (key board/singing) supports.
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] childhood and
The fact that harsh ore Grönemeyer in Goettingen was born and not in Bochum, it commentated in such a way: “I am only born in Goettingen, because my nut/mother became always ohnmächtig, when she was more schwanger with me. Always, ifit on the left side turned. But you did not believe. And there was a professor in Goettingen. That was specialist and it believed it also not. Thereupon it put down, became ohnmächtig and it has methen brought to the world. Therefore I came into Goettingen to the world. “To Bochum he came with 4 months and grew there with his brothers Dietrich and Wilhelm († 3. November 1998) in a Protestant, good-civil and strict parents' house up.“My father said about itself: hard, but in an unfair way. I would also sign that. My nut/mother was very Prussian, my grandfather was even a educator at the Prussian yard. It educated the cadets at the yard with the whip. On thatother side was very musisch my nut/mother. My grandfather played cello, was my grandmother a singer. I think, I between love, musischer affection and considerable severity became large. “Its musical talents became at the age of 10 years by piano hourspromoted. Together with Claude olive Rudolph it pressed the school bench. Grönemeyer confesses: “I found German greyful and I was extremely bad.” Harsh ore of the “pins of sense of glad” nervte its schoolmates occasionally with its Mandoline, if it songs like “Morning has broken” darbot. With12 it created its first volume and attained in Bochum some admittingness. Thus the theatre became on it attentively. He made own money at the Bochumer Schauspielhaus with 15 years already. The Abitur put harsh ore at the High School at the east ring in Bochumoff. It played 10 years football. Its Bochumer association was however not the VfL but Victoria. As a student of the music science and the jurisprudence he was written 23 terms and has approx. 6 terms studies.
asSinger that Bo-volume at the Bochumer Schauspielhaus came the inconspicuous blond one for the first time as an actor into contact with the theatre life. Later it worked there than Korrepetitor and manufactured 1974 first compositions. Its discovery as actors it owes Joachim Preen, to that itfor the piece “John, George, Paul, Ringo and Bert” of Willy Russell on the stage brought for the first time.
“I was never a large actor” and “I was in the Shakespeare - roles always the stupid lover and always the Blödeste, thereran ", then it judges of its first going attempts at the theatre. In the year 1976 he became musical leader at the Schauspielhaus Bochum and plays there further Theaterollen, like “Till UHL mirror”, as a count Orlowsky into “the bat” and than Melchior in francWedekinds of “spring awaking”. Here he worked also with Peter Zadek and the choreographies Pina Bausch, which called him a outstanding dancer.
Although Grönemeyer never visited a play school, he plays in some television films also. The play career became 1977 alsoa part in the film “the hostages” advanced. With turning work to the television film “that does not hand us” became acquainted with harsh ore Grönemeyer 1978 the actress Anna handle († 05.11.1998). It remembers: “You one came much, very proud from Hamburg and was Person. It gejammert really never, but always tried, very precisely and piece by piece the moments and the luck to live ". In the same year its first plate with the group of jazz skirts becomes Ocean and harsh ore as Leadsänger of the “OceanOrchestra ", publishes.
As a television actor in “homes under strangers” one becomes acquainted with it 1979 . In the same year he, under the guidance of the director of play Claus Peymann some months as musical leaders on the Württembergi national theatre in Stuttgart , worked gives the Lorenzo in “the buyer of Venice “at the Schauspielhaus Cologne and it appears the solo debut “Grönemeyer”. The album receives the “golden lemon” for the hässlichste Cover of the yearly. 1981 come out Grönemeyers second album „Zwo “. It floppt like already itsfirst. Only 1500 pieces are to have been sold.
The critics mean at that time: “Does not sing nuschelt only and.” But Grönemeyer implements its style: “I mean, I am a singer, I make no poem journey or like that” and “I am a singer andI try to knead and torment the language in such a way that she fits, answers me as a singer like an instrument evenly simply " he. Crucial impulses came particularly from the new German wave and mean in addition: “That has me couragemade to stand to my own Mief: Here am I, then sing I, that am my plate. “It concentrated increasingly on its music. For the next albums it wrote “Anna”, and to “music only, if it is loud”. Its classical author“Currywurst “developed in the time, however from the feather/spring of Diether cancer, Jürgen Triebel and refuge harsh ore ruffle. It goes on tour, but numerous concerts must be called off for lack of interest.
the break-through as Filmschauspieler
in Wolfgang Petersens cash hit “the boat “(after the novel of Lothar Günther book home ), celebrated world-wide, steps Grönemeyer 1981, at the side of colleagues such as Jürgen Prochnow, Klaus if man, Martin Semmelrogge, Heinz Hoenig and Uwe ox farmhand, when second lieutenant Werner may show up and its lyric vein.
For the German-German Koproduktion Peter Schamoni - film “spring info. never”, in which it beside Nastassja Kinski (Clara Wieck) and Rolf Hoppe (Friedrich Wieck), the role of the Robert Schumann embodied, lived he 1982 a half year in the GDR.
the break-through as musicians with the album “4630 Bochum”
the albums developed in co-operation with Otto Draeger and Edo Zanki sold themselves in such a manner badly,that the Intercord clay/tone GmbH after the album “mixed feelings” published in the year 1983, which contract quit. Its disk company set it with the recommendation on the road: “Perhaps you should become nevertheless better lawyer…”.
With the change to the EMI, album adjusted itself “4630 Bochum” large success in the music business with the 1984er. For the developing history of its cult album “Bochum” Grönemeyer means: “I did not want to create volume, my musicians wanted with me a volume to create! Those found that everything tooriskily and not like that correctly interesting. There I “Bochum” thus alone made.” Thus Grönemeyer writes for the first time all song texts themselves. The album held itself 79 weeks in the Top 100 of the hit parade and became for German artiststo date never there more been and since that time never repeated sales impact. Above all the single uncoupling of “men” announces harsh ore in completely Germany. Songs like “alcohol” or “airplanes in the belly” became in the meantime classical authors the German skirt and Popmusik.
With the album of “jumps” it refers 1986 politically position. It is the era Kohl. ThoseTitles “dancing” and “smile” are statements for the situation of the nation and attack leaning to the right politicians. The governing union reacts allegedly with the instruction to the Goethe Institute not to present it as a contemporary German artist. It does not harm success anyhow. WithAnti- WAAhnsinns festival in Wackersdorf plays Grönemeyer forwards over 100.000 spectators. Its critical texts and appearances in Talkshows bring in in this time the call of a humorless Moralapostels for it.
For the large success of the 1988er Longplayers “o” above all the titles carry for “stopme ", “full moon” and “which is”. At the same time Grönemeyers largest hits on “What's universe This” are published in English language. The Titelsong of the album comes into Canada immediately into the single Charts. A tour follows by Canada.
Forden Soundtrack des Fernsehfilms "Sommer in Lesmona" wird Grönemeyer mit demAdolf-Grimme-Preis in Gold ausgezeichnet.
After the case of the citizens of Berlin wall it publishes a plate, which the tendency at that time and social presentness in east and west to the expression with “luxury”brings. The English-language version of the album “luxury” appears 1991 in Canada; it contains also a French version of “Marie”.
new ways with “chaos”
to 20. January 1993 he married Anna handle, the nut/mother of his children, Felix(* 4. May 1987) and Marie (* 31. July 1989). In the music business it remains extremely successful. The album “chaos” climbs at place one the German Charts. The pertinent route see in the subsequent months far over 600.000 humans.
The music transmitter MTV it 1994 invited MTV Unplugged “as a first non-English-language artist into the renowned television broadcast”. The concert found to 15. May in the Babelsberger of Studios instead of.
At the beginning of of 1998 it followed the desire of its wife to live once “unobserved” and pulledwith the family to London, where he spends since then the majority of the yearly. There it has its own Studio in May-fair Studios (prime rose, London, UK), where it produces further German-language.
With the death of his brother William at the 3.November 1998 and his Mrs. Anna to 5. It two heavy strokes of fate met November 1998. Grönemeyer needed its Koproduzenten and friend Alex Silva over one year patience and perseverance to master over the new start as musicians and again attributescan.
It was jointly responsible for the television row Pop 2000, which tells history of 50 years Popmusik and youth culture in Germany. In connection with this work it created the disk label Greenland record and leads it together with Rene racer.To step label offers own as well as other artists possibility, internal publishing house, polar Bear Publishing, which administers the publisher rights and the many possibilities, in which the music of an artist can be used.
In the year 2000 it played on thatEXPO in Hanover with a 80-köpfigen orchestra of two concerts. From this later the double DVD “conditions of the things” developed.
2002 appeared of Germany snap-sold plate of all times, the album “humans” the Trilogie “chaos”, “remain everything differently”, “humans”, with whom he its musical transformation abilityproves. The album was distinguished still before the publication due to the Vorbestellungen with platinum. The single humans was its most successful Song, with which it - for the first time in its long career - the Toppostion of the German single Chartserklomm. A further record: It created the 2003 published liveDVD as the first DVD at all on rank 1 the German album Charts.
Starting from 2002 harsh ore Grönemeyer tourte in the framework its “all property from yesterday to humans” - tour by Germany. Actually should to 8. July 2003 in Montreux the tour end take place. Up to then saw 1.5 million spectator the show. Because of large success the route was continued then in June 2004 with further 8 dates and found to 8. January 2005 within the frameworkthe opening ceremonies of the LTU arena Duesseldorf after 3,5 hours of show their fulminanten conclusion. Altogether saw scarcely two million spectator with “all the property from yesterday to humans” - tour, the most successful tour on German soil.
To 07. April 2006 became its new single“Time that which turns” announced. The CD becomes starting from 19. May 2006 available its. It acts with the Song around the official FIFA WM-hymn to the soccer world championship 2006, which it together with the duo Amadou originating from Mali& Mariam sings. The English Songtitel reads “Celebrate The Day” and also a französiche version it will give. In the context of the official opening of the FIFA WM 2006 in the resident of Munich olympia stadium to 9. June 2006 becomes harsh ore Grönemeyer the Song livepresent. Source:
harsh ore Grönemeyer is strongly socially engaged. He is at present a chairman of the action committee “your voice against poverty”, the German folder of Bob Geldofs initiative “MakePoverty History ". Since it supports 2005 the action, by which the Federal Government is to be reminded of the fact that itself like all other member states of the United Nations committed to Germany to do everything over up to the year 2015 world-wide the extreme povertyto halve. It supports the remission of debts of the poorest countries of Africa so actively. To 2. , He stepped July 2005, the so-called “White volume Day “into Berlin with German and international artists, at the same time with world largest star,on nine different concerts approximately around the world up. These of Sir Bob Geldof initiated, as live ones 8 designated concerts were with more than three billion spectators the largest Rockshow in the history of mankind.
- 1976 The hostages (direction: Peter Zadek)
- 1978 us does not hand that (direction: Jürgen Flimm)
- 1979 home under stranger (direction: Peter Keglevic)
- 1981 the boat (direction: Wolfgang Petersen)
- 1982 doctor Faustus (direction: Franz Seitz)
- 1982 spring info. never (direction: Peter Schamoni)
- 1984 the eternal feelings (direction: Peter Beauvais)
- of 1985 fathers and sons (direction: Bernhard Sinkel)
- 1978 Ocean Orchestra
- 1979 Grönemeyer
- 1980 Zwo
- 1981 The boat. The original language scenes
- 1982 total all the same
- 1983 mixed feelings
- 1984 4630 Bochum
- of 1986 jumps
- 1988 o
- 1988 What's all this
- 1990 luxury
- 1991 luxury (English)
- 1992 so well
- 1993 chaos
- 1994 Cosmic chaos
- 1995 Unplugged harsh ore
- 1995 Grönemeyer live one
- 1996 chaos (English)
- 1998 remains everything differently
- 2002 humans
- 2005 Leonce and Lena - CD for theatre performance of the same name at the citizen of Berlin ensemble
- 1988 stop me; Fill Moon; Full moon; Which is that; Comet
- 1990 your love sticks; Luxury
- 1991 Onur; Marie; Video; Hair-sharply
- 1992 Marie - Canada release; Hard cash
- 1993 chaos; Fish in the net; Thanks chaos; Country under; Country under Remixes
- 1994 the hardness; Morning-red
- 1995 morning-red - The Mixes; Cosmic chaos; Stop me
- 1996 I loves you; Bochum; Stop me (live ones); I want more; Country under Unplugged; Country underThanks version
- 1998 everything remains differently; Fanatisch; Last version; After me; Conditions of the things
- 1999 luxury - Special dance mix; I trick me around you (with unpublished title homeland)
- there 2000 there there; Smile (2000); Airplanes in the belly (2000)
- 2002 humans; The way
- 2003 demo (last day); To the sea
- 2006 time the fact that which turns
- 1986 WAAhnsinn - the Wackersdorf film
- 1988 o route video
- 1991 luxury route video
- 1995 MTV'S Unplugged harsh ore
- 2000 conditions of the things (double DVD/CD)
- 2003 humans live (double DVD)
- 1996 over the sea - parting from Rio - the concert of the friends - to the parting from Rio Reiser
- 2003 Mourning (Selma Meerbaum Eisinger) - World Quintet
- 2003 taxi Europe - taxi Europe von Stephan Eicher
- 2003 Leonce and Lena of George Büchner - stage music for the production of Robert Wilson at the citizen of Berlin ensemble
- 2004 Morning after + Energy itUP - Remember (the Great Adventure) of Michael red ago
- 2004 live Again - They call ME Hansi to the birthday of James load
- 2004 Everlasting - Unity - The Official of Athens 2004 Olympic Games album
- 2005 live one 8 - one dayA concert a world
- 2005 once only in unserm lives - three times ten years - to the 30-jährigen volume anniversary of BAP
- of 2006 grey veils - 26 1/2 of Fehlfarben
- 1988 Adolf Grimme price - sound TRACK “summer in Lesmona”
- 1992 ECHO- Best artist national (for 1991)
- 1994 ECHO - best artist national (for 1993)
- 1999 the golden camera - German skirt music
- 2000 unity live crown - life's work
- 2002 Comet - best album (humans)
- 2002 unity live crown - best album(Humans)
- 2003 ECHO - best artist national and best single (humans) (for 2002)
- 2003 Comet - artists national and best live act
- 2003 unity live crown - best artist
- 2003 World music Awards - Best German Pop/skirt kindist
- 2003 DIVA Award -Artistic Achievement Award
- 2004 ECHO - best DVD (humans live 2003)
- 2004 Amadeus Austrian music Award - music DVD of the yearly (humans live)
- 2005 European Hero (Time magazines) - commitment against poverty in the world
above all live on harsh ore Grönemeyers tours proves those to volume that success is based also on continuity. Partly already before the break-through 1984 thereby, the Combo sits down to the Schlagzeuger Armin Rühl today from the bassists Norbert Hamm,also the musicians Michael cross-beam and Sarah Connor accompanying guitarist Jakob Hansonis, the second guitarist Stephan Zobeley, the jazz saxophonists franc Kirchner and the Keyboarder Alfred Kritzer, which is responsible for numerous strike ago arrangements also, together.
- Grönemeyer/Corbijn: Grönemeyer - photographs. Schirmer/Mosel 1993. ISBN 3-888-14680-1
- Grönemeyer/Corbijn: Songtexte. Schirmer/Mosel 2004. ISBN 3-829-60123-9
- Ulrich Hoffmann: Grönemeyer. Hoffmann and Campe 2003. ISBN 3-455-09440-6 (not authorized)
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|NAME||Grönemeyer, harsh ore Arthur Wiglev Clamor|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of German musicians and actor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||12. April 1956|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Goettingen, Germany|