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Michael von der Heide

born on 16/10/1971 in St. Gallen, SG, Switzerland

Links www.michaelvonderheide.ch (French, German)

Michael von der Heide

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Michael von der Heide (born 16 October 1971 in Amden, Switzerland) is a Swiss musician, singer, and actor.

Early life

Von der Heide was born the son of a German father and a Swiss mother.

Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision Song Contest 1999

In 1999, Von der Heide participated in the German national final with the song "Bye Bye Bar", eventually finishing fifth, and did not go on to represent Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009

Von der Heide played a small part as one of the Swiss jurors.[1]

Eurovision Song Contest 2010

On 18 December 2009, it was announced that Von der Heide will represent Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 with the song "Il pleut de l'or".[2][3]

Personal life

Von der Heide has been rumored his sexuality in Swiss press.He states in interviews, that he doesn't feel the need to discuss his personal life in public.[4]

Discography

Albums

Year Title Peak chart positions
SWI AUT GER
1996 Michael von der Heide
1998 30° 18
2000 Tourist 5
2001 Hildegard
2002 Frisch 44
2003 Helvetia
2005 2pièces 72
2008 Freie Sicht 39
2011 Lido 25
2015 Bellevue 19
2016 Paola 22

Singles

  • 1996 - "Erfolg"
  • 1996 - "Mit dir leben"
  • 1998 - "Jeudi amour"
  • 1998 - "Bad Hair Days"
  • 1998 - "Bye Bye Bar"
  • 2000 - "Je suis seul"
  • 2000 - "Where the Wild Roses Grow" - Duet with Kuno Lauener
  • 2000 - "Paradies"
  • 2002 - "Kriminaltango" - Duet with Nina Hagen
  • 2003 - "La solitude"
  • 2005 - "Paris c'est toi (toujours)"
  • 2005 - "Ich bi wie du"
  • 2006 - "Ruggewind"
  • 2006 - "Elodie"
  • 2008 - "Immer wenn du denkst" (Online single in Germany)
  • 2009 - "Gib mir was von dir"
  • 2010 - "Il pleut de l'or"

References

  1. ^ Anna, Krasilnikova (2009-06-09). "Swiss jury gives 12 points to Alexander Rybak". ESCToday. Archived from the original on 5 January 2010. Retrieved 18 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Schacht, Andreas (2009-12-18). "Michael von der Heide to represent Switzerland". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  3. ^ Al Kaziri, Ghassan (2009-12-18). "Michael von der Heide goes to Oslo". Oikotimes. Archived from the original on 2010-02-06. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  4. ^ "Switzerland: Michael Von Der Heide Get's Compensation For Homophobic Coverage - Eurovoix". Retrieved 10 July 2016. 

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