Ella Fitzgerald once said, Hildegard Knef was the best singer without a voice. But this applies only a small part of their fascinating artistic personality. Because in addition to the music, she was an actress, a painter and successful book author.
In 1963 emigrated the LP "Either that's life," the German hit parade up. At that time Hildegard Knef 38 years old and knew exactly what she sang. For the artist from Berlin had already experienced plenty of trials and tribulations that accompanied her career. It began even began training about UFA-times, in their animation studios First. There is a cadre of the company was aware of her, allowed her an acting school and even before the war ended she got leading roles in films such as "Under the Bridges" or ready "Journey to Happiness".
learned shortly after the war Hildegard Knef then the US officer Kurt Hirsch who, in 1947 her first husband was (it was followed by two further marriages). She tried her luck as successful theater actress and was still in 1947 by Wolfgang Staudte fOr the movie "Murderers Among Us" is committed, its extensive media coverage soon earned her also offers from the US.
lived in the following years Hildegard Knef alternately in Germany and America. Caused a stir in 1950, the film "The Sinner", the themed taboo subjects such as prostitution and suicide, and also included a brief scene that showed the actress naked. There were protests, demonstrations, boycotts cinema, court proceedings and all kinds of hatreds, so it Hildegard Knef preferred, a time to live in America and to work what she could, among other reasons, because they had American citizenship since the 1950s. A huge success she became the first German on Broadway in 1955 in the role of "Ninotchka" in Cole Porter's "Silk Stockings".
The second career of Knef sat parallel one through their records on which it presented itself as a charming Diseuse with a pinch lascivious charm, it soon became one of the most important German opera stars could be the post-war period. The first single was released in 1951 ( "A heart is to give away"), Many more followed in the next decades, including melancholic hits like "Good for the heck raining me red roses".
Wrote first before all the unforgotten Charly Niessen her songs on the body, as proved Hildegard Knef also be extremely creative. At least 130 songs of the text from her came. And thus the circle closed its third remarkable talent. Hildegard Knef could write. Seven books, including the autobiographical bestseller "The Gift Horse" (1970), developed in the course of time. and some journalism and numerous poems.
Their last studio album publish Hildegard Knef 1999. She died on 1 February 2002
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