Germany: Ralph Siegel wants to try again

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Ralph Siegel, who keeps the record of having composed the most songs for the Eurovision Song Contest, has stated that he wants to take part in the competition again. He has already composed a song and chosen a singer, who is still kept a secret.

63-year-old Ralph Siegel has stated that he has written about 30 or 40 exposés over the last few months until he has chosen his personal winner. He told: "It is my dream to represent Germany again and, of course, I also want to win again." He composed the only German winning song in the competition, Ein bißchen Frieden, back in 1982. In total, he wrote 18 songs in the competition for Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland. His last try in a national final was in 2005 with the song Miracle of love, which finished second.

The Ralph Siegel "Hall of Fame" (as a composer):

For Luxembourg:

  • 1974: Ireen Sheer – Bye, bye, I love you (4th place)
  • 1980: Sophie & Magaly – Papa pingouin (9th place)
  • 1985: Margo, Franck Olivier, Diane Solomon, Ireen Sheer, Malcolm & Chris Roberts – Children, Kinder, enfants (13th place)

For Germany:

  • 1976: Les Humphries Singers: Sing sang song (15th place)
  • 1979: Dschinghis Khan – Dschighis Khan (4th place)
  • 1980: Katja Ebstein – Theater (2nd place)
  • 1981: Lena Valaitis – Johnny Blue (2nd place)
  • 1982: Nicole – Ein bißchen Frieden (1st place)
  • 1987: Wind – Laß' die Sonne in dein Herz (2nd place)
  • 1988: Maxi & Chris Garden – Lied für einen Freund (14th place)
  • 1990: Chris Kempers & Daniel Kovac – Frei zu leben (8th place)
  • 1992: Wind – Träume sind für alle da (16th place)
  • 1994: MeKaDo – Wir geben 'ne Party (3rd place)
  • 1997: Bianca Shomburg – Zeit (18th place)
  • 1999: Sürpriz – Reise nach Jerusalem (3rd place)
  • 2002: Corinna May – I can't live without music (21st place)
  • 2003: Lou – Let's get happy (11th/12th place)

For Switzerland:

  • 2006: six4one – If we all give a little (16th place)

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