Hanne Haller died

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German singer, composer and songwriter Hanne Haller died of cancer on 14 November at the age of 55. Haller wrote the German Eurovision entry in 1985, 'Für alle', performed by Wind, who finished second. She also wrote Planet of blue for Leon, who won the German final in 1996, but failed to qualify for the Eurovision Song Contest in the audio-qualification round that year.

Hanne Haller was a well-known singer in Germany herself and had hits like 'Weil Du ein zärtlicher Mann bist'. In 1979 she failed to qualify as a singer for the Eurovision Song Contest. With 'Goodbye chérie', written bij Harold Faltermeyer, she finished 7th in th German national final that year.

She also wrote several songs for other singers like Karel Gott, Daliah Lavi, Wolfgang Fierek (Resi, i hol di mit mei'm Traktor ab) and many others. She was awarded with the German music prize Goldene Stimmgabel three times.

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