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Johannes Heesters

Last mentioned in Amsterdam : Netherlands
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Johannes Heesters's Biography

Johan Marius Nicolaas "Johannes" Heesters (5 December 1903 – 24 December 2011) was a Dutch actor, singer, and entertainer with a career dating back to 1921. Active almost exclusively in the German-speaking world from the mid-1930s, he was a controversial figure for his actions during the Second World War and his success in Nazi Germany. Heesters was considered one of the oldest stage performers in history.

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German actor and singer Johannes Heesters
German actor and singer Johannes Heesters
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  • 106 - year -old man!

    Submitted By: GoldenParchment | over 3 years ago
    Okay, this one hit me and though I don't want to put my personal views in here, I will post this story for anyone to feel free to make their own thoughts about him. The Dutch born actor and singer Johannes Heesters just gave up smoking. Now you ...
  • Johannes Heesters: Actor dogged by his Nazi associations

      News Source: The independent | over 2 years ago
    The Independent last week reported on Russia's efforts to buy international recognition for the Geor... Suggested Topics The Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Germany and was dogged later by controversy over
  • Hitler's favourite actor dies at 108

      News Source: Daily News & Analysis | over 2 years ago
    A Dutch-born actor who is said to have been a particular favourite of Adolf Hitler, died Dec...Johannes Heesters rose to fame in Germany in the 1930s, becoming a crowd favourite at Berlin's Komische Oper and Admiralspalast, Sky News reported. Even
  • The oldest active actor and tenor in the world Johannes Heesters died at ...

      News Source: Taiwan News | over 2 years ago
    The oldest active actor and tenor in the world Johannes Heesters died on Christmas Eve just only a few weeks after his 108th birthday. Although in his whole life, he was a controversial figure because of performing for Nazi and becoming Hilter's idol,

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  • Legend Johannes Heesters dead at 108 : GERMAN WORLD ...

      Blog Source: www.germanworldonline.com | over 2 years ago
    Johannes Heesters, the world's oldest actor who performed with over 108 years, has died. The entertainer died early Saturday in a hospital in Starnberg, Bavaria. The tenor Heesters made his debut on the big stage at the Volksoper in Vienna, ...
  • Zum Tode von Johannes Heesters Das Maxim, Sie wissen schon .....

      Blog Source: www.froggycar.com | over 2 years ago
    Zum Tode von Johannes Heesters Das Maxim, Sie wissen schon! Posted on December 25, 2011 by. Das Erfolgsmusical „The Sound of Music“ (Musik: Richard Rodgers, Texte: Oscar Hammerstein), das in der Zwischenkriegszeit in Salzburg ...
  • Christmas Eve 2011 | Cora Buhlert

      Blog Source: corabuhlert.com | over 2 years ago
    Finally, Dutch-Austrian actor and singer Johannes Heesters died on Christmas Eve aged 108. Johannes Heesters was the world's oldest working actor who was still occasionally appearing on stage and TV until a few months ago. ...

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