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Hildegard Knef

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Aliases
Hilde Knef
Hildegarde Neff
Personal name
Hildegard Frieda Albertina Knef
Born
December 28, 1925
Died
February 1, 2002
Country
Germany
IPI
00016395387 40 works
Affiliation
GEMA
Comments
Actress and singer who in Germany enjoyed a superstar status. Outside Germany she was partly marketed as Hildegarde Neff. Became famous after playing the main role (a prostitute) and appearing stark naked in the controversial movie "Die Sünderin" (The Sinner, 1951), which got banned for a while by the German movie censorship bureau.
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
February 1974 (2 artists)
November 1962 Heike Makatsch
February 1966 Mieze
August 1958 Henri Salvador accompagné par Mario Bua
1980 Tim Fischer
September 1964 Wencke Myhre
September 1964 Barbara Schöneberger
March 1967 (3 artists)
December 1952 (9 artists)
March 1967 Cosma Shiva Hagen
1970 (3 artists)
October 1971 Tim Fischer
1968 Tim Fischer
October 1971 Tim Fischer
October 1971 Tim Fischer
November 1963 (4 artists)
June 1963 (2 artists)
1972 Tim Fischer
1968 (28 artists)
February 1966 (2 artists)
November 1964 Michel van Dyke
March 1967 (3 artists)
1978 Conny Vandenbos
February 1974 (2 artists)
1966 (6 artists)
February 1966 Wencke Myhre
February 1974 Nörd
February 1966 Bürger Lars Dietrich
February 1966 (2 artists)
March 1967 (2 artists)
 BRD (3 artists)
Originally by Hildegard Knef REL
 REL December 1952 (3 artists)
Originally by Hildegard Knef BRD
1970 (2 artists)
October 1965 (6 artists)
1970 Dendemann
1972 (3 artists)
May 1964 Wencke Myhre
November 1964 Angels Blue
March 1967 (4 artists)
1977 Miss Platnum
1970 Tom Liwa
1972 Mark Lorenz
February 1966 (3 artists)
February 1966 Angels Blue
March 1967 Tim Fischer
March 1967 Heike Makatsch
October 1971 Tim Fischer
November 1963 Lea [DE]
August 1963 (9 artists)
February 1966 Cobra Killer
1970 (5 artists)
March 1967 (3 artists)
March 1967 (2 artists)
March 1967 (5 artists)
1970 (3 artists)
1968 Tim Fischer
 PRF March 1955 (3 artists)
Originally by Dolores Gray with The Mellomen and Orchestra directed by Sonny Burke REL

Covers by Hildegard Knef

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1975 Dinah Shore - Orchestra under the direction of Harry Zimmerman
1975 Ginger Rogers BRD, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Edythe Wright REC
1978 (unknown), Jacques Brel, Michael Heltau
  1959 Judy Campbell PRF, Vera Lynn REC
1975 Bonnie Franklin and the "Gypsies"
March 1965 (unknown), Kate Kühl
1959 Eva Taylor - Piano Accomp. by Clarence Williams
August 1958 Roger Williams with Orchestra and Chorus, Élise Vallée - Mickey Nicolas et son orchestre
August 1976 Rosita Serrano - Kurt Hohenberger mit seinem Solistenorchester
August 1963 Suzy Delair PRF, Jacques Hélian & son orchestre - Chant Jean Marco REC, (unknown), Willi Forst mit Odeon Musette-Orchester REC,REL, Lizzi Waldmüller BRD, Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Mildred Bailey
1975 Julie Wilson [US] PRF, Louis Prima and His Orchestra - Vocal by Louis Prima REC,REL
November 1964 (unknown)
August 1963 (unknown), André Claveau avec André Grassi et son orchestre, Der Günter-Kallmann-Chor - Orchester Kurt Edelhagen - Solist: Jacky Brown, Vico Torriani mit Waldo Favre-Chor und Béla Sanders mit seinem Orchester, Georgel
August 1963 Paula Menotti, Orchester mit Gesang, Max Kuttner & Lucie Bernardo, (unknown)
1995 Knef - Hans Hammerschmid und sein Orchester
February 1968 Sophie Tucker
1964 Edith Piaf, Marlene Dietrich
1975 Eddie Quillan and Arline Judge REC,BRD, Ginger Rogers and Willie Howard PRF
February 1968 Virginia Bruce BRD, Frances Langford with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra REC
Covered by Harald Juhnke
1975 Gene Austin
February 1968 Clifton Webb
1964 Little Willie John
  November 1964 Marcel Wittrisch PRF, Marcel Wittrisch mit Lewis Ruth Band REC,REL
1992 Hildegard Knef
February 1968 Tamara PRF, Les Brown and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Miriam Shaw REC
February 1968 Kathryn Crawford, June Shafer, Ida Pearson and Stella Friend PRF, Waring's Pennsylvanians - Vocal Refrain by The Three Waring Girls REC
August 1963 Die 3 Travellers
  1969 The Beatles REC, Gerry and The Pacemakers REL
February 1968 Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra - Vocal by Fredda Gibson
Covered by Michael von der Heide
  1964 Marlene Dietrich - Begl.: Fr. Holländer und seine Jazz-Symphoniker BRD,REL, Weintraubs Syncopators REC
1975 Dinah Shore with Orchestra
1978 Françoise Hardy
1968 Teddy Lynch with Fairchild and Carroll and Their Orchestra REC, Mitzi Green PRF
Covered by Barbara Schöneberger
August 1963 Bully Buhlan
February 1968 Don Ameche PRF, Mel Tormé with Orchestra directed by George Cates REC,REL
1975 Artie Shaw and His Orchestra REC,REL, Gene Kelly & Leila Ernst PRF
1964 Anna Sten mit Ilja Livschakoff Orchester
February 1968 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Jack Leonard
Covered by Rainhard Fendrich
  1969 Noël Coward REL, Ambrose and His Orchestra REC
August 1958 (unknown)
September 23, 1996 Hildegard Knef
November 1964 Gilbert Bécaud
1978 Charles Aznavour
Covered by Konrad Wissmann
1978 Edith Piaf, Walter Dobschinski mit seinen Solisten - Gesang Werner Schmah
La Vie En Rose Hildegard Knef 1978 Unverified
November 1964 Gene Greene - pianoforte acc. by Charley Straight
  1969 Kathryn Crawford, June Shafer, Ida Pearson and Stella Friend PRF, Waring's Pennsylvanians - Vocal Refrain by The Three Waring Girls REC
1985 Harald Paulsen mit Orchesterbegleitung REL, Kurt Gerron PRF, Gerald Price
  January 1963 Harald Paulsen mit Orchesterbegleitung REL, Kurt Gerron PRF
1978 Jacques Brel, Liesbeth List
1978 Charles Aznavour accomp. par Paul Mauriat et son orchestre, (unknown)
1959 Mary Martin
February 1968 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain Ramona REC, William Gaxton & Ethel Merman PRF
Covered by (3 artists)
1975 Lena Horne with Orchestra conducted by Horace Henderson REC,REL, Fred Astaire BRD
Covered by (3 artists)
1969 The Springfields [GB]
February 1968 Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orch. - Vocal Refrain by Stuart Allen REC,REL, June Knight & Charles Walters PRF
1968 Pee Wee Russell
Covered by Wolke
August 1958 Joan Blondell & Etta Moten, (unknown)
August 1963 Magali Noël avec Michel Legrand et son orchestre, Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra, Bully Buhlan mit dem Horst Wende Quartett, Gerhard Wendland
June 1993 Pete Seeger, Marlene Dietrich
  January 1963 Carola Neher mit Orchester REL, Roma Bahn PRF
February 1968 Irving Aaronson and His Commanders REC, Irene Bordoni and Arthur Margetson PRF
Covered by (4 artists)
1975 Walter Huston PRF, Walter Huston - Orchestra Conducted by Maurice De Abravanel REC,REL
August 1963 Renée Lebas accompagnée par l'orchestre Jo Boyer, Gert Morell - Orchester Klaus Alzner, Bill Ramsey, Stella Mayhew, Gustaf Gründgens
1977 Buffy Sainte-Marie
September 23, 1996 Hildegard Knef
  1969 Teddy Lynch with Fairchild and Carroll and Their Orchestra REC, Mitzi Green PRF
  November 1964 Marion Harris REC, Adele Astaire PRF
1969 Danny Williams [ZA]
February 1968 Douglas McPhail BRD, Les Brown and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Shirley Howard REC,REL
Covered by Ella Endlich
1978 Gilbert Bécaud, Gerhard Wendland
1978 Jean Bretonnière BRD, Jacques Hélian et son orchestre REC,REL
1995 Hildegard Knef
1964 Les Baxter His Chorus and Orchestra featuring The Notables
1975 Jill O'Hara PRF, Dionne Warwick REL
August 1976 Camilla Horn
1978 Gilbert Bécaud - Orch. dir. : Raymond Bernard, Caterina Valente
1972 Leslie Uggams REL, Dan Daniels REC, Georgia Brown BRD
1964 Camilla Horn
Wenn wir zwei uns wiedersehn (Wie damals in Paris) Hildegard Knef August 1963 Unverified
1959 Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orch. - Vocal Refrain by Joey Nash
1964 (unknown)
August 1963 Camilla Horn, Les Baxter His Chorus and Orchestra featuring The Notables, (unknown)

Web Covers by Hildegard Knef

Songs written by Hildegard Knef

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
17 Millimeter fehlten mir zum Glück Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef February 1974 Covered by (2 artists)
Berlin, dein Gesicht hat Sommersprossen Charly Niessen, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef February 1966 Covered by Mieze
Da ist eine Zeit zu lachen und zu leben Hildegard Knef, Kai Rautenberg Hildegard Knef 1980 Covered by Tim Fischer
Das Glück kennt nur Minuten Hildegard Knef, Hermann Thieme Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by (3 artists)
Der Mond hatte frei Günter Noris, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by Cosma Shiva Hagen
Die Herren dieser Welt Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Knef - Hans Hammerschmid und sein Orchester 1970 Covered by (3 artists)
Die Schnecke Les Humphries, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef October 1971 Covered by Tim Fischer
Doch hör nicht auf mich (Wiegenlied) Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef 1968 Covered by Tim Fischer
Dreizehn Fische Les Humphries, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef October 1971 Covered by Tim Fischer
Ein Freund Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef October 1971 Covered by Tim Fischer
Fragebogen Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef 1972 Covered by Tim Fischer
Für mich soll's rote Rosen regnen Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef 1968 Covered by (28 artists)
Gestern hab' ich noch nachgedacht Charly Niessen, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef February 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Halt mich fest Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by (3 artists)
Ich bin den weiten Weg gegangen Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef February 1974 Covered by (2 artists)
Ich bin zu müde, um schlafen zu gehn Charly Niessen, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef 1966 Covered by (6 artists)
Ich brauch' Tapetenwechsel Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Knef - Hans Hammerschmid und sein Orchester 1970 Covered by (5 artists)
Ich fühl' mich schuldig Charly Niessen, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef February 1966 Covered by Wencke Myhre
Ich gebe alles auf Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef February 1974 Covered by Nörd
Ich möchte am Montag mal Sonntag haben Charly Niessen, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef February 1966 Covered by Bürger Lars Dietrich
Ich wollte dich vergessen Gert Wilden, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef February 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Ich zieh mich an und langsam aus Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
Im achtzigsten Stockwerk Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Knef - Hans Hammerschmid und sein Orchester 1970 Covered by (2 artists)
Insel meiner Angst Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Knef - Hans Hammerschmid und sein Orchester 1970 Covered by Dendemann
Jene irritierte Auster Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef 1972 Covered by (3 artists)
Laß mich bei dir sein Günter Noris, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by (4 artists)
Mein Zeitbegriff Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Knef - Hans Hammerschmid und sein Orchester 1970 Covered by Tom Liwa
Natascha Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef 1972 Covered by Mark Lorenz
Ohne dich Charly Niessen, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef February 1966 Covered by (3 artists)
Ostseelied Charly Niessen, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef February 1966 Covered by Angels Blue
Protest eines Denkmals Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by Tim Fischer
Samtbraune Augen Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by Heike Makatsch
Schmelzen Butterblumen? Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hilde Knef October 1971 Covered by Tim Fischer
Tage hängen wie Trauerweiden Gert Wilden, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef February 1966 Covered by Cobra Killer
Vergess'ner Sonnenhut im Gras Gert Wilden, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by (3 artists)
Vergiss sie, sie hat dich nie geliebt Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
Von nun an ging's bergab Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Hildegard Knef March 1967 Covered by (5 artists)
Wieviel Menschen waren glücklich, daß du gelebt? Hildegard Knef, Hans Hammerschmid Knef - Hans Hammerschmid und sein Orchester 1970 Covered by (3 artists)
Wird Herbst da draußen Charly Niessen, Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef 1968 Covered by Tim Fischer

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