Margot Eskens

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Margot Eskens (12 August 1939 – 29 July 2022) was a German Schlager singer. She was active in the 1950s and 1960s. She was born in Düren, Germany. In 1955, she became popular with "Ich möchte heut ausgehn". In 1956 and 1957 she had two number 1 hits, "Tiritomba" and "Cindy oh Cindy".[1] In 1966, she represented Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest and won tenth place.

On 29 July 2022, she died at age 82.[2]

Singles[change | change source]

Hits that reached the German Top 20[3]

  • Ich möcht heut ausgehn, 1955, #3
  • Tiritomba, 1956, #1
  • Mamatschi, 1956, #9
  • Cindy oh Cindy, 1957, #1
  • Calypso Italiano, 1957, #9 (with Silvio Francesco)
  • Wenn du wieder mal auf Cuba bist, 1957, #12 (with Silvio Francesco)
  • Wenn du wiederkommst, 1958, #11 (with Silviio Francesco)
  • Himmelblaue Serenade, 1958, #8 (with Silvio Francesco)
  • Du bist mir lieber als die andern, 1959, #12 (with Silvio Francesco)
  • Mondschein-Partie, 1959, #5 (with Silvio Francesco)
  • Wenn du heimkommst, 1961, #18
  • Ein Herz, das kann man nicht kaufen, 1962, #19
  • Mama, 1964, #8

Filmography[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Polydor 841 324-2
  2. Germany: Eurovision 1966 Participant Margot Eskens Has Died Aged 82
  3. Günther Ehnert (ed.): Hit Bilanz. Deutsche Chart Singles 1956–1980. Hamburg: Taurus Press, 1990, p. 70

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