Peter Lustig

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Peter Lustig
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Peter Lustig (October 2009)
Born
Peter Fritz Willi Lustig

(1937-10-27)27 October 1937
Died23 February 2016(2016-02-23) (aged 78)

Peter Fritz Willi Lustig (October 27, 1937 – February 23, 2016[1]) was a German television presenter and author of children's books. He was known as leading actor in the weekly children's television show Löwenzahn. He hosted the show from 1979 up until 2006; during its first year the show was still called Pusteblume).[2] He also appeared on the shows Mittendrin (1987–1995) and Gordos Reise ans Ende der Welt (2007).[3]

Lustig died on February 23, 2016 at his home in Bohmstedt, Germany. He died from stomach cancer. He was aged 78. He was surrounded by his family.[4] He is survived by four children and nine grandchildren.

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  1. https://presseportal.zdf.de/pressemitteilung/mitteilung/der-welterklaerer-mit-der-latzhose-ist-tot-zdf-trauert-um-langjaehrigen-loewenzahn-moderator-peter-lustig/772/
  2. "Löwenzahn war für mich ein einziger Glücksfall" (in German). noz.de. 4 January 2005. Retrieved 15 May 2011.(German)
  3. "IMBd". Retrieved 31 March 2014.
  4. Welle (www.dw.com), Deutsche. "Popular German TV host Peter Lustig dies aged 78 - DW - 24.02.2016". DW.COM.