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Roger Willemsen
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Roger Willemsen in March 2015
Born (1955-08-15)15 August 1955
Bonn, North-Rhine Westphalia, West Germany
Died 8 February 2016(2016-02-08) (aged 60)
Wentorf bei Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Nationality German
Scientific career
Fields German studies
Signature
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Roger Willemsen (15 August 1955 – 7 February 2016) was a German author, essayist and television presenter. He was born in Bonn, North-Rhine Westphalia. He began his career in 1991. In 1994, he starred in his own show Willemsens Woche. He interviewed many famous people such as Madonna, Jesse Jackson, Audrey Hepburn and Yasser Arafat. He retired in 2006.

Willemsen died of pancreatic cancer on 7 February 2016 in Wentorf bei Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein. He was aged 60.


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