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Udo Jürgens
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Udo Jürgens in 2010
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Birth name Udo Jürgen Bockelmann
Born (1934-09-30)30 September 1934
Klagenfurt, Austria
Died 21 December 2014(2014-12-21) (aged 80)
Münsterlingen, Switzerland
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 1950–2014

Udo Jürgens (born Udo Jürgen Bockelmann, 30 September 1934 – 21 December 2014) was an Austrian composer and singer of popular music whose career spans over fifty years. He wrote more than 800 songs and sold over 100 million records. In 2007 he additionally obtained Swiss citizenship. He was known for his song "Reach for the Stars".

Jürgens died on 21 December 2014 in Münsterlingen, Switzerland from acute heart failure at the age of 80.

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