Bert (Kämpfert) Kaempfert

Berthold Heinrich (Kämpfert) Kaempfert (1923 - 1980)

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Berthold Heinrich (Bert) "Fips" Kaempfert formerly Kämpfert
Born in Barmbek, Hamburg, Germanymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Palma de Mallorca, Baleares, Islas Baleares, Spainmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Feb 2018
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Categories: Musicians | Songwriters | Big Band Leaders | Composers | German Notables.


Bert (Kämpfert) Kaempfert is Notable.

Research Notes

Died of a stroke at his vacation home. He wrote Frank Sinatra's hit song "Strangers In the Night." Attended Hamburg Music Academy. Drafted into German Army during WWII and spent 6 months as a POW. While in the camp, he formed an 18-piece band. Wife was Hanne, whom he married in 1946. Two daughters, Marion and Doris. His first big hit record was "Wonderland By Night." Also wrote Al Martino's "Spanish Eyes."Durbin-702 10:52, 9 February 2018 (EST)


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