Falco

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Birthday
19, 1957
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Feb 6, 1998 (40)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1957
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Feb 6, 1998 (40)

About

Singer of 1980s pop hits "Der Komissar," "Vienna Calling," and the #1 hit, "Rock Me Amadeus."

Before Fame

He was a musical prodigy from his earliest youth, preferring to develop his talent with rock bands rather than in school.

Trivia

He was the first German-language artist to score a #1 Billboard hit in the U.S.

Family Life

He was born Johann Hölzel in Vienna, Austria. He briefly married Isabella Vitkovic in 1988.

Associated With

His song "Rock Me Amadeus" was parodied on The Simpsons and Family Guy, as well as by Jon Stewart.