James Last

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Birthday
17, 1929
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 9, 2015 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1929
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 9, 2015 (86)

About

Wildly popular German composer whose albums have sold more than 80 million copies. He is perhaps best known for his 1969 composition "Happy Heart."

Before Fame

His hometown of Bremen came under fire from bomb attacks during World War II.

Trivia

He received the ECHO prize for Lifetime Achievement in 1994.

Family Life

He credited his wife and son with helping him to create music.

Associated With

His composition "Einsamer Hirte" appeared on the soundtrack to Kill Bill: Vol. 1, a film directed by Quentin Tarantino.