Farewell to hit star Jurgen Drews (77) is on the TV program on Saturday evening (January 14). And we have all the important information about the TV spectacle for you at a glance!
With the notice his nervous disease it all started in July 2021. In an interview with the 'Bild' newspaper, the singer revealed that he was suffering from a so-called peripheral polyneuropathy : 'The nerves don't do what they should anymore.' In June 2022 he then canceled performances. 'For me, too, these physical limits that I had to experience are completely new and I have to learn to deal with them,' he wrote, among other things, in a long Instagram post.
Only a month later the time had finally come: The King of Mallorca announced his farewell. In the show 'The Big Hit Beach Party 2022 - Here we go again!' (July 2022, The First) by Florian Silbereisen (41) the singer explained in a single player: 'Since I'm at an age when others have been retired for a long time, I also said to myself: At some point it's good.' He also made it clear that he felt very comfortable with it his decision. He goes 'without grumbling. I have my Ramona. I'm doing well. I am healthy. So if not now, then when?' The singer also said in the video: 'Before I really break down, I want to say goodbye beforehand. Thank fate. With you, with you. It was a good time.'
Ramona Drews stands behind him
wife Ramona Drews (49), whom he met in 1991, supports the hit star even in this time of upheaval. “For me it goes without saying that I have to support every decision with Jürgen. It doesn't matter how it turns out,' she made clear in July 2022 in an interview with the 'Bild' newspaper. Even then, she also said that the decision was 'exactly right'.
Florian Silbereisen is now presenting the big farewell show for Jürgen Drews. In 'The Great Schlager Farewell' (January 14, 8:15 p.m., Das Erste), the King of Mallorca is on stage for the very last time. Once again he sings his hits, once again he celebrates a party - together with Marianne Rosenberg , Anna-Maria Zimmermann , Was P , Bernhard Brink , Alphaville, Maite Kelly , Roland Kaiser , ben sugar , Ross Antony , Mickie Krause , Melissa Naschenweng, Thomas Anders , David Hasselhoff , Andy Borg, Beatrice He , Andreas Gabalier and many other stars.
The show was recorded on October 22nd at the Media City Atelier in Leipzig. In pictures that were taken at the time, the music star in a light-colored suit with black lapels and a bow tie is fighting back tears. Even with wife and daughter not a dry eye stays.
Jürgen Drews had his breakthrough in 1976 with the song 'Ein Bett im Kornfeld'. Since Friday (January 13) the best-of album 'Geil war's... Danke Jürgen!' with 24 songs has been available.
The cult singer was supported by long-time companions, good friends and well-known artist colleagues such as Howard Carpendale, Florian Silbereisen, Ben Zucker, Maite Kelly, Ross Anthony and Mickie Krause.
With daughter Joelina Drews (27) he sings the ballad 'We've Got Tonight' in a duet. And a special highlight is the previously unreleased exclusive track 'Until I Can't Breathe Anymore', which Jürgen Drews dedicated to his wife Ramona.
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