Hans Hellhoff studied in Heidelberg theology in Munich theater studies and German . First He gained fame as a member of the cabaret - ensemble The four Nachrichter which includes Helmut Käutner belonged. His radio career began with ORAG (Sender Königsberg), during the Second World War he was with the soldier broadcaster Belgrade , then an interpreter in Munich.
In 1946 Hellhoff came to Bremen , where he was entrusted with setting up the radio program for Radio Bremen and also worked as a reporter. In 1948 he moved to the NWDR in Hamburg and later to the SWF in Baden-Baden. From 1956 Hellhoff moderated the programs Auf ein happy weekend and Frankfurter Wecker ( HR ), Leichte Brise aus Südwest (SWF) and The illustrated record (NWDR).
Samples of his voice can be heard on Teldec LPs from the 1950s: The illustrated record , episode 1 to 4 (published by Telefunken). In addition to the intermediate moderation by Hellhoff, the records offer excerpts from hits that were current at the time.
- Short text on WDR 4 , record bar from March 25, 2006.
- Curt Ullmann Pictures and Photos at Getty Images
- The SWF press release on his death appeared a. in the East Prussia Gazette of May 17, 1975, page 17 (PDF file; 11.76 MB)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German radio presenter and reporter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||around 1910|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Beuthen , Upper Silesia|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 15, 1975|
|Place of death||Baden-Baden|