Inge Brück

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Inge Brück (born October 12, 1936 in Mannheim ) is a German singer and actress .


Inge Brück is the daughter of a concert singer and a pianist. She took acting lessons and began her singing career with the Erwin Lehn dance orchestra , whose pianist Horst Jankowski became aware of her. After a television appearance with Hans-Joachim Kulenkampff , she received a record deal. She put her acid test at the German Jazz Festival in 1956, where Caterina Valente also performed, in front of 3,000 listeners. In 1957 she had her first sales hit with Peter, come to the port tonight , a German version of the title Green Door (# 7 in D). In 1961 it started at the German Schlager Festival in Baden-Baden with the title The luck comes unexpectedly . She went on numerous television shows on, played musical -Hauptrollen and toured among others, the orchestras Robert Sherman and Horst Jankowski.

In 1966 she won the International Song Festival in Rio de Janeiro with the title Ask the Wind. In 1967 she represented Germany with the song Anouschka at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna and achieved eighth place with seven points. She then shifted her skills back to acting and shot the 13-part early evening series Miss Molly Mill , which was broadcast in 1970 for ZDF , in which she acted as a shrewd cleaning lady in constantly new jobs as an amateur detective until she was fired again and again for her interference. This television series was so successful that between 19 and 22 million viewers regularly watched the individual episodes. Inge Brück also sang the theme song for this television series on a single record.

Since the 1970s, Inge Brück has mainly sung songs with a religious content. Together with other artists such as Katja Ebstein and Peter Horton, she founded the Artists for Christ initiative , which also released a double long-playing record for her concerts.

Inge Brück's first marriage was to the director Michael Hausthar and her second marriage to the director Klaus Überall . That marriage ended in divorce in the mid-1970s. ( Klaus Überall married Katja Ebstein in 1979. )

Brück lived in Kocherscheid for a while . Today she lives in seclusion in Meschede in the Sauerland.


  • 1966: Golden Rooster at the 1st hit festival in Rio de Janeiro

Individual evidence

  1. 1967: Grand Prix de la Chanson in Vienna. ( Online , accessed January 10, 2012)
  2. Harald Röhrig: Great response at the premiere meeting. In: Rhein-Sieg-Rundschau , May 24, 2016, p. 29.
  3. Redaktionsbüro Harenberg: Knaurs Prominentenlexikon 1980. The personal data of celebrities from politics, economy, culture and society . With over 400 photos. Droemer Knaur, Munich / Zurich 1979, ISBN 3-426-07604-7 , Brück, Inge, p. 59 .

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