Joachim Sonderhoff

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Joachim "Achim" Sonderhoff (born December 16, 1935 ; † January 11, 2008 ) was a German radio director and radio presenter .


Achim Sonderhoff has directed countless radio programs on the WDR , after having played in the legendary " Paul Temple " productions, such as Paul Temple and the Spencer case (1959) and Paul Temple and the Margo case (1962) under the direction of Eduard Hermann and 1964 had assisted Rolf von Goth with the bells of death . Sonderhoff produced entertainment at a high level, with a passion for well-founded experiments. Together with a team of young journalists he created the avant-garde radio-pop-political collage "Panoptikum", which brought new forms to the radio and was awarded for it. Since the late 1960s, Sonderhoff has also hosted cutting-edge music programs such as "Pop Revolution" (with Henryk M. Broder ), "Matinee der Liedersänger" and the " Radiothek " on WDR since the late 1960s .

In 1969 he was awarded the Kurt Magnus Prize for above-average performance in radio journalism.

Works as a radio play director

Works as an author

  • Jimi Hendrix. Voodoo Chile. The biography of a rock legend , Bastei-Lübbe, Bergisch Gladbach 1981, ISBN 3-404-60040-1

Individual evidence

  1. Obituary in the Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger No. 22 of 26./27. January 2008
  2. Archive link ( Memento of the original dated August 16, 2005 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  3. ( Memento from May 30, 2014 in the Internet Archive )