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GG Anderson is an extremely well-known music producer, songwriter and pop singer in Germany. He began his musical career in 1964 as a singer in the band The Rackets. Anderson is married to his wife Monika in his second marriage and has one son from both marriages.
Early years and first contact with music
GG Anderson grew up in the small town of Eschwege in Hesse. After graduating from school, he did an apprenticeship as an electrician. Even then he was working part-time as a drummer and singer. He started his career in 1964 as a member of the Rackets and the Blue Moons. From 1970 he was a member of the band “Love and Tears”. At that time, that combo was the backing band of the then very successful pop singer Michael Holm.
In 1973 GG finally started as a solo singer. Until 1977 he called himself “Alexander Marco”, then “Tony Bell” and since 1980 he finally changed his name to “GG Anderson”.
In his career as a composer, GG Anderson created over 1000 songs, including for successful artists such as Rex Gildo, Andy Borg, Axel Becker, Brunner and Brunner, Thomas Anders, Roland Kaiser and Mireille Mathieu.
Engelbert’s well-known track “The Spanish Night is Over” was penned by him, as was Laura Branigan’s hit “Satisfaction”.
For the well-known folk music singer Heino he wrote the song “Yes, yes, Katja has it”.
GG Anderson did not celebrate his own great success as a singer until 1981. His most well-known top hit is “Mama Lorraine”.
Other well-known and successful titles by him include “Summer Night in Rome”, “On the White Beach of San Angelo”, “Summer, Sun, Cabrio”, “Rosalie”, “Girl, Girl” and “No Means Yes”.
highlights of his career
In 1986 he received the “Singer of the Year” award and in September 1991 the Golden Tuning Fork.
“I feel like 35 anyway”
“One should always have goals in life”
“I have to force myself to slow down”
“There’s nothing nicer than making people happy” (Note on his social commitment)
Facts about GG Anderson
The successful duo “Wildecker Herzbuben” emerged from his former backing band, for which GG also composed a number of hit songs.
In 1988, GG Anderson came fourth in the German pre-selection for the Eurovision Song Contest entitled “Hadst thou time for me today”?
GG Anderson is also socially involved. In December 2019, the Red Cross, together with GG Anderson and other well-known artists, organized a Christmas dinner for 800 needy people in Bremen for the third time under the motto “Your feast”. The popular singer actively helped out as a waiter and served the food to the guests.
He has a disabled son who has autism and has to live in a nursing home. He dedicated his song “You are my little diamond” to him.
According to his own statements, the fact that GG now has a decent net worth is thanks to his wife Monika, who makes sure that the money is well invested and not spent on useless things. Anderson was already completely broke when he was young and doesn’t seem to be particularly good with money.
The successful singer is a fixture in the hit world, but he himself is only 1.60 m tall.
GG’s real name is “Gerd Grabowski”.
GG Anderson has been one of the most popular and successful pop singers in Germany for many years and regularly delights his regular fan base with his live performances. He is a regular and welcome guest on the ZDF television garden and the big Schlager hit parade.
He also performs his numerous hits on the SWR show “Schlager-Fiß mit Andy Borg”.
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