Interview

Michael Kunze - "Das war ein anderes Leben"

| Lesedauer: 7 Minuten
Volker Blech
Michael Kunze hat die Hits für Udo Jürgens, Jürgen Drews oder Silver Convention geschrieben. In Berlin bekommt er einen Ehrenpreis der Deutschen Musical Academy

Michael Kunze hat die Hits für Udo Jürgens, Jürgen Drews oder Silver Convention geschrieben. In Berlin bekommt er einen Ehrenpreis der Deutschen Musical Academy

Foto: Reto Klar

Der Hamburger Liedtexter Michael Kunze hat die großen deutschen Pop-Hits produziert und später Musicals geschrieben. Ein Gespräch.

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