Guildo Horn (ˈɡɪldo ˈhɔʁn; born February 15, 1963 in Trier
Trier, historically called in English Treves is a city in Germany on the banks of the Moselle. It is the oldest city in Germany, founded in or before 16 BC....
as Horst Köhler, not related to former German President Horst Köhler
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, is a German
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...
Schlager music is a style of popular music prevalent in Central and Northern Europe and the Balkans and also in France and Poland. In Portugal, it was adapted and became pimba music...
He is mainly famous for his eccentric stage persona, which includes outrageous clothes and very extroverted antics.
At the Eurovision Song Contest 1998
Eurovision Song Contest 1998
The Eurovision Song Contest 1998 was the 43rd Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 9 May 1998 at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The presenters were Terry Wogan and Ulrika Jonsson...
, he came in 7th with the title "Guildo hat euch lieb!
Guildo Hat Euch Lieb!
"Guildo hat euch lieb!" was the German entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998, performed in German by Guildo Horn & Die Orthopädischen Strümpfe. The song was performed ninth on the night...
" (Guildo loves you!).
He has served alongside Olympic trampolining
Trampolining is a competitive Olympic sport in which gymnasts perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline. These can include simple jumps in the pike, tuck or straddle position to more complex combinations of forward or backward somersaults and twists....
champion Anna Dogonadze
Anna Dogonadze is a German athlete of Georgian origin who won a gold medal in the event of trampolining at the 2004 Summer Olympics.She was born on 15 February 1973 in Mtskheta, Georgian SSR, . Prior to Georgian independence, she competed for the Soviet Union, and afterwards represented Georgia in...
and referee Markus Merk
Dr. Markus Merk is a former top-level German football referee. He is a six-time winner of the German Referee of the Year Award and the record holder in games refereed in the Bundesliga. In 2005, Merk was awarded the German Bundesverdienstkreuz in recognition of his service to football and his...
as ambassador for his native state of Rhineland-Palatinate
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for the 2006 FIFA World Cup
2006 FIFA World Cup
The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament. It was held from 9 June to 9 July 2006 in Germany, which won the right to host the event in July 2000. Teams representing 198 national football associations from all six...
- Rückkehr nach Mendocino (1992)
- Sternstunden der Zärtlichkeiten (1995)
- Danke! (1997)
- Schön! (1999)
- Der König der Möwen (2002)
- Guildo Horn featuring Pomp & Brass (2003)
- Essential (2005)
- Die Rocky Horny Weihnachtsshow (2005)
- Erhebet die Herzen (2008)
A complete Discography (including all Singles and collaborations can be found here.