Nina Hagen (1987)
Nina Hagen, born Catherina Hagen, is the daughter of the well-known GDR actress Eva-Maria Hagen. In the early 1970s, after completing her training at a popular music studio, she embarked upon a successful career as a pop singer. After Wolf Biermann was expatriated in November 1976, she and her mother were among the many GDR artists who signed an “Open Letter” in expression of their solidarity with him. Nina Hagen herself was expatriated thereafter. She also became famous in the West, where she was known as a versatile, multi-talented pop, rock, and punk singer.
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