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Thomas Anders (Bernd Weidung)

Thomas Anders is a German singer, composer, and record producer. Anders was the lead singer of Germany's popular pop-duo Modern Talking in 1984–1987 and in 1998–2003.


  • Anders was born in Koblenz, West Germany.

  • Education

    • There Anders began to study music.


    • his career officially began when in 1980, at age of 17, he released his debut single "Judy". Anders released several other singles produced by Daniel David including "Du weinst um ihn". In 1983, he met Dieter Bohlen. From late 1983 to the mid of 1984 Bohlen produced other tracks for Anders including "Wovon träumst du denn", "Endstation Sehnsucht" and "Es geht mir gut heut' Nacht". The success, however, came when in late 1984, Anders and Bohlen formed the successful duo Modern Talking. In late 1987, Anders and Bohlen decided to terminate Modern Talking and go their separate ways. In late 2003 Anders signed a contract with BMG international as a solo artist after their final album of Modern Talking. The first single, "Independent Girl" released in November 2003. Also in the same year, Anders left BMG and joined Edel Records and released his swing-album Songs Forever. In November 2012, Anders released a new solo album called "Christmas for you."


    • Strong, Songs Forever, This Time


    "I believe in God, but I have problems with the Catholic Church".



    Sport & Clubs: golf

    Thomas enjoys cooking. He prefers Italian and Asian cuisine.

    Music & Bands: calm melodious pop music


    • He was married to Nora Balling from 1984 to 1999. Since July 2000 he has been married to Claudia Hess, with whom he has a son, Alexander Mick, born 27 June 2002.
    • father: Peter Weidung - Germany
    • mother: Helga Weidung - Germany
    • brother: Achim Weidung - Germany
    • Sister: Tania Weidung - Germany
    • ex-wife: Nora-Isabelle Balling - Germany - model
      Thomas and Nora were married from July 1985 to February 1999. In his Modern Talking days, he used to wear a big necklace with the name "Nora". This was caused by possessive Nora( so the fans would know that he was not single).
    • Wife: Claudia Hess - Germany
      Anders got married to Claudia on 15 July 2000. "We are a very harmonious couple, we hardly ever argue, we speak common language. We have similar points of view on life, we think and feel the same...".
    • Son: Alexander Mick Weidung - Germany
      He was born on 27 June 2002.
    Thomas Anders
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    Born March 1, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1984 - 1987
      lead singer, Modern Talking
    • 1993
      actor (role: Ypsilon), Stockholm Marathon
    • 1998 - 2003
      lead singer, Modern Talking


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