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Thomas Forstner

Name:Thomas Forstner
Born:3-12-1969
Nationality:Austrian
   
National Finals:Ein Lied für Rom 1991
ESC Entries:Venedig im Regen (1991)
Nur ein Lied (1989)
   
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Biography

Thomas Forstner is an Austrian singer. When he was 10 years old, he joined the “Wiener Sängerknaben”. In june 1988, he won a talent competition with his song “Still hoping”. It gave him the cance to make professional recordings. In 1989, he was chosen to represent Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest and gained a 5th place. The title reached the number 1 spot in the Austrian charts. The English version, “Song Of Love”, is in the soundtrack of the episode “The game is over” from the series Der Alte. His second single, “Wenn nachts die Sonne scheint” , produced by Dieter Bohlen, reached the top 10. He returned to the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest with the title Venedig im Regen. He ended up with nil points. In October 1991, he married Vanessa Desirée Thun-Hohenstein. A girl was born in 1995. The couple divorced in 19981. The flop at Eurovision greatly hindered the rest of his career. Between long musical breaks, he appeared on various musical productions in all styles. Nowadays he works as a software developer in his hometown.

Entries

Country:Austria
Year:1991
Language:German
   
Artist:Thomas Forstner
Song:Venedig im Regen
Lyrics:

Robby Musenbichler
Hubert Moser
Wolfgang Eltner

Composer(s):Robby Musenbichler
Hubert Moser
Wolfgang Eltner
Conductor:Richard Österreicher
   
Backings:4 singers, names unknown
Results 
Points:0
Position:22
Running order:6
Country:Austria
Year:1989
Language:German
   
Artist:Thomas Forstner
Song:Nur ein Lied
Lyrics:Joachim Horn-Bernges
Composer(s):Dieter Bohlen
Conductor:no conductor
   
Backings:Rolf Köhler
Michael Scholz
Detlef Wiedeke
1 other musician, name unkown
Results 
Points:97
Position:5
Running order:13
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