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button.gif (123 bytes) February 19, 1957 - February 6, 1998
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REAL NAME: Johann Hölzl
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "Rock Me Amadeus" (1986)
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BIGGEST LP: Falco 3 (1986)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 0

 
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Falcobutton.gif (123 bytes) International artist, Falco, rose to stardum throughout the world and eventually in the US with his #1 hit "Rock Me Amadeus." Born in Austria, Falco saw his fan-base grow into 1990s with international hits until his untimely death at the age of 40.

1986...# 31 Singles Artist of the Year

1998...

February
Falco - "Rock Me Amadeus" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Johann Hölzl aka Falco died at the age of 40 on February 6th in a car accident near Puerto Plata while vacationing in the resort area.

1999...

September
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2006...

October
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VH1: 100 Greatest Songs of the 80's included "Rock Me Amadeus" at # 87.



LPs
Falco - Einzelhaft Einzelhaft
Released: 1983
Billboard peak: # 64
Tracks: "Zuviel Hitze" - "Der Kommissar" - "Siebzehn Jahr" - "Auf Der Flucht" - "Ganz Wien" - "Mashine Brennt" - "Hinter Uns Die Sintflut" - "Nie Mehr Schule" - "Helden Von Huete" - "Einzelhaft"
Falco - Falco 3 Falco 3
Released: 1986
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 3
Tracks: "Rock Me Amadeus" - "America" - "Tango In The Night" - "Munich Girls" - "Jeanny" - "Vienna Calling" - "Manner Des Westens - Any Kind Of Land" - "Nother Sweeter Than Arabia" - "Macho Macho" - "It's All Over Now Baby Blue"
Falco - Remix Hit Collection Remix Hit Collection
Released: January, 1992
Tracks: "Der Kommissar, Pt. 2" - "Rock Me Amadeus" (Club Remix) - "Jeanny, Pt. 1" - "Data de Groove" (Club Remix) - "Vienna Calling" - "Junge Romer" - "Wiener Blut" (Club Remix) - "Emotional" - "Coming Home (Jeanny, Pt. 2, One Year Later)" - "Falco Megamix" - "Sound Of Musik"
Falco - Greatest Hits Greatest Hits
Released: September, 1999
Tracks: "Rock Me Amadeus" - "Der Kommissar" - "Vienna Calling" - "Junge Roemer" - "Jeanny" - "America" - "Munich Girls" - "Hoch Wie Nie" - "Macho Macho" - "Brillantin' Brutal" - "Zuviel Hitze" - "Helden Von Heute" - "Ganz Wien" - "Maschine Brennt" - "Auf Der Flucht" - "Der Kommissar" (Jason Nevins Radio Mix)
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POP SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY [based on The ARC Weekly Top 40 (listing explanation)
1 Rock Me Amadeus
Falco 3
1(2) 12 1986 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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2 Vienna Calling
Falco 3
14 7 1986 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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