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Ralph Siegel (born 30 September 1945 in Munich) is a German musician, composer and producer. He is married to the opera singer Kriemhild Jahn.

Siegel is one of the most notable figures at the Eurovision Song Contest, in which he has participated with 19 songs so far, the latest being the 2009 Montenegrin entry Just Get Out of My Life by Andrea Demirović. In 1982, Siegel's and Bernd Meinunger's song Ein bißchen Frieden (A Little Peace), performed by Nicole won the Contest and became a hit in Europe.

Siegel was put into the spotlight in France, Belgium and Luxembourg in face of the contract scandal he made for the two artists Sophie & Magaly (Papa Pingouin song). It was revealed that Siegel gave only 5000 Euros to each of the sisters, although more than one million records were sold.

Eurovision Song Contest participations

Year Song Artist Country Position
1974 Bye Bye I Love You Ireen Sheer  Luxembourg 4th
1976 Sing Sang Song Les Humphries Singers  Germany 15th
1979 Dschinghis Khan Dschinghis Khan  Germany 4th
1980 Theater Katja Ebstein  Germany 2nd
1980 Papa Pingouin Sophie & Magaly  Luxembourg 9th
1981 Johnny Blue Lena Valaitis  Germany 2nd
1982 Ein bißchen Frieden Nicole  Germany 1st
1985 Children, Kinder, Enfants Ireen Sheer, C. & M. Roberts, Olivier, Solomon  Luxembourg 13th
1987 Laß die Sonne in dein Herz Wind  Germany 2nd
1988 Lied für einen Freund Maxi & Chris Garden  Germany 14th
1990 Frei zu leben Chris Kempers & Daniel Kovac  Germany 9th
1992 Träume sind für alle da Wind  Germany 16th
1994 Wir geben 'ne Party MeKaDo  Germany 3rd
1997 Zeit Bianca Shomburg  Germany 18th
1999 Reise nach Jerusalem - Kudüs'e seyahat Sürpriz  Germany 3rd
2002 I Can't Live Without Music Corinna May  Germany 21st
2003 Let's Get Happy Lou  Germany 11th
2006 If We All Give A Little six4one  Switzerland 17th
2009 Just Get Out of My Life Andrea Demirović  Montenegro 11th (semifinal)

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