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Bert Kaempfert (born Berthold Heinrich Kämpfert; 16 October 1923 – 21 June 1980) was a German orchestra leader, multi-instrumentalist, music producer, arranger, and composer. He made easy listening and jazz-oriented records and wrote the music for a number of well-known songs, including "Strangers in the Night", “Danke Schoen” and "Moon Over Naples".
|Birth name||Berthold Heinrich Kämpfert|
|Born||16 October 1923|
Barmbek, Hamburg, Germany
|Died||21 June 1980 56) (aged|
|Genres||Easy listening, instrumental, jazz, big band|
|Occupation(s)||Orchestra leader, composer|
|Instrument(s)||Accordion, clarinet, piano, saxophone|
|Labels||Polydor, Decca USA, MCA|