Lale Andersen


German singer and actress.
Born 23 March 1905 in Lehe (now Bremerhaven-Lehe), Germany and died 29 August 1972 in Vienna, Austria.

She is best known for her interpretation of the song Lili Marleen in 1939, which became the first German million seller.
In 1922 she married the German painter Paul Ernst Wilke.
She used the alias Nicola Wilke for her song lyrics.