Henriette Strobel, Wolfgang Heichel and Edina Pop performing in 2009 The group broke up in 1984 but 1986 saw a brief reunion as Dschinghis Khan Family. Only Henriette Heichel vocals , drums and Louis Potgieter keyboards returned from the original lineup. Their songs appear in the video games Taiko No Tatsujin, Pop'n Music, and Stepping Selection. In 1980, its English-language version topped the charts in Australia for six weeks, largely thanks to using the song as the theme music for coverage of the. Henriette Strobel, Edina Pop, Claus Kupreit, and producer Heinz Gross also own the rights to the name Dschinghis Khan, with both group patents revealing the use of a certain logo. Their announced dates are listed on the official website of the group and are subject to change. They performed at the Olympiyski Arena in Moscow on October 17, 2005.
On May 7th, 2006, Steve Bender the member famous for his bald appearance died of cancer. Appearing at the height of the disco boom and following on the heels of other German-produced bands such as Boney M. The video and the song associated with it have become a popular topic on blogs and websites. Louis Hendrik Potgieter, the impersonator of Genghis Khan, was. In 2018, there have been two groups with the name: the one led by original members and , and a more current group led by original member and , who replaced the late in the 2005 reunion concert.
Their songs invariably were themed on historical figures and exotic cultures and locales. In 2006, Stefan Track left the band and startet his solo project Rocking Son of Dschinghis Khan in which he toured all over the world. In an interview with Russian television presenter Alexandra Glotova, the producer of the group Dschinghis Khan, Heinz Gross, said that in the 1980s, the band was forbidden in the Soviet Union and was accused of anti-communism and nationalism. The Australian single was issued in a die-cut Channel 7 sleeve. Stefan Track came as new member to the band to replace Louis Hendrik Potgieter The show was a big success. Edina Pop Marika Késmárky was a who had started her singing career in West Germany in 1969.
Their original eponymous song was written and produced by with lyrics by and came in fourth place at the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest in. Therefore, there are two groups with the name. The success of the band eventually led to Wolfgang and Henriette's divorce, with Henriette reverting to her maiden name of Strobel. Though the group broke up in the mid-1980s, it has enjoyed a recent resurgence in popularity on the internet due to a video of them performing their hit song Moskau being discovered. In April 2018, original member Wolfgang Heichel and Stefan Track, fresh off his spin-off Rocking Son of Dschinghis Khan formed a new Dschinghis Khan after Heichel gained the rights to the name in Germany and Spain. .
In 2019, the Wolfgang Heichel-led version of the band will be performing a concert in Mongolia, the birthplace of the original. . . . . . .
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