Für zwei Groschen Musik

"Für zwei Groschen Musik" ("Twopenny Music") was the German entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1958, performed in German by Margot Hielscher.

"Für zwei Groschen Musik"
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Single by Margot Hielscher
Released1958
Germany "Für zwei Groschen Musik"
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Eurovision Song Contest 1958 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Friedrich Meyer
Lyricist(s)
Fred Rauch, Walter Brandin
Conductor
Finals performance
Final result
7th
Final points
5
Entry chronology
◄ "Telefon, Telefon" (1957)   
"Heute Abend wollen wir tanzen geh'n" (1959) ►

The song was performed eighth on the night (following Belgium's Fud Leclerc with "Ma petite chatte" and preceding Austria's Liane Augustin with "Die ganze Welt braucht Liebe"). At the close of voting, it had received 5 points, placing 7th in a field of 10.

The song is in the chanson mode popular at the early Contests and is in praise of music itself. Hielscher sings about the simple joy which can be had by paying a small sum of money to hear music. Hielscher performed the song at the contest wearing a 'Miss Juke Box' sash, a tiara, and with three 7" singles in her hand.

It was succeeded as German representative at the 1959 Contest by Alice & Ellen Kessler with "Heute Abend wollen wir tanzen geh'n".

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Preceded by
"Telefon, Telefon"
by Margot Hielscher
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
1958
Succeeded by
"Heute Abend wollen wir tanzen geh'n"
by Alice & Ellen Kessler

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