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Stefanie Tücking (1 April 1962 – 30 November or 1 December 2018)[1] was a German radio and television presenter.

Stefanie Tücking
Stefanie Tücking.jpg
Tücking in 2009
Born(1962-04-01)1 April 1962
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Died1 December 2018(2018-12-01) (aged 56)
Baden-Baden, Germany
OccupationTV presenter, radio personality



Tücking was born in Kaiserslautern. She won the Golden Camera award at the age of 24 for her work on the ARD music show Formel Eins (Formula One),[2] where she served as the moderator between January 1986 and December 1987. After her breakthrough with Formel Eins, she worked for the German broadcaster Südwestrundfunk (SWR) as a television and radio presenter until her death.[3]


Stefanie Tücking died unexpectedly during the night of 1 December 2018 in Baden-Baden at age 56. The cause of death was a pulmonary embolism. She was found by a friend in her bed. Tücking had no known health or substance-related problems. According to her father, they visited a Christmas market on Thursday and on Friday (30. Nov) evening she was on air with her radio for the last time.[1][2][4][5]


  1. ^ a b "Steffi Tücking ist unerwartet gestorben | SWR3". (in German). Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Frühere „Formel Eins"-Moderatorin: Stefanie Tücking ist tot". Spiegel Online (in German). 1 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Stefanie Tücking | SWR3". (in German). Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Stefanie Tücking (✝56) wurde von einer Freundin tot im Bett gefunden". (in German). Retrieved 2018-12-03.
  5. ^ "Stefanie Tücking ist an einer Lungenembolie gestorben". SWR3 (in German). 6 December 2018.

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