Udo Jürgens - "Merci, Chérie" was the winning song in the Eurovision Song Contest Performed for Austria by Udo Jürgens with lyrics in German -- despite the French words of the title -- it is Austria's only winning song in the contest to date.
Udo Jürgens (born Udo Jürgen Bockelmann, 30 September 1934, Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria) is an Austrian composer and singer of popular music whose career spans over fifty years. He has written more than 800 songs and sold over 100 million records. -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udo_J%C3%BCrgens
Udo Juergens Photos - Singer Udo Juergens performs onstage during a rehearsal to the new years eve party in front of Brandenburg Gate on December 2011 in Berlin, Germany. - New Years Eve Concerts Rehearsal