At the end of the 50s, Peter Kraus was considered a “German
Answer to Elvis Presley”. In 2009 he celebrates his 70th birthday.
He stood on the stage in a rocker pose and sang his
Versions of "Tutti Frutti" or "Sugar Baby" while rioting broke out in the hall.
Kraus became the adored idol of the
Post-war youth, the grown-up world reacted with fear at hip swaying, “jungle music” and screaming teenagers.
“Is our culture threatened?” the Neue Zürcher Zeitung asked warningly after a concert.
The rocker became the over the years
Pop singer, actor, TV presenter and
Entertainers – no one warns about Peter Kraus anymore.