Thursday, 2 December 2010

Waterloo & Robinson

Waterloo & Robinson are an Austrian popduo. Hans Kreuzmayr (27 november 1945) is Waterloo and Sepp Krasnitzer (15 april 1947) is Robinson. They got together in 1969 and in 1971 they won a talentshow with the song Du Kannst Sehen which became their first hit in Austria. After that they had a couple of hits in Austria and were very popular and successful.

In 1976 they represented Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song My Little World which came 5th. After the contest they had some hits in Germany.

In 1981 Waterloo & Robinson split up. Robinson started a solo career and was successful in Austria and Germany. In 1983 he participated in the Austrian national final with the song Freiheit which came 2nd and in 1990 he tried again with the song So Ein Wunderschönes Leben which came 4th.

Robinson also started a solo career but wasn't very successful. Since 1989 the duo performed together again and in 2004 they took part in the Austrian pre-selection for the Eurovision Song Contest with the song You Can Change The World which came 2nd. In 2007 the duo stopped definately to focus on their solo careers.

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