Achim Mentzel, German musician, Died at 69

  Actor, Music

Achim Mentzel was born on July 15, 1946, in Berlin and died on January 4, 2016, in Cottbus, Brandenburg.

He was a German musician, television presenter and actor.

German musician was best known for hosting his show Achims Hitparade from 1989 to 2006.

Achim Mentzel has released 23 singles and seven albums between 1978 and 2010.

Mentzel was a member of the cover band, Fritzens Dampferband (German: Fritzen’s Steamboat Band), together with Nina Hagen.

He has appeared in the films The Legend of Paul and Paula (1973) and Der Wixxer (2004), and the television shows Das Amt and SOKO Leipzig.

He was married four times and had eight children.

Mentzel passed away at 69 yrs old.