Bert Kaempfert
Date of Birth
Oct 16, 1923


Bert Kaempfert was a multi-threat talent in music, a composer, bandleader, and producer -- in that last capacity, he was the first man to sign the Beatles to a recording contract, during their Hamburg period; and in the first capacity, he wrote what became Frank Sinatra's comeback to the top of the singles charts. The latter single, "Strangers in the Night," was actually a product of his mid-'60s...