by Manila on May 10, 2016

Birth Name: Johann Hölzel

Date of Birth: 19 February 1957

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 6 February 1998

Place of Death: between Villa Montellano and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Ethnicity: Austrian

Falco was an Austrian singer and songwriter.

He was the son of Maria (Saurer) and Alois Hölzel. His stage name derived from East German former ski jumper Falko Weißpflog.

Falco’s paternal grandparents were a man surnamed Hölzel, and Cäcilia.

Falco’s maternal grandfather was Johann Rehling (the son of Tobias “Toberl” Rehling and Maria Beigelbeck). Tobias was the son of Johann Rehling and Maria Amtmann. Falco’s great-grandmother Maria was the daughter of Josephus Beigelbeck and Maria Hahn.

Falco’s maternal grandmother was named Maria Saurer.

Source: Genealogy of Falco (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.myheritage.com

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neiltennant September 13, 2018 at 2:10 pm

he looked hungarian and yugoslawian of course BALKAN heritage

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