Otto Waalkes in deep sorrow: “Farewell”

Otto Waalkes is in deep sorrow: “Farewell to an old friend”

05/12/2022 at 10:44 p.m

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Otto Waalkes is in deep sorrow. It must have been a difficult moment for the man you usually know with a smile. Entertainer Hans Herbert Böhrs passed away this week at the age of 82. Böhrs, who became known as the founding father of the “Hamburg scene”, was a close friend of the comedian Otto Waalkes.

The cult East Frisian has now published several pictures of his old friend on Instagram. “Farewell to an old friend,” writes Otto Waalkes to.

Otto Waalkes mourns the loss of his good friend Hans Herbert Böhrs

Hans Herbert Böhrs, who worked as a musician, comedian, radio presenter and actor throughout his life, suffered from pneumonia shortly before his death. In the end, his heart only pumped ten percent, his son Sebastian Rockendorf told the “”.


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  • Otto – the movie (1985)
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  • 7 Dwarfs – Men alone in the woods (2004)
  • Otto’s Eleven (2010)
  • Catweazel (2021)


But not only Otto Waalkes, other show greats are also deeply sad. “Oh man, he was such a good guy. Always helpful, always positive and encouraging. We keep him in grateful memory,” writes children’s song star Rolf Zuckowski, for example. Malle singer Lorenz Büffel sends a black heart as a sign of mourning. And entertainer Julian FM Stoeckel adds: “My sincere condolences, dear Otto.”

Hans Herbert Böhrs became known to a large audience in the ARD sketch series “Bananas”. He also organized one of the largest carnival parties in Germany.


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