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Coping with grief with church concerts

Heino at a church performance.

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After the death of his wife Hannelore, Heino seeks solace in music and his fans. Now there are new dates for the church tour.

After the death of his wife Hannelore Kramm (1942-2023), Heino (84) will go back on stage sooner than expected. The church concert tour under the name “The Heavens Praise” is to take place partly in memory of his wife, as “Bild” reports.

The first concert was originally scheduled to take place on Friday, November 17th. take place in Mönchengladbach – just two days after Hannelore’s funeral. The church tour was supposed to take the folk bard through 23 cities. Now it is said that Heino will perform at the Kreuzkirche in Dresden on November 24th instead. The concerts are dedicated to his late wife.

Manager: “He needs the affection, the comfort and the sympathy now”

The first concert in particular will be highly emotional for Heino, his manager Helmut Werner announced to the newspaper. “But he really wants to return to the stage because Hannelore would have wanted him to continue singing.” The performances should also be helpful for the musician himself: “Heino now needs the affection, comfort and sympathy of his fans to alleviate his immeasurable pain.”

According to current status, Heino will play the following concerts: December 2nd in Hausham, Bavaria, December 8th in Frauenkirchen, Austria, December 10th in Graz, December 16th in Bad Oeynhausen (NRW), December 17th in St. Vith, Belgium and on January 21st in Görlitz.

Funeral took place on a small scale

According to a “Bild” report On Wednesday (November 15th), Hannelore Kramm died on November 8th at the age of 82. On Heino’s homepage It was said shortly afterwards: “It is with great pain that we have to inform you that Heino’s beloved wife Hannelore has fallen asleep peacefully at home in Kitzbühel.” It goes on to say that Heino is in great sadness and misses his Hannelore every moment.

According to “Image” The funeral took place on Wednesday in an intimate setting in Kitzbühel. Friends will have the opportunity to say goodbye to Hannelore Kramm at a large church service next year.

Heino and his wife met in 1972 at the Miss Austria pageant in Kitzbühel, and they got married in 1979. It was Heino’s third marriage. The couple was very religious, and the first church tour in 2011 was said to have been Hannelore’s idea.


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