Ben Berlin

Ben Berlin (real name Hermann Biek) was a jazz musician born in Reval (now Tallinn, Estonia) in 1896. He founded the Ben Berlin Dance Orchestra in Germany in 1928, producing records with Deutsche Grammophon[1] such as "Küss mich und morgen vergiss mich" and "Roses of Yesterday". As a Jew, he left Germany in 1933, moving to Holland, Austria, France and finally England where he died in 1944, sitting at his desk.[2]


  1. "Ben Berlin - Hermann Biek Biografie". Ben Berlin - Hermann Biek Biografie - Deutsches Grammophon und Schellackplatten. Retrieved 28 November 2014.
  2. "About the Bieks". Retrieved 20 November 2014.

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