Franz Hubert Wolfgang Remling (Wolfgang Petry) was born in Cologne-Raderthal on the 22th of September 1951.
Schlager (German Schlager, literally "hitter" or, more loosely translated, "a hit") is a style of popular music that is prevalent in northern Europe, in particular Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Latvia and Lithuania, but also to a lesser extent in France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Typical schlager tracks are either sweet, highly sentimental ballads with a simple, catchy melody or light, pleasant, throwaway pop tunes. Its lyrics are typically centered around love and relationships, and feelings. The northern variant of schlager, most notably in Finland, has taken elements from Nordic and Slavic folk songs, with texts tending towards melancholia and elegiac themes.
Wolfgang Petry started his career singing in Discos, soon he found himself singing in Big Stadiums in front of thousands of people.
He has a son called Achim Petry, he is traveling trough Germany singing his dads old songs and also new ones.
He is married with his wife since 1972.
Since his first released Single he released about 45 Albums and about 48 Singles. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.