Romy Haag

Ranked #70 on the list Most famous Female Singers from Netherlands

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About Romy Haag

Romy Haag (born January 1, 1951) is a dancer, singer, actress and former nightclub manager. Romy Haag started her career with Circus Strassburger, leading children's matinées as a clown. At the age of 16, she joined a trapeze artist working at the Strassburger and relocated to Paris, where she began her career as an exotic dancer and female impersonator at the nightclub Alcazar. In 1972, an American show manager offered Haag a tour booking and she performed her show "Berlin Chanson" at Fire Island, in Long Island and Atlantic City. Here she met and fell in love with a street musician from Berlin and decided to move back to Europe to live in the German capital with him. In 1974, at the age of 23, Haag opened the club and cabaret Chez Romy Haag in Berlin, which became Germany's most popular nightspot during the disco era. Many celebrities were regular guests, such as German singer Udo Lindenberg, Zizi Jeanmaire, Bryan Ferry, Freddie Mercury, Lou Reed and Mick Jagger with whom Haag also had a brief romance. Also, David Bowie was struck by Haag's beauty and the two had a love affair which resulted in him moving to Berlin. At the same time, Haag went on her first nationwide German tour

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