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Klaus Nomi advertising Jägermeister
04.05.2013
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In addition to being an accomplished pastry chef, German New Wave opera singer from outer space, Klaus Nomi, was also a spokesperson for Jägermeister, the German cough medicine and working class aperitif.

Nomi’s face appeared on one side of a cardboard “table tent” distributed to bars that read:

“I’m drinking German Jägermeister because that’s my kind of girl over there.”

Here’s the other side of the table tent:
 

 
Below, Nomi, in a plastic raincoat stolen from Howie Pyro’s mother, unveils himself for the first time onstage at The New Wave Vaudeville Show in 1978 performing the aria from Saint-Saëns’ Samson and Delilah.
 

Posted by Richard Metzger

 

 

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