Peter Maffay

The rock singer and composer Peter Maffay was born in Transylvania, Romania, in 1949 and emigrated with his parents to Waldkraiburg (Bavaria) at the age of 14. With his Peter Maffay Foundation, he is rebuilding a fortified church in Radeln into a holiday home for traumatised children. For his social commitment he received the Federal Cross of Merit in 1996. Maffay lives at Lake Starnberg and on Mallorca.

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Brasilien: alles drin (Ausgabe I/2013)

The fortified church in Radeln

When I enter a fortified church, I am always overcome with a certain reverence.