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Austrian icon Alexander dies

Austrian icon Alexander dies
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Peter Alexander, one of Austria’s most famous entertainers, has died aged 84.

Known as Peter the Great to his fans, he appeared in up to 50 films and recorded more than 120 records.

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann praised Alexander as a great Austrian, who made generations of people happy, both at home and abroad. The Culture Minister added that Austria has lost a great actor, singer and entertainer.