Freddy Sahin-Scholl

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Freddy Sahin-Scholl (born December 21, 1953 in Heilbronn as Freddy Scholl) is a German-American-Turkish singer and composer. In addition to his real name, he is known by the stage name Galileo.

Life and career[edit]

Freddy Sahin-Scholl is the son of a Turkish? German mother and an African-American soldier. He was raised by a foster mother in Wüstenrot who recognized his musical talent. He worked as an anesthesia assistant. At the age of forty, he discovered his talent of being able to alternate his voice turning it from baritone to soprano within seconds. He has never received Phonation or vocal training. On the 19 December 2010, he won the season 4 of Das Supertalent and 100.000€.[1] Sahin-Scholl lives and works in Karlsruhe. He is now trying to represent Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany.[2]


  1. 1980: Award Baden-Württemberg (Category Cabaret)
  2. 2010: Das Supertalent (RTL)

See also[edit]

  1. Das Supertalent RTL


  1. ^ "Supertalent 2010 ist ein Sänger mit zwei Stimmen". Die Welt (in German). 19 December 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Freddy Sahin-Scholl to Eurovision for Austria?.". Eurovision Times. 20 December 2010. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  1. Galileo
  2. Bettina Brinker: Galileo singt Sopran und Bariton, Hamburger Abendblatt, 29. November 2003
  3. Literature by and about Freddy Sahin-Scholl in the German National Library catalogue