FERDINAND RENNIE grew up in Austria and has been living for the past several years in the west coast of Scotland where he works as a singer, actor and songwriter.
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His music career has had several highlights as TV appereance in ORF (AUSTRIAN BROADCASTING) DIE GROSSE CHANCE and AUSTRIAN ELIMINATION for THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 1983, also including leading roles in musicals such as TABALUGA AND LILLI, LES MISÉRABLES, ELISABETH, SIXTY SIXTY, AHOI-THE SEAMANS REVUE, FIFTY FIFTY, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS.
He has also released in the 80’s and 90’s several recordings such as REST YOUR LOVE ON ME, BARCAROLE VOM ABSCHIED (ARIOLA-Sony), WENN ICH TRAEUME (FABSCOTS Music) BRING HIM HOME (from Les Miserables Duett with Leon van Leeuwenberg- FABSCOTS Music)
After an inspiring journey and relocation to mystical Scotland, Ferdinand started work in 2008 on his album LIEBE TRAEGT DICH UEBER JEDEN OZEAN, which was successfully released in 2010! It was surely fate that he met Rosemarie Gura, a gifted composer and writer from Austria who inspired him through her powerful lyrics and her strength in writing music to go back to the recording studio and to produce and sing 7 tracks from her. Other songs on the album that mean a lot to Ferdinand are LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING from Andrew Lloyd-Webber, WHO I WAS BORN TO BE and EVERY FLOWER NEEDS THE SUNSHINE, the haunting melody from the successful Swedish film AS IN HEAVEN where he rewrote the lyrics in both English and German.
In the meantime his music has started to reach people all over the world (over 52000 „likes“ at facebook, over 2.1 mio. hits at his FERDINANDRENNIE1 YOUTUBE CHANNEL ). Ferdinand reached 2012 German Airplay Charts with his song release ALLES LIEBE ODER WAS and he also released 4 wonderful Christmas songs “ iT’S CHRISTMAS ALL OVER THE WORLD“ „STILLE NACHT, HEILIGE NACHT“ „WHITE CHRISTMAS“ „SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT“. He also recorded and produced the song DRYING LITTLE TEARS for the REGINE SIXT CHILDREN’S AID FOUNDATION.
His single release I LOOK TO THE HORIZON / NACHTS HOER ICH DICH LEISE WEINEN was especially written for Ferdinand by top Swedish Writers Edberger/Antblad.
After the successful, worldwide single releases of THE ANSWER TO EVERYTHING, SUMMER ROSES AND WINE, WAITING IN THE WINGS and in Germany – two new albums were released
2013 engl. album I WANNA WAKE UP WITH YOU german album SAG NIEMALS NIE.
THE SINGLE RELEASE „WENN DIE SEHNSUCHT BRENNT“ german version from Lara Fabian’s I WILL LOVE AGAIN was out for download also and
Ferdinand had a TV appearance in Germany at the popular Sunday TV show IMMER WIEDER SONNTAGS (with over 2 mio viewers)
Ferdinand released in September 2013 the Austrian/Bavarian Countrysong „MY JODL LADY“ in german and english Version.
With his song LEISE KLINGT DAS LIED DER SEHNSUCHT he was immediately able to place this at several online radiostations charts.
His very individual interpretation of Leonard Cohen’s Song HALLELUJAH was released worldwide in November 2013.
In the preXmas 2014 season he was touring as the duetpartner of worldstar , Eurovision Song Contest winner VICKY LEANDROS during her XmasTour of Germany and Austria.
In summer 2014 he released a modern, updated interpretation of Lara Fabian’s hitsingle – I WILL LOVE AGAIN and from James Morrion’s I WON’T LET YOU GO.
In February 2015 Ferdinand released his exciting version of the well loved song ANGEL (written by Sarah Mclachlan), both in english and german !
RUN was released 14/11/2015 – rarely has a song been interpreted with so much meaning and emotion.
His wonderful interpretation from the evergreen THE ROSE (in english and german) was released 8th march 2016 !
his recordings A STAR THAT SHINES FOR YOU and ICH BIN DEIN STERN were released at the end of 2016 !
The STYRIAN SONG WANN I GEH written by FERDINAND RENNIE was released in spring 2017
In june 2017 the new, wonderful ballad LOVE IS MINE FOREVER written by tp swedish writers Niklas Edberger, Mans Zelmerloew and Henrik Wikstroem was released worldwide!
In july 2017 FERDINAND RENNIE released the german Schlager WENN GEFUEHLE NIEMALS STERBEN and the Country Song OH IT’S MAGIC
MAY 2018 the new feel-good dance single FOREVER was released worldwide!
THE NEW RELEASES EWIGES LIED and HEAVENLY SONG hit the christmas charts in December 2018.
two releases on German Schlager Market – FUER IMMER and EINMAL ZUM HIMMEL UND ZURUECK in June 2019!
In summer 2019 Ferdinand released the ballad UP TO THE MOON, which was written by British songwriter Andy Littlewood
Ferdinand’s OUR LAND and his first CHRISTMAS album was released mid November 2019 !
single -dance cover – NEVER ENOUGH ( from the greatest showman) – was released in May 2020
In Summer 2020 he released the co-written ballad I SHOULD HAVE WRITTEN YOU A LOVE SONG and in autumn 2020 his own interpretation from the classic ballad YOU RAISE ME UP .
End of October 2020 the new original ballad ONLY GOD KNOWS was released.
The new Album LOVE FOREVER is out now and available everywhere !!