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Wolfsheim was a synthpop band from Hamburg, Germany that consisted of Markus Reinhardt and Peter Heppner. Although never officially disbanded, Wolfsheim has been inactive since 2005 due to a dispute between the two members, which even led to trials in 2007 and 2008 that forbade either member to continue Wolfsheim without the other. The band's musical style takes cues from the 1980s New Romanticism and new wave, usually considered synthpop or darkwave. They are best known for their singles "The Sparrows and the Nightingales", "Once in a Lifetime" and "Kein Zurück". Their lyrics tend to be melancholic, but at the same time modernist.

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  • genres: Synthpop, Dark wave
  • albums: "The Sparrows and the Nightingales", "No Happy View", "Thunderheart", "Popkiller", "Now I Fall", "Elias", "55578", "Closer Still", "Dreaming Apes", "A New Starsystem Has Been Explored", "Hamburg Rom Wolfsheim", "Spectators", "Künstliche Welten", "Kein Zurück", "Casting Shadows", "Blind", "Find You're Here", "It's Hurting for the First Time", "It's Not Too Late", "Kaufraush", "Kompendium", "Once in a Lifetime", "Sleep Somehow"
  • nomination:
    • nominated to Echo Award for Best National Rock/Pop Group - "Casting Shadows"
    • nominated to Echo Award for Best National Rock/Alternative Group - "Casting Shadows"
    • Echo Award for Best National Rock/Alternative Group - "Casting Shadows"
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"Wolfsheim" is a 2000 TV film directed by Nicole Weegmann.


Wolfsheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

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Google previewThe Great Gatsby (2011)

Study Guide and Student Workbook (Enhanced Ebook)

Wolfsheim is a business associate of ...

Google previewThe Betrayal (2015)

The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball by Charles Fountain

Scott Fitzgerald modeled Meyer Wolfsheim in The Great Gatsby on rothstein, though Wolfsheim is a far more thuggish and cartoonish figure than the polished, sophisticated, well-connected real-life rothstein. Damon runyon, the hearst writer ...

Google previewReady Reference Treatise: The Great Gatsby

by Raja Sharma

Meyer Wolfsheim Meyer Wolfsheim is a gangster, a very notorious ...

Google previewA Companion to Crime Fiction (2010)

by Charles J. Rzepka, Lee Horsley

Wolfsheim is a thinly disguised reference to the real mob boss, Arnold Rothstein, highlighting the extent to which even a “higher” work of gangster literature could allude to the most topical material. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald engages the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery (1999)

by B. Murphy

” In the novel, the gangster Meyer Wolfsheim is modeled after the real-life gangster Arnold Rothstein.

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Scrabble value of W4O1L1F4S1H4E1I1M3

The value of this 9-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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