As the music editor of Mani Hildebrand for the first appearances of Elton John (72) and David Bowie (1947-2016) was on Swiss TV and he hosted the “Sunday magazine”. Now Mani died Hildebrand (†74).

“A silent achiever, he was, with his ideas of the Zeitgeist, often far ahead”, in the obituary of long-time SRF-employee in the “Tages-Anzeiger”.

“As a TV newcomer, he brought in 1968, the young Pop-music on Swiss screens and made the Sunday afternoon for TV. After long years of Illness, in the course of Mani, the language has lost, he could in this world on 4. September leave.”

The death notice was Amgarten of Hildebrand’s “Sunday magazine”-Team, among other things, the former (Co-)facilitators Ursi column of stone and Gabriela, posted. (klm)