April 23, 1990 |
'The Wall' at Berlin Wall: A $6.5-million rock extravaganza featuring top international stars will be held at the Berlin Wall as a "memorial for all war dead," former Pink Floyd band leader Roger Waters said. Organizers say some of the world's best-known rock performers, a cast of 300 extras, choirs and a symphony orchestra will appear in the performance of "The Wall," the brainchild of Waters, who first recorded the chart-buster with Pink Floyd in 1979.
April 20, 1990 |
A $6.5-million rock extravaganza featuring top international stars will be held this summer at the Berlin Wall as a "memorial for all war dead," former Pink Floyd band leader Roger Waters said. "It will be a big show," the British-born rock star said Thursday.
June 11, 1990 |
An arms cache and a collection of eerie murals glorifying the Nazis have been found in a World War II SS bunker not far from where Hitler spent his last days before commiting suicide in April, 1945, East German officials said Sunday. East Berlin border guards made the astonishing discovery a few days ago while carrying out excavation work at Potsdamer Platz, site of part of the Berlin Wall until it was torn down late last year.
July 9, 1990 |
Roger Waters says the upcoming performance of Pink Floyd's rock opera "The Wall" in Berlin "will be the rock music theater event of not just the year or the decade but perhaps of the millennium." Waters, a founding member of the ground-breaking rock group Pink Floyd, believes that the $8-million mega-concert could serve as a milestone in international relations.
July 21, 1990 |
Organizers call it the largest, most ambitious live musical event ever staged. Size aside, it's easily among the more unusual. Before an expected live audience of 180,000 and an estimated 1 billion television viewers worldwide, former Pink Floyd leader Roger Waters will perform tonight one final, very special performance of "The Wall."