Exiled from East Germany: Wolf Biermann
Wednesday, 11 August
East Germany's most famous singer-songwriter was exiled to the West in November 1976, causing an international outcry. Wolf Biermann was stripped of his GDR citizenship while on tour in West Germany.
Wolf Biermann spoke to Lucy Burns about his political songs and his fame on both sides of the Berlin Wall.
This programme is a rebroadcast
Picture: Wolf Biermann in concert. Credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images