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Ute Lemper

Host Scott Simon speaks with German chanteuse Ute Lemper about the comparisons between her and Marlene Dietrich, about German history, and about her new album But One Day..., which for the first time includes songs she wrote the music and lyrics for herself. But One Day is on the Decca Records label.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.