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Spandau Ballet


Apocryphal etymologies of the name "Spandau Ballet": (a) Nazi guard phrase describing the death contortions of executed Jewish prisoners in the gas chambers at Spandau. (b) During WWI, the dance a man makes as he is shot repeatedly by the Spandau Machine Gun. In reality, the phrase more likely comes from (c) a graffiti seen on a Berlin toilet wall by journalist Robert Elms.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tony Hadley
2-Jun-1960   Frontman, Spandau Ballet
Gary Kemp
16-Oct-1959   Spandau Ballet
Martin Kemp
10-Oct-1961   Spandau Ballet

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