Peter Maffay
Die wilden Jahre
Peter Maffay (born 30 August 1949 in the Romanian town of Bra┼čov, German: Kronstadt ; real name: Peter Alexander Makkay) is a German musician.

In 1963, Maffay and his parents emigrated from the Siebenb├╝rgen region in Romania to Germany, like other Transylvanian Saxons. In the same year, he started his first band, The Dukes. After completing his education and spending some time working for Chemigraphics, an art manufacturer, Maffay worked in clubs, where he distributed his music.