Edith Zuser was a pop singer who recorded under the stage name of Lolita. She was born in January of 1931, in St Polten, Austria.

Lolita’s recording career began in 1957 and in December of 1959 she recorded her only truly international success, the single, “Seeman, deine Heimat ist das Meer” (“Sailor, Your Home Is The Sea”). It peaked at No.5 in the United States, No.6 in Australia, and performed well in Japan as well as, of course, certain European nations.

Multilingual British singer, actress Petula Clark took her English cover titled “Sailor” and her French equivalent, “Marin (Enfant du voyage)” to the top of the charts on both sides of the English Channel, in 1961.

Lolita died from cancer in Salzburg, Austria, in June of 2010, at the age of seventy-nine.


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