Schüssel Live at the Hessentag

Local comedian Peter Schuessler (known as “die Schüssel”) appeared on stage at the Markplatz during the Hessentag in Oberursel yesterday.

He entertained the crowd – many of whom were sitting on the cobble stones in front of the stage – with stories of his life with his wife of the past 25 years, Frieda, and his grandson Heinz-Rüdiger.

Schüssel at the end of "My Way" at the Hessentag in Oberursel

Schüssel at the end of "My Way"

We were treated to his views on topics such as art, cars, doctors, Ikea, nordic walking, the internet, and especially his favourite football team Eintracht Frankfurt.

The closing highlight was his rendition of “My Way”, sung with localised Oberursel lyrics.

Schüssel’s homepage is


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Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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