"Gracia Arabella Baur", mostly known as "Gracia" (born November 18 1982 in Munich, Bavaria) is a German singer.
Gracia was born in Munich on November 18, 1982 to Roman and Rosemary Baur and was named after Princess Grace (Gracia Patricia) of Monaco, who had died a few weeks earlier. Gracia's identical twin sister was called Patricia after the princess.
During her teenage years she took vocal lessons to strengthen her voice. To fulfill her dreams of a career as a professional singer, she started recording demos and passed several auditions. In 2000 she even made it through the first round of ''Popstars'', but was forced out when she forgot the words of her song.
Gracia was selected to represented Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Run & Hide", produced and composed by David Brandes. After the German national pre-selection for the Eurovision Song Contest it was revealed that Brandes had bought thousands of his own CDs to ensure chart placement, a requirement of the ESC (the single had actually hit the top 30 on the German charts). In contrast to the Swiss entry Vanilla Ninja, who had also had their entry produced by Brandes, Gracia opted to co...
|Born||November 18 1982|
|Origin||Munich, Bavaria, Germany|