Nena is a German singer-songwriter born March 24th, 1960, making her an Aries. Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and is represented by Aries the Ram; like its symbol, an Aries is strong-willed, courageous and determined. Aries are known for their passionate, independent and energetic personalities.
Nena grew up in what was then West Berlin and began writing and performing music at an early age. She later moved to Hamburg and continued to pursue a career in music. Nena’s Aries determination is certainly a factor in the success she has achieved throughout her career. Her early albums Nena (1983) and Für Alle (1985) were both wildly successful making her an internationally recognized star.
Nena wrote her most famous song ‘99 Luftballons’ in 1982, and the accompanying video for the song was an instant hit. As an Aries, Nena’s courage is displayed in tackling difficult topics such as nuclear war in her music. With her track ‘Irgendwie, Irgendwo, Irgendwann’ (1984) she addressed the German division during the Cold War, and with ‘Leben…I Feel You’ (1987) she spoke to the issue of recycling and environmental protection.
Nena’s passion for her work is clear, and she has a distinguished stature in German music. She has received numerous awards and honors, including the celebratory Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for her lifetime achievements. She has even founded and supported her own charity to assist orphaned disadvantaged children.
Nena’s life is a great example of an Aries’s courage, determination and passion. Through her various accomplishments, she has managed to apply her strong Aries-like attributes of leadership, resilience and enthusiasm, while balancing a creative and peaceful approach to her life. With her boldness and steadfastness, Nena has established herself as a voice for both her beloved Germany and the world.