He is also credited with Curt or Curth Stephan and used to sign with Rolf Roland or Stefan Roland in the 1950s. Born 21.12.1919 in Sudetenland, + 10.10.1984
Stephan obviously started as a member of the Comedien-Quartett.
Together with the Comedien-Quartett member Fred Ritter he launched "Das Conny Roland Terzett", soon became Das Roland-Trio.
The group backuped many famous artist and sung with most prominent orchestras from the middle of the 1950s.
In this period he performed as a singer with lots of group names. For example Die Singenden Waldmusikanten in 1954/55 on Polydor
On other labels the group used different aliases like Die Octavios on the Heliodor label.
In 1957 Das Roland-Trio joined with Die Cyprys to form the sextett Die Teddies.
Since 1959 the trio also performed as Die River-Boys, and when joined by Knut Kiesewetter they use Die Tramps
At the same time he performed for Philips with Die Rixdorfer Sänger, the Das Roland-Trio enhanced by Karl Golgowsky. The same lineup later performed as Das Roland-Golgowsky-Quartett on budget labels. Also in the early 1960s he very successfully performed with Nana Gualdi as Monika Und Peter.
Later on he concentrate on studio productions, radioplays, reading books, arrangements and songwriting.