In its time, with its proto-fascist fetishization of the harmony of physical forms à la Leni Riefenstahl, her grotesque dancing must have been perceived as alien or incomprehensibly subversive. As Hähnel explained, he, the real Heino, had refused to play in South Africa as long as the apartheid system continued to exist, so the record company had immediately replaced him by a double who was now performing in South Africa under his name.
The heavily subsidized western half of the city was governed by a conservative political caste who were not only fighting the Cold War against the East, but who also faced a hostile young population of its own consisting of drop-outs, freaks, anarchists and conscientious objectors.
On Sylt itself, there is no memorial to this outstanding artist.
However, Rocco found his true calling when he answered a help wanted ad in the L. Gary I. With worrying success: for the first time since , a group of organized young Nazis demonstrated in the Kreuzberg district.