Penny McLean (Gertrude Wirschinger)

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Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria
Singer Penny McLean was born Gertrude Wirschinger on November 4, 1948 in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria. Penny married German Holger Münzer in the late 60s; the couple performed as a duo in that same era. McLean recorded her debut single in 1972. She changed her stage name to Penny McLean for the 1974 single, "A Letter from Miami" (Penny claims she got this particular name from a séance). Read more...