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(September 27, 1940
January 14, 2005) was a
according to his own previously
stated birth date he would
have been 59 at the time
of his violent death, he
was often estimated a few
years older, and police
reports said Moshammer was
64 years old.
Born in Munich, Germany, Moshammer had an education in retail industry trading. He began to design fashion in the 1960s.
His base of existence was his boutique "Carnaval de Venise" in Munich's high society street, Maximilianstraße. There he created fashion for wealthy men from furs, cashmere, and silk. With this strategy he attracted the high society of Munich and Germany. His international clients included:
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Prince Johannes von Thurn und Taxis
actor Richard Chamberlain
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
star tenor José Carreras
magicians Siegfried and Roy
German media personality Thomas Gottschalk.
He had inherited the boutique from his mother, Else Moshammer. He had a strong relationship with her and frequently appeared in public with her. She died in 1993.
Moshammer was an eccentric and iridescent personality. He was well-known for carrying his Yorkshire Terrier dog Daisy in public wherever he went, and even wrote a book about her. She has her own website on the Internet. Daisy was Moshammer's darling, his trademark and his constant companion.
Moshammer had a strong commitment for homeless people. For this he was awarded the "Martin's Coat 2000" of the radio station, "Sankt Michaelsbund".
On the morning of January
14, 2005, at 9 AM, his personal
driver found him dead in
his mansion in Gr
The Munich police gave a press conference at noon on Sunday, January 16, reporting that a 25 year-old Iraqi asylum seeker, who had been tracked down through a DNA database, had admitted murdering Moshammer. It has been alleged that Moshammer had refused to pay 2000 Euro to the man, who was in financial difficulties, in return for homosexual favors.
Moshammer was one of Germany's most successful fashion designers after Karl Lagerfeld and Wolfgang Joop. Furthermore, he committed his wealth to helping homeless people. He had recently begun to build a house for the homeless in Munich.
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