Powered by http://www.eurovision.tv We had an interview with Michael van der Heide who will represent Switzerland. Michael von der Heide performs in French, German, Swiss German, English or Italian and mixes pop, jazz, folk and rock with traditional French chanson. He has played the piano and guitar since childhood, writes many of his own songs and also composes for a variety of other artists. To date, Michael von der Heide has released eight albums and 18 singles. Many of his CDs have been Swiss chart hits. His touring record is impressive, currently standing at over 1,000 concerts in Switzerland, Germany, France, Canada, Hungary and Austria not to mention countless TV appearances. Michael von der Heide also loves to work with other artists. He sang the duet Kriminaltango with German legend Nina Hagen and appeared with Ute Lemper, Catherine Ringer, Régine and Angélique Kidjo at the Montreux Jazz Festival.