Category: In Memoriam

#OBITUARY: Richard Oesterreicher from Austria

#OBITUARY: Richard Oesterreicher from Austria Austrian conductor and jazz musician Richard Osterreicher has died aged 90. Between 1978 and 1991, he fulfilled the role of conductor a total of 12 times, making him one of the most recognised Eurovision personalities in that time. Outside of Eurovision appearances, he […]

#OBITUARY: Tzvika Pick

#OBITUARY: Tzvika Pick Israeli singer-songwriter Tzvika Pick has died at the age of 72. Among his many achievements, he wrote a Eurovision winner. Tzvika was born in Wrocław in 1949 as Henryk Pick, emigrating to Israel in 1957. In the 1970s, he was one of Israel’s top pop […]

#OBITUARY: Olivia Newton-John

#OBITUARY: Olivia Newton-John Performer in the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest Olivia Newton-John has passed away at the age of 73. She was there in Brighton when ABBA won. She finished fourth. Olivia Newton-John was born in 1948 in Cambridge, emigrating to Australia aged six with her parents and […]