Category: In Memoriam

#PORTUGAL: Maria Guinot has died

#PORTUGAL: Maria Guinot has died Portuguese singer Maria Guinot has died after a short illness. She was famous in Eurovision circles for performing in the 1984 contest in Luxembourg with the song ‘Silêncio e Tanta Gente‘. It finished 11th with 38 points. Many think it should have done […]

#OBITUARY: Sweden’s Lill-Babs has died

#OBITUARY: Sweden’s Lill-Babs has died Sweden’s entrant in the 1961 Eurovision Song Contest, Lill-Babs, has died aged 80 after a short illness. Born Barbro Margareta Svensson on 9 March 1938, she is best known in Eurovision circles for singing ‘April, April’ when the contest was held in Cannes in […]

Obituary: Corry Brokken

  It’s been announced that the winner of the second Eurovision Song Contest, Corry Brokken, has died. She was 83. Corry had a long association with the Eurovision Song Contest, as she was there in Lugano for the first contest – which celebrated its 60th anniversary only last […]