Category: In Memoriam

#OBITUARY: Pearl Carr has died aged 98

OBITUARY: Pearl Carr has died aged 98 The world of Eurovision is sad to hear of the passing of Pearl Carr, who represented the United Kingdom at the 1959 Eurovision Song Contest in Cannes with her late husband Teddy Johnson. Pearl and Teddy were the first in a […]

#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 […]