Lys Assia

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Lys Assia (born March 3, 1926), original name Rosel Schärer, was born in Lenzburg?, Canton of Aargau, Switzerland.

As a young girl she was a dancer, but stood in for a female singer in 1940. People who heard her singing liked it, so she changed from dancing to singing.

In 1956 she was the winner of the very first Eurovision Song Contest, in which she sang for Switzerland. She had also been in the German national final of that year (see: Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1956); she returned to the contest again for Switzerland in 1957 and 1958.

Songography

  • "Oh Mein Papa"
  • "Ein kleiner goldner Ring"
  • "Refrain"
  • "Das alte Karussell"
  • "Holland Mädel"
  • "Jolie Jacqueline"
  • "L'enfant que j'étais"
  • "Giorgio"
  • "Die Glocken Hell Erklingen"
  • "Golodrina"

Filmography


Preceded by:
None
Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest
1956
Succeeded by:
Corry Brokken
Preceded by:
None
Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest
1956-1958
Succeeded by:
Christa Williams

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