Former Participants – Sad news tonight as it was announced that the Dutch Eurovision Winner of 1957, and one of Eurovision’s oldest family, Corry Brokken, has died aged 83. Corry represented her country, The Netherlands three times in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956, 1957 and 1958, winning in 1957 with ‘Net als toen‘. She also hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in The Hague in 1976. Corry remained involved in Eurovision over the years, as the points announcer of the Dutch votes in 1997 edition and as a judge for the national selection show in 2003.
She won a gold disc and become a lawyer after retiring from music. Eurovision Times sends its love to her family and friends at this sad time.