Corry Brokken

Singer, Musical Artist

1932 –

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Who is Corry Brokken?

Corry Brokken is a former Dutch singer. In 1957, she was the first Dutch winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, one of the high points in a long career as a singer and entertainer in the 1950s and 1960s, during which she scored a number of hits and sang in the popular Sleeswijk Revue with Snip en Snap, and had her own television show. She ended her career in 1976 to study law, and became an attorney and then a judge. Brokken wrote an autobiography, and in the 1990s returned to the public eye, writing a weekly column and again performing and recording.

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Born
Dec 3, 1932
Breda
Also known as
  • Brokken, Corry
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • Breda

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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