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Corry Brokken
Corry Brokken
Background Information
Origin Breda, Netherlands
Birthdate 3 December 1932
Deathdate 31 May 2016
Age 83
Eurovision Song Contest 1956
Country Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands
Song "Voorgoed voorbij"
Position 2nd
Points N/A
Eurovision Song Contest 1957
Country Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands
Song "Net als toen"
Position 1st
Points 31
Eurovision Song Contest 1958
Country Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands
Song "Heel de wereld"
Position 9th
Points 1

Corry Brokken was a Dutch singer and actress who was the first act to represent her home country at the Contest, doing so from 1956 to 1958.

She won the 1957 Contest in Frankfurt with the song "Net als toen". The following year, she made her final appearance and finished in last place. This made her the only act to date to both win and finish in last place in the Contest.

In 1976, she presented the Contest from The Hague and in 1997 she announced the results of the Dutch vote. She died in May 2016 at the age of 83.

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