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.