Category Archives: Luxembourg

368 À Force De Prier – Nana Mouskouri (Luxembourg, 1963)

Commentators often cite Abba and Celine Dion when attempting to associate Eurovision with global superstars. Sometimes also mentioned is Julio Iglesias, the best selling Latin artist in history and Spain’s representative in 1970 with Gwendolyne. Rarely, though, does the name Nana Mouskouri … Continue reading

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395 100% D’amour – Sophie Carle (Luxembourg, 1984)

Luxembourg competed at Eurovision 37 times between 1956 and 1993. In that time the population of the Grand Duchy increased from 307,000 to 397,000, a figure not dissimilar to that of Iceland’s population, but while Iceland have always chosen home-grown artists, … Continue reading

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475 Dès Que Le Printemps Revient – Hugues Aufray (Luxembourg, 1964)

This is the third song from the 1960s to appear in our countdown and, like the previous two, it is from 1964 (the next 1960s entry will also be from that particular annus mirabilis, but that’s a little way off yet). … Continue reading

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480 J’ai Déjà Vu Ça Dans Tes Yeux – Jeane Manson (Luxembourg, 1979)

One place higher we have another singer who first made her name as a model, though I suspect Jeane Manson’s centrefold in Playboy was rather racier than Jane Bogaert’s appearance in a swimming costume at the Miss Switzerland finals. With … Continue reading

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