Tuesday, 19 August 2014

1962, Music: Eurovision Song Contest

The 7th Eurovision Song Contest was held on Sunday 18 March 1962 at the Villa Louvigny in Luxembourg. Mireille Delannoy presented the festival and of the 16 participants Isabelle Aubret won for France with "Un premier amour". It was the third victory for France after Jacqueline Boyer with "Tom Pillibi" in 1960 and André Claveau with "Dors, mon amour" in 1958.

This contest marked the first time a country had won it three times. It was also the first contest with “nul points” for some countries (Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, and Spain).
Isabelle Aubret
First Place: Isabelle Aubret with "Un premier amour" for France
Second Place: François Deguelt with "Dis rien" for Monaco
Third Place: Camillo Felgen with "Petit bonhomme" for Luxemburg
Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Finland Marion Rung "Tipi-tii" 7 4
02 Belgium Fud Leclerc "Ton nom" 13 0
03 Spain Victor Balaguer "Llámame" 13 0
04 Austria Eleonore Schwarz "Nur in der Wiener Luft" 13 0
05 Denmark Ellen Winther "Vuggevise" 10 2
06 Sweden Inger Berggren "Sol och vår" 7 4
07 Germany Conny Froboess "Zwei kleine Italiener" 6 9
08 Netherlands De Spelbrekers "Katinka" 13 0
09 France Isabelle Aubret "Un premier amour" 1 26
10 Norway Inger Jacobsen "Kom sol, kom regn" 10 2
11 Switzerland Jean Philippe "Le retour" 10 2
12 Yugoslavia Lola Novaković "Ne pali svetlo u sumrak" 4 10
13 United Kingdom Ronnie Carroll "Ring-A-Ding Girl" 4 10
14 Luxembourg Camillo Felgen "Petit bonhomme" 3 11
15 Italy Claudio Villa "Addio, addio" 9 3
16 Monaco François Deguelt "Dis rien" 2 13

Isabelle Aubret with "Un premier amour" at the 1962 Eurovision Song Contest

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