Marion Rung

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Marion Rung

Marion Rung (b. 7 December 1945 Helsinki) is a Finnish pop singer. She is known for having represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1962 and 1973.[1] Her 1962 Eurovision song placed 7th and in 1973, she managed to bring Finland's second best result ever in this contest, placing 6th. She also won the Grand Prix of the Sopot International Song Festival in 1974 and the Intervision Song Contest 1980 with "Where is the Love".

Rung started her career in 1961. Her most famous schlagers include "Tipi-tii", "El Bimbo" and "Eviva Espanja". In the 1970s, she also became well known in Germany. She continues her career, and in 2000, she was one fourth of the Leidit lavalla line-up with Katri Helena, Paula Koivuniemi and Lea Laven.

In 1974 and in 1980 she won the Sopot International Song Festival.

Marion Rung is of Russian Jewish origin.

Marion is shown on a stamp.

Selected discography[edit]

Singles

  • Tom Tom Tom / My Son John 1973
  • El Bimbo (Hal Shaper, Morgan) / Go Your Way (Henriksson, Robson) 1975 EMI Finland
  • Baby Face / Totuuteen (Tu T'en Vas) 1976
  • Kylähäät (Ballerino) / Leikki Kaukana On, Gino (Es War Mehr Als Ein Spiel, Gino) 1976

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barclay, Simon. Eurovision Song Contest - The Complete & Independent Guide 2010. Simon Barclay. pp. 159–. ISBN 978-1-4457-8415-1. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Laila Kinnunen
with Valoa ikkunassa
Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
1962
Succeeded by
Laila Halme
with Muistojeni laulu
Preceded by
Päivi Paunu & Kim Floor
with Muistathan
Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
1973
Succeeded by
Carita
with Keep Me Warm