Sandra Reemer

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Sandra Reemer showing her Eurovision Song Contest 1979 suit in 2010

Barbara Alexandra "Sandra" Reemer (born October 17, 1950 in Bandung, Indonesia) is a Dutch Indo singer of Dutch, Chinese extraction. She has represented the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest on three separate occasions, tying with Corry Brokken for most appearances representing the country.

In 1972, she sang the song "Als het om de liefde gaat" in a duet with Dries Holten (she was credited as "Sandra," he was credited as "Andres"), receiving fourth place.[1] In 1976, she performed solo credited under her real name, singing the song "The Party's Over," which made it to ninth place.[2] In 1979, she was credited as "Xandra" and sang the song "Colorado," which placed twelfth.[3] She later returned to the contest to sing backing vocals (uncredited) for the Dutch entry in 1983, "Sing Me A Song" performed by Bernadette.

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  1. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest 1972". EBU. Retrieved 2008-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest 1976". EBU. Retrieved 2008-11-12. 
  3. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest 1979". EBU. Retrieved 2008-11-12. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Saskia & Serge
with "Tijd"
Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest
1972
(with Andres)
Succeeded by
Ben Cramer
with "De oude muzikant"
Preceded by
Teach-In
with "Ding-A-Dong"
Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest
1976
Succeeded by
Heddy Lester
with "De mallemolen"
Preceded by
Harmony
with "'t Is OK"
Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest
1979
Succeeded by
Maggie MacNeal
with "Amsterdam"