|Birth name||Dorothea Margaretha van Zwieteren|
11 May 1926|
|Died||8 April 2010
In 1959, Teddy Scholten won the Eurovision Song Contest 1959 for the Netherlands singing "'n Beetje" (A little bit), with music composed by Dick Schallies and lyrics by Willy van Hemert. Also she commentated for the Netherlands in the Contest for the 1966 Eurovision.
With her husband, Henk Scholten, she recorded several albums, many of them containing songs for children. In the 1950s and 1960s she appeared in popular television shows in The Netherlands. In 1965 and 1966, she presented the National Song Festival. In the history of Dutch copyright law she is commemorated for her lawsuit in 1959-1960 against a cigarette manufacturer over the use of her portrait in a newspaper advertisement.
- ""Teddy Scholten dies"". Expatica.com. Retrieved 2011-07-28.
- ""Profile of ''Een beetje'' on". Diggiloo.net. Retrieved 2011-07-28.
- Gollin, Rob (13 April 2010). "Enthousiast met de revue bezig, maar 'hooguit een beetje' zangeres". de Volkskrant (in Dutch). Retrieved 21 August 2013.
|Awards and achievements|
with "Dors, mon amour"
|Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest
with "Tom Pillibi"
with "Heel de wereld"
|Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest
with "Wat een geluk"
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