Grethe Ingmann

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Grethe Ingmann
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Grethe Ingmann (1963)
Born (1938-06-17)17 June 1938
Died 18 August 1990(1990-08-18) (aged 52)

Grethe Ingmann (June 17, 1938 – August 18, 1990) was a Danish singer. She performed as a member of the duet Grethe og Jørgen Ingmann, along with her husband, guitarist Jørgen. Together they won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1963 representing Denmark with the song "Dansevise" (Dancing tune) with music by Otto Francker and lyrics by Sejr Volmer-Sørensen.[1][2] The couple met in 1955, married in 1956 and divorced in 1975.

Ingmann died of cancer on August 18, 1990 at age 52.[3]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
France Isabelle Aubret
with Un premier amour
Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Jørgen Ingmann)
Succeeded by
Italy Gigliola Cinquetti
with Non ho l'età


  1. ^ "Grethe Ingmann". (in Danish). 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-01. 
  2. ^ "Grethe Ingmann". (in Danish). 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-01. 
  3. ^ "Hittebarn i musikken". (in Danish). February 24, 2003. Retrieved 2015-08-01. 

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