Hannie Lips

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Hannie Lips
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Hannie Lips (1956)
Born Hannah Phillips
(1924-07-16)16 July 1924
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died 19 November 2012(2012-11-19) (aged 88)
Laren, Netherlands
Occupation Television announcer, broadcaster
Years active 1948–66

Hannie Lips (16 July 1924 – 19 November 2012) born as Hannah Phillips, was a Dutch broadcaster and television announcer of among others Dutch public broadcasting association KRO.[1]

She is best known to international audiences for presenting the Third Eurovision Song Contest in 1958 when it was staged in Hilversum, Netherlands. In addition she hosted the Dutch National Song Contest in 1960 and 1962.

Hannie Lips died in the Netherlands at the age of 88 in her hometown Laren.


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Preceded by
Germany Anaid Iplicjian
Eurovision Song Contest presenter
Succeeded by
France Jacqueline Joubert