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Singer Anneke Grönloh died

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The Dutch singer Anneke Grönloh is domiciled in France at the age of 76 died. According to her management, she was the best-selling female singer in the Netherlands. Her biggest hits were Burning Sand, Surabaya , and Paradiso. Worldwide she sold 30 million records.

Grönloh was in 1942 in the Dutch east Indies born and also had a lot of success in Germany, the former Yugoslavia and the Far East. Often she performed in Indonesia. In the early 60’s she was a true pop idol with many number one hits in a row. In 1964 she participated in the Eurovision song Contest, with the song You are my life.

In the 70’s laid Grönloh, are focused on the songs and jazz. Also, she played in the Schleswig Revue, and the theatre programmes of Ramses Shaffy, Rudi Carrell and cabaretgroep Purple.

In the social field made Grönloh feel about the taboo around aids. She gave a number of benefietconcerten to the disease under the spotlight. It made her like Willeke Alberti, and the Singer without a Name loved by gays.


In 2016, got the singer and two pulmonary embolisms and since then she was depending on a zuurstofapparaat. The middle of last year, she decided to stop her career and she took leave of her audience.

The singer was an officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau. President Megawati Sukarnoputri appointed her Cultural Ambassador of Indonesia. The private farewell will take place in the family circle in France. Later, a commemoration in the Netherlands.

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