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R.I.P. Nora Nova: Germany’s 1964 Entrant Dies at Age 93

Eurovision fans worldwide are saying goodbye to a legend, as 1964 German entrant Nora Nova passed away this week. She was 93 years old. She competed with the song “Man gewöhnt sich so schnell an das Schöne”, a song that still holds the record for longest Eurovision song title. She finished in a tie for 13th place. As most footage …

1964: Reddit User Unearths Three Minutes of Previously Lost Broadcast, Italy’s Crowning Moment is Viewable for the First Time

Lost media fans rejoice! Yesterday, Reddit user DYLCWS posted a nearly three-minute-long clip from the 1964 Eurovision broadcast, a broadcast that has long been unavailable to the public and considered lost. In the clip, Eurovision fans can watch the moment Gigliola Cinquetti is presented as the victor, as well as a minute and a half of her winner reprise. Watch …

Udo Jürgens dies, aged 80

Austria’s first winner Udo Jürgens has died aged 80. The artist was the only Austrian contestant to win the Eurovision Song Contest until earlier this year and took part a record three times in a row for the country between 1964 and 1966. “Merci, Cherie” brought the contest to Vienna for the first time in 1967. The news was broken …

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