Conchita Bautista is Spanish singer and actress. Bautista moved from her native Andalusia to Madrid in her teens and quickly established herself as an actress, appearing in a number of films in the 1950s. At the same time she was earning a reputation as an interpreter of Andalusian music and gained a recording contract with the Columbia label.
In 1961, Bautista took part in the selection for Spain’s debut Eurovision entryand was chosen as the country’s representative for the sixth Eurovision Song Contest.
In 1965, Bautista came through a very convoluted selection process to win the Spanish Eurovision ticket a second time and went forward to that year’s Eurovision In later years, Bautista forged a successful recording and touring career in Latin America, Italy, Greece, and Turkey as well as in Spain.