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Conchita Bautista

Name:María Concepción Bautista Fernández
Born:27-10-1936
Nationality:Spanish
   
National Finals:Spanish National Final 1965, 1961
ESC Entries:

¡Qué Bueno, Qué Bueno! (1965)
Estando contigo

   
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Biography

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.

Entries

Country:Spain
Year:1965
Language:Spanish
   
Artist:Conchita Bautista
Song:Estando contigo
Lyrics:Antonio Figueroa Egea
Composer(s):Antonio Figueroa Egea
Conductor:Adolfo Ventas
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:0
Position:15
Running order:3
Country:Spain
Year:1961
Language:Spanish
   
Artist:Conchita Bautista
Song:Estando contigo
Lyrics:Antonio Guijarro
Composer(s):Augusto Algueró
Conductor:Rafael Ferrer
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:7
Position:9
Running order:1
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