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Edsillia Rombley

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Name:Edsilia Francisca Rombley
Born:13-2-1978
Nationality:Dutch
   
National Finals:

Nationaal Songfestival 2007, 1998

ESC Entries:

On top of the world (2007)

Hemel en Aarde (1998)

   
Website:http://www.edsiliarombley.nl/

Biography

The career of Edsilia Rombley started in 1995, with Gracia Gorré, Karima Lemghari and Susan Haps in the group called Dignity. A year later the singles “Talk To Me” and “Hold Me” from the compilation album “No Sweat” entered the charts. In 1996, Edsilia won the final of the European Soundmix Show.  She left Dignity in 1997, to start a solo career, released her first solo single “Baby It’s You”. In 1997 she recorded her first album “Thuis”. In 1998, Edsilia competed in the Eurovision Song Contest, where she gained 150 points and placed 4th with the song “Hemel en aarde”. This was the best result the Netherlands had achieved since their win in 1975 with Teach In. In 2007 she participated again in the Eurovision Song Contest, but did not reach the Final. In 2020, she hosts the Eurovision Song Contest.

Entries

Country:The Netherlands
Year:2007
Language:English
   
Artist:Edsillia Rombley
Song:On top of the world
Lyrics:

Tjeerd Oosterhuis

Martin Gijzemijter

Maarten ten Hove

Composer(s):Tjeerd Oosterhuis
   
Backings:

Martine Hauwert

Merel Schaftenaar

Charida Jonkhart

Thirza Solcer

Bram Blankestijn.

Results Semi
Points:38
Position:21
Running order:10
   
Results 
Points:
Position:
Running order:
Country:The Netherlands
Year:1998
Language:Dutch
   
Artist:Edsilia Rombley
Song:Hemel en Aarde
Lyrics:

Eric van Tijn

Jochem Fluitsma

Composer(s):

Eric van Tijn

Jochem Fluitsma

Conuctor Dick Bakker
Backings:

Babette Labeij

Roger Happel

Simone Porch

Marcel

   
Results 
Points:150
Position:4
Running order:18
   
  
   
   
   
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