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Lily Castel

Name:Alice van Acker
Born:10-4-1937
Nationality:Belgian
   
National Finals:
ESC Entries:Goeie morgen, morgen (1971)
   
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Biography

Lily Castel is a Belgian singer, born in Gent. She started her career as a dancer. She was discovered during the talent show ‘Ontdek de ster’ (1958) on the then BRT. She regularly sang with orchestras and also regularly performed on television, nationally and internationally. She participated at the Songfestival in Sopot. In 1970 she made a tour with Lize Marke.
In 1971, she represented Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest in a duet with Jacques Raymond. They had to replace Nicole & Hugo. They won the national selection with the song “Goeie morgen, morgen”, but Nicole fell ill and couldn’t perform. After the Eurovision Song Contest, Lily Castel remained active as a singer for many years. Journalist Alex De Teyger wrote a book about her: “Lily Castel. Een lied. Een leven. Een liederlijk leven.”

Entries

Country:Belgium
Year:1971
Language:Dutch
   
Artist:Jacques Raymond & Lily Castel
Song:Goeie morgen, morgen
Lyrics:Phil van Cauwenbergh
Composer(s):Paul Quintens
Conductor:Francis Bay
   
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Results 
Points:68
Position:14
Running order:10
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