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Peter, Sue & Marc

Group members:Peter Reber
Susan Schell
Marc Dietrich
Active:1970-1981
Nationality:Swiss
   
National Finals:Swiss national final 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1981, German national final 1978
ESC Entries:Io senza te (1981)
Trödler & Co. (1979)
Djambo Djambo (1976)
Les illusions de nos vingt ans (1971)
   
Website:peterreber.ch

Biography

Peter, Sue and Marc were a Swiss trio. Susan Schell and Marc Dietrich met in 1968. They asked Peter Reber to join them and in 1970 they released their first EP. In 1971, they represented Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Les illusions de nos vingt ans”. In the meanwhile, they went to the World Popular Festival in Tokyo in 1971, 1972 and 1974. They also did attempts to represent their country 4 years in a row, from 1973 to 1976, the last time being successful with the song “Djambo Djambo”. They toured through Switzerland and had hits like “Ein neuer Tag” and “Zigeuner”. The song “Cindy” became an international hit. They did an attempt to represent Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1978, but really returned to the Eurovision stage in 1979 with “Trödler & Co.”, together with Pfuri, Gorps and Kniri. One year later, the song “Birds of paradise” became a huge hit in Switzerland and Germany. In 1981, they saw the Eurovision stage for the 4th and last time with the song “Io senza te”. 1 however, they performed as a trio for the last time before the band was disbanded. No less than four times however, they came together again for several occasions, the last time being in 2016.

Entries

Country:Switzerland
Year:1981
Language:Italian
   
Artist:Peter, Sue & Marc
Song:Io senza te
Lyrics:Peter Reber
Nella Martinetti
Composer(s):Peter Reber
Conductor:Rolf Zuckowski
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:121
Position:4
Running order:19
Country:Switzerland
Year:1979
Language:German
   
Artist:Peter, Sue & Marc + Pfuri, Gorps & Kniri
Song:Trödler & Co.
Lyrics:Peter Reber
Composer(s):Peter Reber
Conductor:Rolf Zuckowski
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:60
Position:10
Running order:8
Country:Switzerland
Year:1976
Language:English
   
Artist:Peter, Sue & Marc
Song:Djambo Djambo
Lyrics:Peter Reber
Composer(s):Peter Reber
Conductor:Mario Robbiani
   
Backings:A clown, name unknown
2 musicians, names unknown
Results 
Points:91
Position:4
Running order:2
Country:Switzerland
Year:1971
Language:French
   
Artist:Peter, Sue & Marc
Song:Les illusions de nos vingt ans
Lyrics:Maurice Tézé
Composer(s):Peter Reber
Conductor:Hardy Schneiders
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:78
Position:12
Running order:4
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