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Stella

Name:Stella Maessen
Born:6-8-1953
Nationality:Dutch
   
National Finals:Nationaal Songfestival 1970, Eurosong 1977, 1981, Belgische nationale finale 1982
ESC Entries:Si tu aimes ma musique (1982, Belgium)
A million in one, two, three (with Dream Express, 1977, Belgium)
Waterman (with Patricia & The Hearts of Soul, 1970, The Netherlands)
   
Website:facebook.com/StellaMaessen1953

Biography

Stella Maessen is a Dutch singer, born in Zandvoort but later on living in Harderwijk. She rose to fame with her sisters when they formed the Hearts of Soul. They represented the Netherlands in the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest. In 1973, they moved to Belgium. Stella’s brother-in-law Luc Smets joined the group and they became Dream Express. With the song with the same name, they scored their first hit in Flanders. They represented Belgium in the 1977 Eurovision Song Contest. The band split up in 1981. Stella took part in the Belgian national final for the Eurovision Song Contest in the same year with the song “Veel te veel”. One year later, she went to Eurovision for a third time, this time with the song “Si tu aimes ma musique”. Het solo attempt was the most successful one, rewarded with a 4th place. She released a couple of solo singles like “Can’t live on memories” and “Flashlight”. From 1988 until 2019, she worked in a boutique.

Entries

Country:Belgium
Year:1982
Language:French
   
Artist:Stella
Song:Si tu aimes ma musique
Lyrics:Jo May
Bobott
Composer(s):Fred Bekky
Rony Brack
Bobott
Conductor:Jack Say
   
Backings:Fred Bekky
Bobott
2 others, names unknown
Results 
Points:96
Position:4
Running order:11
Country:Belgium
Year:1977
Language:English
   
Artist:Dream Express
Song:A million in one, two, three
Lyrics:Luc Smets
Composer(s):Luc Smets
Conductor:Alyn Ainsworth
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:69
Position:7
Running order:17
Country:The Netherlands
Year:1970
Language:Dutch
   
Artist:Patricia & The Hearts of Soul
Song:Waterman
Lyrics:Pieter Goemans
Composer(s):Pieter Goemans
Conductor:Dolf van der Linden
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:7
Position:7
Running order:1
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