Andres (Eurovision 1972) passed away

Today we received the sad news that Dries Holten passed away on April 15. Dries is better known as Andres, who achieved great fame as half of the duo Sandra & Andres. The duo got together in 1966 and sang together until 1975. After that Andres continued as half of the duo Rosy & Andres, and in the early eighties with Debbie & Andres. In 1969 Andres also had a solo hit in the Netherlands, “Zij is verliefd op een frikandel”.
In 1972 Sandra & Andres participated in the Eurovision Song Contest for the Netherlands and reached fourth place. Four years later, Rosy & Andres also took part in the national final with the song “I was born to love”. The duo did not win.

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