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.