40 years after she won the Eurovision Song Contest for the Netherlands Ã�Â¢?? together with the entrants of France, Spain and United Kingdom, Lenny Kuhr will give a concert in Paris, next October 26, at the Theatre du Petit Saint Martin.
From the early to the mid 70's, Lenny Kuhr recorded a few singles in French. She sang together with the famous children band Les Poppys and even did the first part of Georges Brassens' concerts.The 2009 tour, entitled Troubadours Van Alle Tijden", will begin next October 1st in Eindhoven – the town where she was born, back in 1950, and will include all kinds of music, from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Lenny Kuhr will be accompanied by Frans de Berg (piano) and Ralph Rousseau (viola da gamba).
Especially for her French date, the singer will pay tribute to her 1969 fellow-winner Frida Boccara.The Parisian Dutch embassy's website already advertised the showhere. Booking is already possiblehere.
A version of De Troubadour by Lenny and her musicians can be heard here.
Lenny Kuhr won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1969 with her song De Troubadour. This one received 18 points, the very same score than the French, the British and the Spanish entries. Without any rule dictating what to do in case of a tie, the EBU scrutineer declared all 4 countries winners of the competition.