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Corry Brokken

1932 - 2016

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Cornelia Maria "Corry" Brokken (3 December 1932 – 31 May 2016) was a Dutch singer, television presenter and jurist. In 1957, she won the second edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Net als toen", representing the Netherlands. Throughout her career, she scored a number of hits, sang in the popular Sleeswijk Revue with Snip en Snap, and had her own television show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Corry Brokken has received more than 129,089 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Corry Brokken is the 259th most popular singer (up from 281st in 2019), the 197th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 220th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Dutch Singer.

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Among singers, Corry Brokken ranks 259 out of 3,528Before her are Barbara, Kim Wilde, Sonny Bono, Johnny Logan, Hank Williams, and Teresa Berganza. After her are Fabrizio De André, Mylène Farmer, Jessye Norman, Victoria de los Ángeles, Christa Ludwig, and Shirley Bassey.

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Among people born in 1932, Corry Brokken ranks 89Before her are Hiroaki Sato, Antonio Tejero, Stuart Hall, Gunter Sachs, Wolf Vostell, and Geraldine McEwan. After her are Marisa Pavan, Manmohan Singh, Rodion Shchedrin, Lalo Schifrin, Aharon Appelfeld, and Wojciech Kilar. Among people deceased in 2016, Corry Brokken ranks 83Before her are Michel Butor, Edgar Mitchell, Chyna, Yasuo Takamori, Thomas Schelling, and David Hamilton. After her are Edward Albee, Seymour Papert, Tony Burton, Glenn Frey, Maria Teresa de Filippis, and Ashraf Pahlavi.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Corry Brokken ranks 197 out of 1,427Before her are Cees Nooteboom (1933), Anton Mussert (1894), Tiësto (1969), Maarten Tromp (1598), Fanny Blankers-Koen (1918), and Johann Adam Reincken (1643). After her are Peter Bosz (1963), Johannes Heesters (1903), Hans Vredeman de Vries (1527), Johan Jongkind (1819), Joan Blaeu (1596), and Gerard 't Hooft (1946).

Among SINGERS In Netherlands

Among singers born in Netherlands, Corry Brokken ranks 2Before her are Mariska Veres (1947). After her are C. C. Catch (1964), Teddy Scholten (1926), Sharon den Adel (1974), Cristina Deutekom (1931), Floor Jansen (1981), George Baker (1944), Jetty Paerl (1921), Elly Ameling (1933), Heintje Simons (1955), and Willeke Alberti (1945).