The Eurovision Song Contest (1956)

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Credited cast:
Lohengrin Filipello ...
Herself - Host
Lys Assia ...
Herself - Swiss Entry: Winner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mathé Altery ...
Herself - French Entry
Michèle Arnaud ...
Herself - Luxembourg Entry
Nand Baert ...
Himself - Belgian Commentator: Dutch Speaking Region (voice)
Corry Brokken ...
Herself - Dutch Entry
Dany Dauberson ...
Herself - French Entry
Gunnar Hansen ...
Himself - Danish Commentator (voice)
Georges Hardy ...
Himself - Swiss Commentator: French Speaking Region (voice)
Fud Leclercq ...
Himself - Belgian Entry
Mony Marc ...
Herself - Belgian Entry
Wolf Mittler ...
Himself - German Commentator (voice)
Jacques Navadic ...
Himself - Luxembourgian Commentator (voice)
Piet te Nuyl ...
Himself - Dutch Commentator (voice)
Jetty Paerl ...
Herself - Dutch Entry


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Release Date:

15 April 1956 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

Grand prix de la chanson européenne  »

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The voting was kept secret, and there was no scoreboard. Luxembourg did not send any jurors, asking the Swiss to vote on their behalf. See more »


Followed by The Eurovision Song Contest (1962) See more »


Messieurs les noyés de la Seine
Music by Jack Say and Jean Miret
Lyrics by Robert Montal
Performed by Fud Leclercq
Conducted by Léo Souris
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