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Lys Assia (1924–2018)

Lys Assia was born on March 3, 1924 in Rupperswil. Aargau, Switzerland as Rosa Mina Schärer. She was an actress, known for Oberstadtgass (1956), Die Beine von Dolores (1957) and Ball der Nationen (1954). She was married to Oscar Pedersen and Johann Heinrich Kunz. She died on March 24, 2018 in Zollikerberg, Zollikon, Kanton Zürich, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Oberstadtgass Sängerin von 'In allen Gassen wohnt das Glück'


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 1963 Festival-album (TV Movie)
 1962 Haifischbar (TV Series)
 1957 Die Beine von Dolores
 1957 Le Notti Bianche
La cantante (uncredited)
 1956 Oberstadtgass
Sängerin von 'In allen Gassen wohnt das Glück'
 1956 Die Fischerin vom Bodensee
Singer (uncredited)
 1955 Achtung! Hochspannung! (TV Movie)
 1954 Ball der Nationen
 1953 Hit Parade
 1953 The Empress of China
 1953 Tele-Brettl (TV Series)
 1952 Illusion in Moll
Singer (uncredited)
 1952 Palace Hotel
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In 2003, she addressed millions of viewers via a satellite link from Cyprus, wishing the contestants the best of luck ahead of the Grand Final in Riga. Being asked by presenter Marie N., who also won the contest the year before, how she looked back at the 1956 contest, she spoke the legendary words: "It was fun - I won!". See more »

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