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Portugal’s Eurovision 1992 entrant Dina passes away at age 62

Ondina Veloso, known professionally as Dina, passed away this morning at age 62. According to the spokesperson of Lisbon, Portugal’s Pulido Valente Hospital, Dina had suffered from pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease where lung tissue slowly and gradually becomes damaged and scarred. Dina will be familiar to Eurovision fans for her 1992 entry “Amor d’água fresca” (“Fresh Water Love”) which …

Valters Frīdenbergs, one half of Walters and Kazha (Latvia 2005), dies aged 30

Some desperately sad news has emanated from over in Latvia today, as it has been confirmed that one of the performers for Latvia at Eurovision 2005, Valters Frīdenbergs, has died of cancer at the age of 30. The singer, who finished 5th as part of the duo Walters and Kazha in 2005, had been battling the disease since 2016. Having had …

Lys Assia, Eurovision’s first winner, dies aged 94

It’s the news that many Eurofans had expected in recent years, but it certainly doesn’t make it any easier to process; Lys Assia, the first ever winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, has sadly passed away at the age of 94. A history maker from the beginning, the Swiss performer carried home the first trophy of the contest’s history back …

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