- Category : 1939-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 4
Dutch Jazz and Schlager singer.
She debuted as solo singer on 1 February 1957 with The Skymasters. She represented the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest of 1961. Her song "Wat een dag" got the 10th place.
In 1969 she married producer Joop de Roo (b. 29 September 1929). De Roo introduced her to Stan Getz and other Jazz musicians. Since 1986 she had her own Jazz trio. She lived in Germany for years.
In 1999 she was knigthed (Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw. In November 2014 she was honoured with the Dutch Edison Jazz Oeuvreprijs.
In 2006 and 2014 she had her autobiography published.