|Birth name||Rosa Mina Schärer|
|Born||3 March 1924|
|Died||24 March 2018 (aged 94)|
Lys Assia (born Rosa Mina Schärer; 3 March 1924, Rupperswil, Aargau, Switzerland – 24 March 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland) was a Swiss singer. She won the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. When Assia was a young girl she was a dancer. In 1940, however, she stood in for a female singer.
References[change | change source]
- "First Eurovision winner Lys Assia submitted a song in the Swiss selection". Retrieved 23 May 2013.
- "Lys Assia ist tot - NZZ". 24 March 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018 – via NZZ.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Lys Assia at Wikimedia Commons