Sandie Jones

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Sandie Jones
Born1951
Dublin, Ireland
Died (aged 68)
United States
GenresPop
Years active1968–1981

Sandie Jones (1951 – 19 September 2019) was an Irish singer.[1] She was born in Dublin. She represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest of 1972 with the song "Ceol an Ghrá" (English: "Music of Love").[2] This was the only occasion in the history of the contest on which an Irish performer performed a song in the Irish language.

Jones died on 19 September 2019 under hospice care in the United States after a long battle with cancer at the age of 68.[1][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Crowley, Sinéad (19 September 2019). "Irish Eurovision singer Sandie Jones dies, aged 68". Rte.ie.
  2. "Ceol an ghrá - info - Diggiloo Thrush". Diggiloo.net. Archived from the original on September 20, 2019.
  3. "Help us fulfill Sandie Jones dying wishes". GoFundMe. September 20, 2019.