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Lys Assia (2012)
|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.
- "First Eurovision winner Lys Assia submitted a song in the Swiss selection". https://web.archive.org/web/20120101223810/http://www.esctoday.com/news/read/17675. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
- "Lys Assia ist tot - NZZ". 24 March 2018. https://www.nzz.ch/panorama/lys-assia-ist-tot-ld.1369175. Retrieved 24 March 2018.