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Lys Assia
Lys Assia (2012)
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Birth name Rosa Mina Schärer
Born 3 March 1924 (1924-03-03) (age 95)
Origin Aargau, Switzerland
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1942–present

Lys Assia (born Rosa Mina Schärer; 3 March 1924, Rupperswil, Aargau, Switzerland) is 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.

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