A website dedicated to the Eurovision orchestra and the 346 musicians who conducted it between the first contest in 1956 and the last live orchestra edition in 1998. By using the various indexes, a wealth of interviews with, and biographical information about musicians from all corners of Europe can be accessed - as well as backgrounds about the history of the Eurovision Song Contest, the San Remo Festival, and the Nordring Radio Prize. Feel free to roam around!
Award best solo vocalist - Rita Reys (Netherlands)
Award best arrangement - Les Reed (United Kingdom)
Chief conductor of the first Nordring Festival, Dolf van der Linden (far left) and the Dutch team with the Metropole Orchestra in rehearsals - from left to right: producer Theo Ordeman, pianist Louis van Dijk, and (behind Van Dijk) singer Edwin Rutten