Sandra Reemer, Dutch singer, Died at 66

Barbara Alexandra “Sandra” Reemer was born on October 17, 1950, Bandung, Indonesia and died on June 6, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

She was a Dutch Indo singer of Dutch, Chinese and Javanese extraction.

Reemer has represented the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest on three separate occasions, tying with Corry Brokken for most appearances representing the country.

In 1972, Reemer sang the song “Als het om de liefde gaat” in a duet with Dries Holten (she was credited as “Sandra,” he was credited as “Andres”), receiving fourth place.

During 1976, Reemer performed solo credited under her real name, singing the song “The Party’s Over,” which made it to ninth place.

During 1979, Reemer was credited as “Xandra” and sang the song “Colorado,” which placed twelfth.

Reemer later returned to the contest to sing backing vocals (uncredited) for the Dutch entry in 1983, “Sing Me A Song” performed by Bernadette.

She died after a long battle with breast cancer.

Sandra Reemer passed away at 66 years old.