Barbara Dex

Ranked #81 on the list Most famous Female Singers from Netherlands

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About Barbara Dex

Barbara Deckx (born 22 January 1974 in Turnhout), better known by her stage name Barbara Dex, is a Belgian singer who represented her country in the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Iemand als jij". Dex had qualified via the Belgian national heat, Eurosong 93, held at the Casino Knokke on March 6. At the Eurovision in Millstreet, she won seventh spot, after Greece's entry "Eladha, Hora Tu Fotos" and before Malta's song "This Time". Dex came 25th and last. Barbara returned to the Belgian final in 2004, teaming up with Alides for the song "One Life" which was placed third. A further Eurovision attempt came in 2006 with the country line-dancing flavoured "Crazy" which earned her the fifth place. Barbara Dex is one of three children of Marcel Deckx, a Belgian singer better known by his stage name Marc Dex. Her brother Tom Deckx has played bass guitar in the musical groups Tush and Nuts. Dex has released several albums between 1993 and 2011. First album "Iemand" contains songs in Dutch. Since 1994 she sings only in English.

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