Un grand amour
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|"Un grand amour"|
|Eurovision Song Contest 1958 entry|
|◄ "Amours mortes (tant de peine)" (1957)|
|"So laang we's du do bast" (1959) ►|
The song is in the chanson style, and features Berry singing about the unexpectedness of a "great love". As the song ends, however, she sings about the ending of such a love, but sings that it is not a bad thing if it is replaced by friendship.
The song was performed fourth on the night (following France's André Claveau with "Dors, mon amour" and preceding Sweden's Alice Babs with "Lilla stjärna"). At the close of voting, it had received 1 point, placing 9th (equal last) in a field of 10.
Luxembourg did not enter the 1959 Contest, the only edition of Eurovision from which the country was absent from its inception in 1956 through 1993. Thus, the song was succeeded as Luxembourgish representative at the 1960 contest by Camillo Felgen with "So laang we's du do bast".
- Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year, 1958.
- Detailed info and lyrics, The Diggiloo Thrush, "Un grand amour".