Conductor Winning performance Fernando Paggi

1914-1973

Musical director of the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956.

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YearCountrySongRole
1964Switzerland I Miei Pensieri Conductor conductor
1961Switzerland Nous Aurons Demain Conductor conductor
1956Germany So Geht Das Jede Nacht Conductor conductor
1956Germany Im Wartesaal Zum Großen Glück Conductor conductor
1956Netherlands De Vogels Van Holland Conductor conductor
1956Netherlands Voorgoed Voorbij Conductor conductor
1956Switzerland Refrain [Winning song] Conductor conductor
1956Switzerland Das Alte Karussell Conductor conductor
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