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Anneke was Tondano, in North Sulawesi, Dutch East Indies born and spent her early years in the occupied Dutch East Indies by the Japanese in a Japanese POW camp.Her father, a soldier, was already interned before her birth.
After the war the family Moved to the Netherlands with Willem Ruys , where it was collected in the Gravein North Brabant. Anneke grew up in Eindhoven. On the municipal Lyceum taught Anneke Grönloh Peter Koelewijn know and she performed with him and his band Peter and his Rockets on at parties.
On August 31, 1964 she married the Veronica-DJ Wim-Jaap van der Laan. He died in 2004.
- Asmara (1960)-Annekes first Indonesian song is relatively unknown in Netherlands.
- Flamenco Rock (1960)
- Ma, he wants so badly to a kiss (1961)
- Burning sand (1962)-in short time is good for a gold record and wildly popular
- Paradiso (1962)-this song acquires a Platinum plate and is covered by Conny Francis
- Surabaya (1963)
- Cimeroni (1963)
Anneke interpreted including the krontjong genre, with folk songs as Bengawan Solo, Boeroeng Kaka and Nina bobo. Besides Anneke is also known as interpreter of jazz music, her favorite genre. Together with the Dutch Swing College Band, she recorded "Doctor Jazz" (b-side: "Bill Bailey won't you please come home").
Anneke scored in 1962 and 1963 4 large no. 1 hits in Netherlands, nl. Burning sand, Paradiso, Surabaya and Cimeroni/life can be beautiful. Paradiso has been 16 consecutive weeks in first position.  Thus she has a record that is not broken until now.Anneke and Donald Jones (1965)
Anneke Grönloh was a national celebrity in early sixties and Dutch first real teen idol. In this period she topped the Dutch charts with record-breaking hits like burning sand,Paradiso, Surabaya and Cimeroni. In her wake she drew teen stars like Willeke Alberti, Rob de Nijs and Trea Dobbs them. At the height of her fame, in 1964, Anneke Grönloh took part in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song " you are my life, for which she received the audience award. They ended up together with Belgium on a shared tenth place. At the end of the 1960s she began also to an international singing career.
In 2000 Anneke was voted "singer of the century" because of the record number of copies there of her single "burning sand" was sold. In the same year she was also a participant to the television program Big Brother VIPS. In 2002 she was by Paul de Leeuw mockingly portrayed as alcoholic. Anneke withdrew this so much that it could not occur for a while and withdrew in her home in France.  Anno 2004 was Anneke Grönloh here again over it and went they occur again. From 2005 to 2007 she operated a small café (Le petit Pêcheur) in Palm Springs in the Morvan, the heart of Burgundy in France. In 2005 a dvd off of her career and hitgeschiedenis, and in 2006 by her theatre show, Anneke and Friends. Later that year, she joined the theatre performance Purple 100, after Corry Brokken due to illness.
|Single (s) with any charts in the
the Dutch Top 40
|Pre-National Hit Parade|
|Burning Sand||1962||20-07-1962||1 (2 x)||29||Record News|
|Paradiso||1962||26-10-1962||1 (16 x)||23||Record News|
|Surabaya||1963||15-03-1963||1 (4 x)||16||Record News|
|Cimeroni/life can be beautiful||1963||28-06-1963||1 (7 x)||23||Record News|
|Wladimir/Da do ron ron||1963||25-10-1963||4||6||Record News|
|Roses have thorns||1964||01-1964||10||4 m||Dutch Pop Magazine Muziek Expres|
|You are my life/the wind sings Again||1964||02-05-1964||43||4||Hitwezen|
|National Hit Parade|
|A child not at home||1989||01-07-1989||83||4||National Hit Parade|
|Number (s) with markings
in the Radio 2 Top 2000
|' 99||' 00||' 01||' 02||' 03||' 04||' 05||' 06||' 07||' 08||' 09||' 10||' 11||' 12||' 13|
|DVDs with the Dutch Music charts in the Top 30||Date of
|Anniversary gala-50 years||2010||27-03-2010||27||1|