In 1962 won Winther the Danish preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Vuggevise. Winther was 10th of the 16 participants.
Winther was a well-known star in her time by her many appearances on tv and as an opera singer. She was also featured in musicals and operettas. In 1983, she was nominated for the order of the Dannebrog.
Winther was married to pianist John Winther between 1960 and 1966, with him they got two children. She married Hans Jørgen Lembourn.