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Barbara Alexandra "Sandra" Reemer (Bandung (Indonesia), 17 October 1950) is a Dutch singer and television presenter.

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Biography[Edit]Edit

Starting Period[Edit]Edit

Xandra Rabbani was the first child born in the family of French and Nel Reemer. Both of her grandfathers were Dutch, her grandmother's Chinese Javaneserespectively.When after the Declaration of independence of Indonesia all Dutch people had to leave that country, moved the family to Netherlands in 1958, Reemer and came to live in the village St. Michielsgestel. Xandra Reemer then came to the sisters at school, and had to give up her "devilish forced there for letter '. Xandra was Sandra.

At the age of 10 got R by father French a homemade guitar. She started, among other things with the song Rockin' Billy of Ria Valk, take part in talent shows, and when she was eleven years she released her first picture, titled Al di La.

Sandra Reemer took in 1963 the song Sleep soft on, a Dutch version of George Gershwins classic Summertime from the opera Porgy and Bess.

Eurovision Song Contest[Edit]Edit

However, she was best known as half of the duo Sandra and Andres that they formed together with Dries Holten . In 1972 they did for Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest in Edinburgh with the song when it comes to love goes. They got 106 points and notched up a fourth, not undeserving. In 1975 broke Dries Holten cooperation with Rabbani suddenly to form a new duo: Rosy and Andres. R this solo decided to proceed.

After the good result of 1972 if Sandra Reemer Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest1976. Because the songs Fest this time took place in the Hague , she played a home game, but they hardly turned out to be able to take advantage of this fact. With the song she won The party's over only a slightly disappointing ninth place with 56 points.

[1][2]Sandra Reemer in 1979

Three years later, in 1979, was asked a third time for Rabbani for Netherlands going to the song festival . Under her real first name Xandra and with a new look she traveled to Jerusalem and sang there it by her then-husband written number Colorado Ferdi Bolland . However, it was all very moderately received by the European Panel, because in the end stranded Colorado with 51 points on the twelfth place. It was the last time Rabbani played for Netherlands in the Eurovision song contest, although they returned on the stage of Munich in 1983 as a backup singer for Bernadette. However, Colorado was a top 5 hit in 7 countries, especially in the Scandinavian countries Xandra toured regularly. In Denmark she is in the Hall of Fame.

70 's and 80 's[Edit]Edit

In 1977 she made short time part of the studio group Veronica Unlimited produced by Hans van Hemert to mark the 12,5 year anniversary of the Veronica Top 40 was brought together.

In the 1980s came Raaj singing career in difficult to sit. Released singles, with titles such as IndonesiaGet it onRien ne va plus and Gold, each flopten and reemerging more concentrate on TV work. In 1984 she presented the television program the show of the month, in which they themselves should determine which guests were invited.Producer Joop van den Ende left Reemer then the program present Star battle .

From 1986 was Sandra Reemer Jos Brink 's Assistant at the presentation of the television program , Betting that..?, where they once affectionately as kroepoekje by Brink was addressed.

After a lot of television work in 1987, Sandra decided to the successful Best Of My Love CD/LP to bring out with all kinds of covers. Shortly afterwards came Unforgettable,she's The One and Valleys or Emotions out. The hit singles All Out Of Love and La Colegiala were top 40 hits.

From 1988 she presented at the NCRV the very successful Show mastersprogram. After her transfer from the public service broadcaster to RTL 4 , she presented programs like the better sex and The Saturday-night show .

90 's and 00[Edit]Edit

In 1996 came from the Dutch-speaking album unexpectedly of course . Muziekkrant OOR stood In a very favorable review. The release was hardly promoted and went to the general public over. The album was a flop and soon ended up on sale.

From 2000 to 2005 worked Reemer with Marga Bult and JEE Sahib together as The Dutch Divas; with the song From New York to L.A. they reached the Mega Top 100. In this formation they belonged to the top of the Dutch entertainment industry.

In 2004 Sandra Reemer had a supporting role in the film Dutch Sinterklaas and the secret of the Ruby from writer and Director Martijn villania as an officer of the civil registry.

With Jos Brink was Betting That in 2005 one more time great repeated, a million audience sat back glued to the tube when both their overdeden trick want to recruit donors for the Liliane Foundation .

Rabbani still occurs during major galas as for the Amsterdam Gay Pride Dinner, and Manhattan on the Maas and further initiatives.

In 2008 she founded the SRF, on the Sandra Reemer Foundation. They supported this to get to training children in developing countries. They get through the targeted aid their own value and are able to work to their future. Kim Lian van der Meij was Ambassador of the foundation. In 2013, the foundation they need to stop. By the SRF has more than 500 children financial support in Indonesia, several countries in Africa and Guatemala can help.

In 2010, Sandra an exhibition in Amsterdam's Lloyd hotel about the history of the Dutch Eurovision dresses.

Discography[Edit]Edit

See also: Sandra & Andres

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
The best of my love 1987 19-09-1987 24 14
Unforgettable 1989 18-02-1989 27 14
She's the one 1990 20-10-1990 56 6

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Love me, honey 1975 29-11-1975 ice skater -
The party's over 1976 06-03-1976 3 8 Eurovision Song Contest 1976 entry /

No. 3 in the Single Top 100

This is your heartbeat 1977 09-07-1977 tip7 -
Colorado 1979 07-04-1979 37 2 If Xandra/

Entry Eurovision Song Contest 1979 / No. 43 in the Single Top 100

Get it on 1982 06-03-1982 tip11 - No. 47 in the Single Top 100
Gold 1986 01-02-1986 tip15 -
All out of love 1987 03-10-1987 26 4 No. 32 in the Single Top 100
Laughter in the rain 1988 - No. 86 in the Single Top 100
Goodnight sweetheart, goodnight 1989 01-04-1989 tip19 - No. 66 in the Single Top 100
La colegiala 1990 20-10-1990 23 5 No. 25 in the Single Top 100
Queen of all people 16-04-2013 27-04-2013 6 3 as part of RTL Boulevard United/

No. 1 in the Single Top 100/ Gold

Single (s) with chart positions

in the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
The party's over 1976 20-03-1976 10 5 No. 11 in the Radio 2 Top 30
All out of love 1987 17-10-1987 22 6 No. 15 in the Radio 2 Top 30
La colegiala 1990 01-12-1990 41 1 No. 27 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Trivia[Edit]Edit

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