Anneke Gronloh
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Anneke Grönloh is born in Indonesia, but the first years of her life were not easy, since she spend those in the Japanese Camps during the Second World War.
After the war, her family moves to Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
In the year 1955 she starts singing in the band Peter Koelewijn & Zijn Rockets a band from Peter Koelewijn but in 1959 she wins a talenthunt, receives a record contract, and in 1960 her first (Malay) single Asmara becomes a big hit in Singapore.