Annie Palmen was a Dutch singer. She started her career singing with dance orchestras around the city of Haarlem, then sang on various radio stations before her first hit record, “Ik zal je nooit meer vergeten”, in 1958. She represented The Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest 1963. In 1967, Palmen became a featured singer with the “Boertjes van Buuten orchestra” on the monthly television programme “Mik” for channel KRO, playing the role of Drika. This was a success and raised her profile. However, after the cancellation of “Mik” in 1972, Palmen dropped out of sight.
Annie Palmen died on January 15, 2000, after a long illness , aged 73