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Vassiliki Papathanasiou

Greek: Βασιλική Παπαθανασίου
Birthplace: Palaiokastritsa, Corfu, Greece
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Leo Leandros
Wife of Private
Mother of Private

Occupation: Singer, politician
Managed by: Epp Ehasalu
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About Vicky Leandros

Vicky Leandros is a Greek singer living in Germany. She is the daughter of singer, musician and composer Leandros Papathanasiou (also known as Leo Leandros as well as Mario Panas). In 1967, she achieved worldwide fame after gaining fourth place for the country of Luxembourg in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "L'amour est bleu", which became a worldwide hit. She further established her career by winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1972 with the song "Après Toi", again representing Luxembourg.

On 15 October 2006, Vicky Leandros was elected town councillor of the Greek harbour town of Piraeus on the Pasok list. Her task concerned the Cultural and International development of Piraeus. She was also Deputy Mayor of Piraeus. It was announced in June 2008 that Leandros decided to leave her position in Greek politics with immediate effect stating that she had underestimated the work load and time needed to fulfil her political obligations and that it had become impossible to combine those duties with her singing career.


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Vicky Leandros's Timeline

August 23, 1949
Palaiokastritsa, Corfu, Greece