29. August 1960




July 28 brought the result of this year's Belgium Song Festival in the North Sea resort of Knokke, prize being the European song cup, not given to a single soloist but to the whole team of five singers of each participating country - Netherlands, Italy, France, Great Britain and Germany. This time the prize goes to Germany, represented by Hanne-Lore Auer (Electrola), Inge Brandenburg (recently elected Europe's No. 1 jazz singer) (Telefunken-Decca), Frank Forster (Jupiter Records), Udo Jurgens (Polydor) and Heinz Sagner (Polydor).



14. November 1960



Udo Jurgens' composition, "Jenny", sung at the Knokke Festival, was recorded on the Polydor label. The record became an immediate hit.