Mariska Veres

Mariska Veres
1947 - 2006

Mariska Veres  Dutch Singer


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Dutch Singer Mariska Veres was born Maria Elisabeth Ender on 1st October, 1947 in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands and passed away on 2nd Dec 2006 The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands aged 59. She is most remembered for Lead Singer Of Shocking Blue. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Mariska Veres is a member of the following lists: Female rock singers, 1947 births and 2006 deaths.


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First Name Mariska
Last Name Veres
Full Name at Birth Maria Elisabeth Ender
Alternative Name Mariska Veres
Age 59 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st October, 1947
Birthplace The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Died 2nd December, 2006
Place of Death The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Jet black wigs
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Text Musician
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Lead Singer Of Shocking Blue
Music Genre (Text) Psychedelic rock, Pop, Jazz
Year(s) Active 1963–2006
Instrument (text) Vocals, Organ
Associated Acts Shocking Blue, Les Mysteres, The Bumble Bees, The Blue Fighters, Danny and his Favourites, General Four, The Motowns, The Shocking Jazz Quintet
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Maria Elisabeth Ender, better known as Mariska Veres (pronunciation ) (1 October 1947 – 2 December 2006), was a Dutch singer who was best known as the lead singer of the rock group Shocking Blue. Described as being similar to a young Cher, she was known for her sultry voice, eccentric performances, and her striking appearance which featured kohl-rimmed eyes, high cheekbones, and long jet black hair, which was actually a wig.

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John ShutrumpApr 3, 2014

I had heard sometime back that "Venus" by the Shocking Blue FIRST CHARTED ON NOVEMBER 17TH,1969 AS A 'HITBOUND' SONG.--I LOVED THE SONG DEARLY AS IT CARRIED OVER INTO EARLY 1970.

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