Eurovision's top-ranked conductor has diedmain
Noel Kelehan won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland five times, from the pit. No conductor in half a century comes close.
A jazz pianist by vocation, Noel has died, aged 76.
His winners were: What’s Another Year? in 1980, Hold Me Now in 1987, Why Me? in 1992, In Your Eyes in 1993 and The Voice in 1996.