Ronnie Carroll

Northern Irish singer (1934-2015)

Ronnie Carroll (born Ronald Cleghorn, 18 August 1934 – 13 April 2015) was a Northern Irish singer and entertainer. Carroll was born in Roslyn Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland. He stood in the Haltemprice and Howden by-election, 2008 as a candidate for Make Politicians History and received 29 votes despite announcing that he was trying to enter the record books by receiving no votes.[1]

Ronnie Carroll at the Eurovision Song Contest 1962

He lived in Hampstead, London. Carroll died aged 80 on 13 April 2015 from a short-illness.[2]


  1. "BBC NEWS - UK - UK Politics - A record-breaking by-election?".
  2. "Ronnie Carroll: Former Eurovision singer and election candidate dies - BBC News". BBC Online. Retrieved 13 April 2015.

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