Dutch singer, born on October 1, 1947.
From 1968 to 1974, she was the singer of Shocking Blue.
Born in The Hague, to Hungarian and German parents, Mariska Veres was the daughter of the gypsy violinist Lajos Veres, and often accompanied her father on the piano. She recorded a couple of solo singles before joining a group called the Bumble Bees.
Mariska passed away from cancer on December 2nd, 2006.