Rita Hovink, pseudoniem of Hendriekje Jannie Vink (Beverwijk, 3 maart 1944 - Hilversum, 7 september 1979) was a Dutch singer. She had a dramatical timbre and she got very well known, after releasing the song Laat me alleen, a few years before she died. Rita Hovink wanted to be a theater actress when she was younger. She succesfully participated in 1959 at a talenthunt by Max van Praag, and she decided to become a singer. Her first performance was in the Herman van Keeken-show.