Ofra Haza

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Birthday
19, 1957
Birthplace
Tel Aviv, Israel
Death Date
Apr 23, 2000 (42)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1957
Birthplace
Tel Aviv, Israel
Death Date
Apr 23, 2000 (42)

About

Mezzo-soprano Israeli singer who became a pop star on both sides of a politically divided region.

Before Fame

She was discovered by a talent scout while performing in a local theater and was offered a chance to sing.

Trivia

After a string of enormously popular hits in Israel, she released an album of Yemenite songs and that reached Platinum-selling status.

Family Life

She grew up the youngest of nine children to a working-class Yemenite Jewish family.

Associated With

For her sometimes provocative lyrics, as well as her covers of Madonna's songs, she was called The Madonna of the East.