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Abi Ofarim

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Ofarim in March 1968

Abi Ofarim, born Avraham Reichstadt (5 October 1937 – 4 May 2018)[1] was an Israeli singer, musician and dancer. He was born in Safed, Mandatory Palestine. In 1961, he married Esther Ofarim, his musical duo. Their greatest success in Germany came the next year with "Morning of my Life", written by the Bee Gees. In 1968 "Cinderella Rockefella" hit the top of the charts in a number of countries including the UK.[2]

Ofarim died on 4 May 2018 at the age of 80.[3]

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  1. Discogs.com
  2. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 404. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  3. "Abi Ofarim dead: Cinderella Rockefella singer dies at home after 'long illness' age 80". Express. 4 May 2018.