Esther Ofarim

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Esther Ofarim
Zaied, Esther
Esther Ofarim, 1966
Background information
Native name
אסתר עופרים
Birth nameEsther Zaied
Born (1941-06-13) June 13, 1941 (age 78)
Safed, British Palestine
GenresFolk, pop, Jewish Yemenite
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, musician
Years active1959–present
LabelsHed Arzi, Israphon, Philips, EMI
Associated actsAbi Ofarim
Websitewww.esther-ofarim.de

Esther Zaied, better known by her married name Esther Ofarim (Hebrew: אסתר עופרים‎; born June 13, 1941), is an Israeli singer. She came second in the 1963 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "T'en vas pas", representing Switzerland. A

After marrying Abi Ofarim in 1961, she was half of the singing husband and wife duo, Esther & Abi Ofarim. The couple divorced in Germany in 1970.[1] After they divorced, the duo broke up and she undertook a successful solo career.

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  1. "BILD 9.5.1969 - Esther and Abi Ofarim split - Esther trennt sich von Abi:sie singt nur noch allein". www.esther-ofarim.de. Retrieved 2016-09-10.

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