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

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". Retrieved 2016-09-10.

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