Ofra Haza

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Albums:

Open Your Heart (single)

Fifty Gates Of Wisdom

Homeland Songs A+B

Kirya
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Biography:
Birth Name: Bat Sheva' Ofra Haza Bat Shoshana / Yefet Haza
Born: 1957/11/19
Birth Place: Ha'tikva neighborhood, Tel Aviv, Israel
Died: 2000/02/23
Years Active: 1969–2000
Genres: World, Pop, Ethnic Electronica, Middle Eastern

Ofra Haza (, November 19, 1957 – February 23, 2000) was an Israeli singer, actress and international recording artist. Haza was born the youngest of nine children in the poor Tel Aviv neighborhood of Hatikvah in 39 Boaz Street. At an early age she became a local, then national, success story, the subject of great pride for many Israelis. Her voice has been described as mezzo-soprano, of near-flawless tonal quality, capable of lending itself to a variety of musical styles with apparent ease. Inspired by a love of her Jewish culture, the appeal of her musical art quickly spread to a wider Middle Eastern audience, somehow bridging the divide between Israel and the Arab countries. As her car... Continue Bio >>

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