Israeli singer Rika Zaraï has died
Israeli singer Rika Zaraï died on the night of Tuesday December 22 to Wednesday December 23 at the age of 82, the Israeli press has learned.Information confirmed on Twitter by the Israeli Embassy in France She had been in the hospital since September, reports i24News.
The Israeli Embassy in France paid tribute to the singer on Twitter upon the announcement of her death: "Deeply saddened by the disappearance of Rika Zaraï who conquered the hearts of the French with her beautiful accent of sabra.She sang Israel and Jerusalem with passion and dedication.One of the most beautiful voices in French has died out."
Deeply saddened by the disappearance of Rika Zaraï who conquered the ❤️ of ?? with his beautiful accent of sabra.Ell… https://t.co/qxkhoDGLGC—IsraelenFrance(@Ambassade d'Israel en France)
"Sad news.Rika Zaraï has been a real ambassador of Israeli song in Europe for many years," responded the Israeli ambassador to Belgium, Emmanuel Nahshon.
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Born in Jerusalem in February 1938, into a family of Jewish pioneers, she had great success in France in the 1960s and 1970s, with titles such as "Casatschok", "Shirtless, pantsless" or interpretations of "Hava Nagila ”and“ Turn carousel ”.
In the 1980s, she had converted to writing books on the benefits of natural medicine.While her books have sold millions of copies, her positions on the benefits of natural products against cancer or AIDS will earn him enmity in the medical community.
Posted Date: 2020-12-29