Here are 8 famous musicians from Israel died at 57:
Shaike Ophir (November 4, 1929 Jerusalem-August 17, 1987 Tel Aviv) a.k.a. Shaike Ofir, Yesha'yahu Goldstein, Shai K. Ofir, Scheike Ophir, Shai K. Ophir, Shy Ophir or Yishayahu (Shaike) Goldstein-Ophir was an Israeli comedian and actor. He had two children, Elad Ophir and Karin Ophir.
He died in lung cancer.
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Esther Vilenska (June 8, 1918 Vilnius-November 8, 1975) was an Israeli journalist.
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Berl Katznelson (January 25, 1887-August 13, 1944 Jerusalem) was an Israeli personality.
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Meir Ariel (March 2, 1942 Mishmarot-July 18, 1999 Tel Aviv) otherwise known as מאיר אריאל or Ariel, Meir was an Israeli singer-songwriter.
Discography: Jerusalem of Iron, We Overcame Pharaoh, ...And With Eyes Revealed, Songs of Holiday, Selection, Doors Are Opened By Themselves (Live at the Hard-Rock Cafe), Bernard and Louise, Green, Coal Sketches and Seeds of Summer. Genres he performed: Folk music, Blues and Folk rock.
He died as a result of boutonneuse fever.
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Aharon Katzir (September 15, 1914 Łódź-May 30, 1972) also known as Aharon Katzir-Katchalsky or Aharon Katchalsky was an Israeli chemist and physicist.
He died caused by firearm.
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Eli Mohar (December 30, 1948-November 30, 2006) was an Israeli songwriter and singer.
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Batya Gur (September 1, 1947 Tel Aviv-May 19, 2005 Jerusalem) was an Israeli writer.
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Moshe Silman (November 26, 1954-July 20, 2012 Tel Aviv) was an Israeli social activist.
He died caused by self-immolation.
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