Israeli music stars born in 1947

Here are 5 famous musicians from Israel were born in 1947:

Mike Brant

Mike Brant (February 1, 1947 Nicosia-April 25, 1975 Paris) otherwise known as Moshe Brand or Brant, Mike was an Israeli singer.

Discography: My Way : Ses plus grands succès, L'Essentiel, 20e Anniversaire, Laisse-moi t'aimer, L'intégrale, Qui saura / Sans amis, Laisse moi t'aimer, Ses plus grands succès, Qui saura and . Genres related to him: Pop music.

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Chava Alberstein

Chava Alberstein (December 8, 1947 Szczecin-) a.k.a. Hava Alberstein, Chava Alberstien, Hava Alberstien, Ḥava Alberstein, חווה אלברשטיין or Alberstein, Chava is an Israeli singer, composer, lyricist and music arranger.

Her albums: Yiddish Songs, Foreign Letters, Crazy Flower: A Collection, Stardust, Children's songs – The Collection, Motzaey Chag, Songs of My Beloved Country, At Home, Be Right Back and The Early Years – The Box Set. Genres she performed include Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock, Pop music and Film score.

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Yehonatan Geffen

Yehonatan Geffen (February 22, 1947 Nahalal-) also known as Geffen, Yehonatan or Yonatan Gefen is an Israeli playwright, journalist, songwriter, poet and writer. His children are called Aviv Geffen, Shira Geffen and Natasha Geffen.

Yehonatan Geffen was born in Nahalal, Israel and grew up on Kibbutz Ein Hahoresh. He began his career as a journalist, writing for the Israeli newspaper Maariv, before later becoming a successful playwright and songwriter. He is known for his collaborations with musician Shalom Hanoch, with whom he has written many popular songs that are considered classics in Israeli pop music.

In addition to his musical career, Geffen has also published several books of poetry, and has won numerous literary awards. He is widely considered to be one of Israel's most influential cultural figures, and his work has been translated into many languages. Geffen has been politically active throughout his career, advocating for issues such as environmentalism, social justice, and peace in the Middle East.

He is also known for his strong support of the Israeli peace movement, and has been an outspoken critic of the Israeli government's policies toward the Palestinian people. In the 1980s, he co-founded the Israeli organization Peace Now, which advocates for Israeli-Palestinian peace and a two-state solution. Throughout his career, Geffen has remained a significant and controversial figure in Israeli culture and politics, and his work continues to be widely discussed and debated. In 2002, he was awarded the Israel Prize for his contribution to Hebrew literature and poetry. Yehonatan Geffen is also the father of three children, all of whom have become successful artists in their own right.

Yehonatan Geffen's son, Aviv Geffen, is a well-known Israeli rock musician and singer-songwriter. He has released numerous albums, many of which have been highly acclaimed and popular in Israel. Geffen's daughter, Shira Geffen, is a successful playwright, screenwriter, and director. She has won several awards for her work in film and theater, including the Caméra d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Natasha Geffen, Yehonatan's youngest daughter, is an artist and illustrator.

In addition to his other accomplishments, Geffen has also been involved in charity work throughout his career. He has organized benefit concerts to raise money for environmental causes, and has been active in efforts to promote education and cultural exchange between Israelis and Palestinians. Despite his sometimes controversial views, Geffen remains a beloved and respected figure in Israeli culture, and his legacy as a writer and artist continues to inspire new generations of Israeli creatives.

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Ilanit (September 17, 1947 Tel Aviv-) also known as Hanna Drezner-Tzakh, Ilan & Ilanit or Ilan und Ilanit is an Israeli singer.

Her albums: The Best, Israelit, Days Are Coming, Shir Shel Yom Hulin, With You Again, Somewhere, Kol Makom, Lalechet Shevi Aharaich, Songs of Love and Let's Start from the Beginning. Genres she performed: Pop music.

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Shuki Levy

Shuki Levy (June 3, 1947 Mandatory Palestine-) a.k.a. Shuki Levi, Shuki Y. Levy, Shuki or Shuky Levy is an Israeli film score composer, television director, television producer, screenwriter, film director, film producer, songwriter and musician. He has two children, Jordan Levy and Tamara Levy.

His albums: TURBO: A Power Rangers Movie, Dragon Ball Z: Original USA Television Soundtrack and . His related genres: Film score.

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