Israeli music stars died at age 77

Here are 9 famous musicians from Israel died at 77:

Mosko Alkalai

Mosko Alkalai (March 10, 1931 Bucharest-April 1, 2008 Tel Aviv) also known as Moscu Alcalay, Mosco Alkalai, Moshe Alkalai or Mosku Alkalay was an Israeli actor. His children are called Ron Alkalai and Shai Alkalai.

Mosko Alkalai was born in Bucharest, Romania to a Sephardic Jewish family. He immigrated to Israel in 1950 and began his career as an actor in the 1960s. He was a well-known actor in Israel and appeared in several Israeli films, television series, and theater productions. Alkalai was also a voiceover artist and dubbed foreign films into Hebrew. In addition to his acting career, Alkalai was a prolific writer and published several books, including a memoir about his experiences as a Holocaust survivor. He was also active in Israeli politics, serving as a member of the Tel Aviv City Council for several years. Despite his death, Alkalai's legacy lives on as one of Israel's most celebrated actors and cultural icons.

He died caused by respiratory failure.

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Chaim Weizmann

Chaim Weizmann (November 27, 1874 Motal-November 9, 1952 Rehovot) was an Israeli scientist and chemist. He had one child, Michael Oser Weizmann.

Weizmann is renowned for his groundbreaking work on the development of synthetic acetone during World War I, which was used in the production of explosives and played a significant role in the British war effort. He was also a prominent leader in the Zionist movement, advocating for the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine, and played a key role in the negotiations leading up to the Balfour Declaration of 1917, which pledged British support for the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine. After Israel gained independence in 1948, Weizmann became the country's first president and served in that role until his death in 1952. Throughout his life, he was known for his tireless efforts on behalf of the Jewish people and his contributions to the advancement of science and technology.

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Peter Malkin

Peter Malkin (May 27, 1927 Żółkiewka-March 1, 2005 New York City) was an Israeli personality.

He was a secret agent for the Israeli intelligence agency, Mossad, and played a crucial role in the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960. After Eichmann's capture, Malkin continued to work for Mossad, and was involved in several other secret operations. In his later years, Malkin became an artist and author, and wrote a book about his experiences with Mossad titled "Eichmann in My Hands". He was also a vocal advocate for Holocaust education and worked to ensure that the atrocities committed during the Holocaust were never forgotten.

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Isidor Ascheim

Isidor Ascheim (April 5, 1891 Poznań-April 5, 1968) was an Israeli personality.

Isidor Ascheim was a prominent Israeli microbiologist who is best known for his work on the development of the first antibiotic drugs in the 1940s. He was born in Poznań, Poland in 1891 and moved to Berlin to study medicine at the University of Berlin. After receiving his medical degree, he worked as a researcher at the Pasteur Institute in Paris before moving to Palestine in 1924.

In Palestine, Ascheim worked at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he established a microbiology laboratory and helped to found the school's medical school. During World War II, he worked with the British Army medical corps to develop a new antibiotic drug, aureomycin, which was used to treat battlefield injuries.

After the war, Ascheim continued to work in microbiology research, and he became an advisor to the Israeli government on public health issues. He also helped to establish the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and served as its president from 1960 to 1968.

Ascheim passed away on his 77th birthday in 1968, leaving behind a legacy of groundbreaking research in the field of microbiology and a lasting contribution to the development of modern medicine.

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Yitzhak Arieli

Yitzhak Arieli (April 5, 1896 Jerusalem-April 5, 1974) was an Israeli personality.

He was a military commander and politician, who served as a member of the Knesset for the Mapai party from 1951 to 1959. Arieli played a key role in the establishment of the Israeli Defense Forces and fought in many of the major conflicts in which Israel was involved, including the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and the 1956 Suez Crisis. In addition to his military and political work, Arieli was also a noted author and journalist, and he published several books on military strategy and national security. He was posthumously awarded the Israel Prize in 1980 for his contributions to Israeli society.

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Buky Schwartz

Buky Schwartz (June 16, 1932 Jerusalem-September 1, 2009) was an Israeli personality.

He was a renowned sculptor, painter, and conceptual artist. Buky Schwartz's work was characterized by his passion for elongated materials and his affinity for exploring the relationship between art and technology. His sculptures and installations can be found in public spaces, galleries, and institutions in Israel, Europe, and the United States. Apart from creating art, Schwartz was also a distinguished professor who taught at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem for over 30 years. Throughout his career, Buky Schwartz received a range of accolades and awards for his contribution to the arts, including the prestigious Israel Prize in 2001.

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Gary Bertini

Gary Bertini (May 1, 1927 Bessarabia-March 17, 2005 Tel HaShomer) was an Israeli conductor.

His albums include and Requiem / Mass in C minor.

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Nadav Safran

Nadav Safran (August 25, 1925 Cairo-July 5, 2003 State College) was an Israeli scientist.

Nadav Safran was also a historian of the Middle East, especially on the topics of nationalism and Arab-Israeli relations. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and went on to teach at Tufts University and later at Harvard, where he chaired the Department of Government. He authored several books, including "Israel: The Embattled Ally," which remains a seminal work in the field of Middle Eastern studies. Safran was well respected for his nuanced understanding of the complex political and cultural dynamics in the region. In addition to his academic work, he was also involved in public service, serving as a consultant to the Israeli government and participating in peace negotiations between Israel and Egypt.

He died caused by cancer.

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Shmulik Kraus

Shmulik Kraus (July 1, 1935 Jerusalem-February 17, 2013) also known as קראוס, שמוליק was an Israeli actor and musician.

His most recognized albums: , and .

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