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Esther and Abi Ofarim

Esther Ofarim (Esther Zaied),
*
13.6.1941 in Zafed near Nazareth

and


Abi Ofarim
(Abraham Reichstadt)
* 5.10.1937 in Zafed

came together in
1959
in the Hebrew "Theatre Club".

1960 Esther played in Exodus

In 1961 - they already were married -
Esther won at the Song Festival in Tel Aviv.

1962 Esther won the 2nd price with "Stav"
at the
Sopot festival, Poland

1963 Esther won the 2nd place
at the Grand Prix Eurovision Song Contest with
"T'en va pas"

From then on, their carrier began:
Esther was
singing and Abi played guitar
 and you heard his voice in the background.


Esther & Abi Ofarim
The Ofarims live, 1963


1964/1965 Esther toured with the Smothers Brothers

1966 the Ofarims had their first hit in Germany
with
"Noch einen Tanz".

Esther and Abi Ofarim

 Their greatest success in Germany was
"Morning of my life" in 1967,
 which
has been written
by the
Bee Gees.

Esther and Abi Ofarim

1968 the Ofarims had their
international breakthrough
with
"Cinderella Rockefella".

From then on, they had many
live concerts in
New York
and
London, where they also met the Queen

Esther and Abi Ofarim

In
1969 they toured around the world

Then
their crisis in private
and business began.
They divorced in
1970.
---> see article of the press

--->Esther Ofarim's Solo Carrier
see article of the press

Esther Ofarim


also see
Ofarim today

Esther Ofarim and her brother

German  biography

Esther Ofarim


www.esther-ofarim.de