Shoshana Damari



Age: 83


Summary: Israeli singer known as the queen of Hebrew music whose voice came to embody the emerging nation of Israel and comforted its people in trying times, who entertained Israeli civilians and soldiers for nearly 70 years with her booming alto voice continuing to perform until shortly before her death, and who won Israeli's top civilian honor, the Israel Prize, for her contribution to Israeli vocal music.



Cause of Death: Pneumonia


Born: 1923


Died: February 14, 2006


Location: Jerusalem, Israel