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Esther & Abi Ofarim

Esther Ofarim (b. Esther Zaied, 13 June 1941, Zafed, Israel) and Abraham Reichstadt (b. 5 Oct 1937, Zafed, Israel) had been a husband-and-wife group who shot to popularity within their homeland through the early 60s. With an enthusiastic eyesight for the worldwide market, Esther acquired symbolized Switzerland in the 1963 Eurovision Tune Contest as the duo expanded their appeal in the Continent via concert shows and spanish recordings. That they had their initial strike in Germany in 1966 with ‘Noch Einen Tanz’, and the next year enjoyed a great deal larger success using their version from the Bee Gees’ ‘Morning hours Of My Lifestyle’. An appearance in the high-rating Eamonn Andrews Present on UK tv, where Esther and Abi sang a novelty like duet, proved therefore popular the music became an over night smash. ‘Cinderella Rockefella’ (made up by Mason Williams) topped the united kingdom graphs for three weeks in early 1968 and even though the duo appeared most likely one-hit-wonders they handled a successful Best 20 follow-up with ‘One Even more Dance’. The collaboration subsequently split up when their relationship was dissolved. Esther Ofarim managed a low-key single career in the next decades.

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