Damari, Shoshana

▪ 2007
 Israeli singer (b. 1923, Damar, Yemen—d. Feb. 14, 2006, Tel Aviv, Israel), introduced pop music to Israel in 1948 and helped to create a unique sense of cultural identity for the newly formed state. Damari was known for her distinctive Yemenite accent and Middle Eastern sound, and her many nationalistic songs made her a particularly popular entertainer among Israeli soldiers. Her first hit recording was “Kalaniyot” (1948; “Anemones”), and her renown spread in the 1950s to the U.S., where she appeared at notable venues, including Carnegie Hall in 1998. Damari, who was awarded the Israel Prize in 1988, continued to perform until 2005.

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