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חוה אלברשטיין

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Chava Alberstein (born December 8, 1947 in Szczecin, Poland) is an Israeli singer, lyricist, composer, musical arranger and an actress. She is one of the most important Israeli singers, with a career spanning more than forty years.

Chava Alberstein was born in the town of Szczecin in Northern Poland. She came to Israel at age four, and grew up in Kiryat Chaim. In 1964, when she was 17, a nightclub appearance in Jaffa led to a CBS recording contract. She was drafted into the Israel Defense Force in 1965 and became one of the many Israeli artists to use entertaining the troops as a pathway to stardom. Since then she has released over 50 albums. She is one of the more famous Israelis to record in Yiddish as well as Hebrew and Arabic. Alberstein’s husband is the filmmaker Nadav Levitan, who wrote all the lyrics on her “End of the Holiday” album. She is one of the recipients of Kinor David (David’s Harp) Prize.

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  • soestdyik

    Klezmergesang ביידיש על-ידי חוה אלברשטיין נשמעת כל כך להפליא לכינור מאת פנינה יצחק זכר.

    10 Jan 2012 Reply
  • soestdyik

    נרשמתי אדם בן 80 זה קול, יידיש, טקסטים מודרניים כי אני יכול להבין כמה עברית-. unspeakably מאוהב. מאחל לכל האנשים כי רצון טוב הן השנה שמח ושקטה: Soestdyik שלך

    10 Jan 2012 Reply
  • soestdyik

    Ich ein 80 Jähriger alter Mann habe mich in dieser Stimme und Yiddishe und modern Hebrew - Texte die ich zum Teil verstehen kann .unsäglich verliebt. Wünsche allen Menschen die guten Willens sind ein gutes und friedliches neues Jahr : Euer Soestdyik

    29 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Keiyuu88

    @soestdyik: Wahre Worte :)

    25 Dec 2011 Reply
  • soestdyik

    Der Klezmergesang auf Yiddisch von Chava Alberstein klingt so wundervoll wie die Geige von Itzhak Perlmann.

    5 Dec 2011 Reply
  • soestdyik

    Ca 5800 Jahre hat das jüdische Volk in der Geschichte bis auf dem heutigem Tage in hellen und dunklen Tagen verbracht. Die kletzmermusik gibt Zeugnis davon. Ergreifend das Lied:; Das Städle brennt, Er 80 Sie 70. Trotzdem hat kein Volk dieser Erde soviel grossartige Künstler und Wissenschaftler hervorgebracht. Aber auch kein Volk hat in ihrer langen Geschichte mehr Verbrechen erleiden müssen als diese Menschen. Unglaublich das es heute wieder Neonazis gibt und was sich diese erlauben.

    30 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ch3kist

    Какой мерзкий язык, фу.

    8 Nov 2011 Reply
  • shalotka

    I might scrobble her music if I manage to tag it correctly somehow ;-)

    11 Oct 2011 Reply
  • pablo774

    awesome music

    4 Aug 2011 Reply
  • KatreneKuk

    Шейнэ Хавалэ!

    13 Mar 2010 Reply
  • hronometer

    nice)

    7 Jun 2009 Reply
  • zxzxzxzxz

    shir tishrey is fantastic!

    20 Feb 2009 Reply
  • CursedEvil

    I just discovered her and I love every song I heard so far!

    1 Jan 2009 Reply
  • Luceeek

    בעסט

    9 Dec 2008 Reply
  • BestVillainEver

    I love her voice and music, I wish I knew what her songs are about

    9 Sep 2008 Reply
  • Nivke

    איכותית

    10 Jul 2008 Reply
  • codziennie

    beautiful voice, beautiful songs!

    1 Jul 2008 Reply
  • Eyoki

    I like the track Mirele. Came across it by chance on eMusic.

    9 Feb 2008 Reply
  • ron1245

    חג גדיא שוצף רגשות חזקים וסוחף בצורה מטורפת.

    1 Nov 2007 Reply
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