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Israeli music icon Zvika Pick passes away, age 72

Zvika Pick was a revolutionary musician and the first real Israeli rock artist.

Israeli singer and musician Zvika Pick has passed away at the age of 72, Hebrew media reported on Sunday afternoon.

Pick was known to many as the "king of Israeli pop" after he rose to fame during the 1970s, when he was voted Israeli male singer of the year.

Named Henrik at birth, Pick was born in 1949 in Poland. In the first eight years of his life, Pick learned music with an emphasis on classics and the piano.

Source: Jerusalem Post - Photo: Flash90

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