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2022-08-14T10:40:27.258Z

Israel mourns the passing of Pick, one of Israel's favorite musicians for five decades. Minister of Culture: "Pick was one of the cornerstones of Israeli music and culture"



Margol: "Zvika Pick was a genius, a cultural giant."

Netanyahu: "An integral part of the soundtrack of our lives"

Israel mourns the passing of Pick, one of Israel's favorite musicians for five decades.

Minister of Culture: "Pick was one of the cornerstones of Israeli music and culture."

Yifat Rosenberg

08/14/2022

Sunday, August 14, 2022, 1:25 p.m

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The world of culture is mourning Zvika Pick, the giant of Israeli music, who passed away today at the age of 72. Pick, one of the pioneers of Israeli pop who was active for five decades, was responsible for dozens of well-known hits such as "Nasef Tishrei", "Love at the end of the summer", "There is no country for love" , "Music (Ma'ale Maale)" and "Diva".

Four years ago he had a stroke.



"A giant of culture has died, a musical genius who turned pop into a spectacular classic, into an art," singer Margalit Tsanani paid tribute to him in a conversation with Walla!

culture.

"It's not words in retrospect, it's really like that. A genius. I went with him from the dawn of my youth, 'Hair', 'Kohav Nold'. 'Mary Lu', 'Met Av Met Elul', 'Maale Maale' - these are all the wonderful classics, it's impossible Not to be admired. It's a shame about Zvika, it hits my heart, bitter and sad about his passing, a shame, a shame."

One of the cornerstones of Israeli culture.

Pick (Photo: Reuven Castro)

Politicians also paid tribute to Pick.

"My wife Sarah and I mourn the passing of Zvika Pick, one of Israel's greatest artists. He had a joy of life that was reflected in his wonderful songs," said former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

"Zvika was and will be an integral part of the soundtrack of our lives. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family. May his memory be blessed."



Minister of Culture Hili Troper, expressed great sadness at the death of Pick, whom he defined as one of "Israel's greatest artists".



"Pick was one of the cornerstones of Israeli music and culture. The hits he created entered every home in Israel and penetrated thousands of hearts and brought Israel great achievements, such as winning Eurovision 1998. I am sure that the sounds that Pick brought to the world will remain here for many years and will continue to be a significant part of the Israeli soundtrack. Participant With the sorrow of the family at this difficult time," Trooper said.

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