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With a golden guitar: the moving inscription on the grave of Yitzhak Kleftar - voila! culture


The family members of the great musician, who passed away last month, wrote on the tombstone in large golden letters below his name the words "Tsilil Mo'un", and added: "Father, brother, beloved uncle"

The funeral ceremony for Yitzhak Clifter, December 11, 2022 (photo: Yotam Ronan, editing: Nir Chen)

About a month after the death of Yitzhak Kleftar at the age of 72, one of Israel's top musicians, a tombstone with an exciting design was placed on his grave.

Underneath his name and the years of his life, the words "Tsilil Ma'im'in" were written in large golden letters, as was the name of his beloved hito and the band he was a member of, and below it the tombstone was decorated with a guitar, also in gold color.

At the bottom of the headstone, Clifter's family members added the words: "Father, brother, beloved uncle."


Clifter, one of the most senior guitar players in Israel, played in some of the most important Israeli bands ever, such as Beehive, Ahrit Yamim, Tsliv Meyman and the Churchills - which drew its name from the same nickname;

He created albums together with Eric Einstein, and was responsible for some of the greatest solo pieces in the history of Israeli music.

Among the songs identified with him are "Taking The Time", "Tilil Mi'un", "My Love Is Not His Love", "Bedouin Love Song", "Free Imagination", "I Love Chocolate" and "Idiot";

the solo parts in songs such as "Autumn Song" by Eric Lavie and "The tree is high" of the Apocalypse;

And the compositions he gave to others such as "The drunkard", "Sitting on the fence", "Fragile" and "Good morning Amir" to Eric Einstein, "What you love" and "The end of the season" to Gali Atari, "If you are around (my town)" to Eric Sinai , "

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Source: walla

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