Ofra Haza

1957 - 2000

Ofra Haza

Bat-Sheva Ofra Haza-Ashkenazi, known professionally as Ofra Haza (Hebrew: עפרה חזה‎; 19 November 1957 – 23 February 2000) was an Israeli singer, actress and Grammy Award-nominee recording artist, commonly known in the Western world as "The Israeli Madonna", or "Madonna of the East". Her voice has been described as a "tender" mezzo-soprano.Haza's music is known as a mixture of traditional and commercial singing styles, fusing elements of Eastern and Western instrumentation, orchestration and dance-beat. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ofra Haza has received more than 910,027 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 145th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 910k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Ofra Haza ranks 145 out of 3,001Before her are Grace Jones, Jenny Lind, Suzi Quatro, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Nina Hagen, and Tony Bennett. After her are Celia Cruz, Charles Trenet, Thomas Anders, Sylvie Vartan, Bob Geldof, and Dieter Bohlen.

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Among people born in 1957, Ofra Haza ranks 16Before her are Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Christopher Lambert, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Gloria Estefan, Ai Weiwei, and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. After her are Aki Kaurismäki, Stefan Löfven, Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Richard E. Grant, and Shavkat Mirziyoyev. Among people deceased in 2000, Ofra Haza ranks 29Before her are Pierre Trudeau, Empress Kōjun, Steve Reeves, Abulfaz Elchibey, Gino Bartali, and Erich Mielke. After her are Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Giovanna of Italy, Bettino Craxi, John Harsanyi, John Gielgud, and Frederick Herzberg.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Ofra Haza ranks 98 out of 294Before her are Baldwin III of Jerusalem (1130), Uri Geller (1946), Itzhak Perlman (1945), Yitzhak Navon (1921), Mahmoud Darwish (1941), and Natalie Portman (1981). After her are Menelik I (-1000), Unas (-2400), Gene Simmons (1949), Abu Nidal (1937), Abimelech (null), and Arieh Warshel (1940).