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Ofra Haza

41: Israeli pop singer and songwriter who fused Western techno-pop with traditional Yemenite Jewish poetry to create a unique sound that found audiences in dance clubs all over the world. She also sang the theme song to the animated film Prince of Egypt. Her album Shaday has sold a million copies worldwide. Initial reports cited the cause of death as massive organ failure. It was later revealed that she suffered from AIDS.

Died: Tel Aviv, Feb. 23, 2000

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