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Esther Ofarim
Zaied, Esther
Esther Ofarim, 1966
Background information
Native name
אסתר עופרים
Birth name Esther Zaied
Born June 13, 1941 (1941-06-13) (age 80)
Safed, British Palestine
Genres Folk, pop, Jewish Yemenite
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician
Years active 1959–present
Labels Hed Arzi, Israphon, Philips, EMI
Associated acts Abi Ofarim

Esther Zaied, better known by her married name Esther Ofarim (Hebrew: אסתר עופרים; born June 13, 1941), is an Israeli singer. She came second in the 1963 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "T'en vas pas", representing Switzerland. A

After marrying Abi Ofarim in 1961, she was half of the singing husband and wife duo, Esther & Abi Ofarim. The couple divorced in Germany in 1970. After they divorced, the duo broke up and she undertook a successful solo career.

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