Svika Pick An Ionic Singer Passed Away At The Age Of 72

Svika Pick, a singer, songwriter, composer, and television personality died on August 14, 2022, at the age of 72. The reason for death has not been disclosed, however, it is believed to have been caused by age-related ailments or natural causes. Pick had a stroke in 2018 that impacted his speech and mobility. Although his health improved, he no longer performed or wrote as he had before. While there is presently no information on whether the stroke had a role in his death, his family members have yet to remark.

Yair Lapid, Israel’s Prime Minister, paid homage to him and remarked,

“Svika Pick passed away today, but the tunes and melodies he left behind will be heard for many years to come.”

President Isaac Herzog said that Svika provided fresh energy and dramatic transformation to Israel’s cultural environment. He went on to say that Pick’s song touched everyone’s hearts and became a vital part of people’s lives.

Svika Pick’s life and work

Pick was born to Jewish parents on October 3, 1949. His grandpa was the director of a music school, and his uncle taught music. He began classical music lessons when he was five years old. Pick’s family moved to Israel in 1957, and after studying music at the Ramat Gan Conservatory, he began playing with local rock bands. He was a popular pop singer in Israel during the 1970s and appeared in the Hebrew adaption of the musical Hair the same year.

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Svika Pick

Pick began creating music in 1998, and Diva was written in partnership with writer Yoav Ginai. In 2002, the team regrouped and created the song Light a Candle for Sarit Hadad, Israel’s representative in Eurovision 2002. He also wrote songs for Oleksandr Ponomaryov and Angelica Agurbashin, both Eurovision competitors. In 2003, he penned Hasta la Vista for Ponomaryov and another song for Agurbash. From 2005 through 2009, Svika Pick was a judge on the singing reality program Kokhav Nolad. In 2005, he starred in the Bip docu-reality program HaMaestro. On 2009, the late musician appeared as a guest in an episode of Tamid Oto Chalom, and his songs were utilized as the title and soundtrack.

Twitter users pay homage to the late artist.

Svika Pack’s work as a singer and composer has made him a household figure in the entertainment sector. When word of his death spread, Twitter was inundated with tributes:

RIP to Svika Pick, who died barely a year after @BennyBsf sampled him in one of the best coke rap songs in years

— Ben Hartman (@Benhartman) August 15, 2022

Svika Pick, a renowned Israeli pop singer, and composer died at the age of 72. In 1998 his song Diva by Dana International won the Eurovision contest. His son-in-law is Quentin Tarantino.
May his memory be a blessing, and may his songs will last forever

— Yonat Friling (Frühling) (@Foxyonat) August 14, 2022

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