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Izhar Cohen

Name:Izhar Cohen
Born:13-5-1951
Nationality:Israeli
   
National Finals:

Kdam Eurovision 1985, 1978, 1987,1996

ESC Entries:

Olé olé (1985)
Abanibi (1978)

   
Website:

Biography

Izhar is an Israeli singer and actor.  He started to sing when he was a child and joined his father in his performances. At 18, Cohen joined the IDF’s “Nachal” singers group. During the 1970s Cohen was one of the most played singers in Israel. Representing Israel, he won the 1978 Eurovision Song Contest with the group Alphabeta.Cohen later represented Israel again, in 1985. He attempted to represent Israel again in 1987 and 1996 but did not win the national final. Cohen was also an actor in the Haifa Theater. 

Entries

Country:Israel
Year:1985
Language:Hebrew
   
Artist:Izhar Cohen
Song:Olé olé
Lyrics:Hamutal Ben Ze’ev
Composer(s):Kobi Oshrat
Conductor:Kobi Oshrat
   
Backings:

Shlomo Maman

Tali Sinai

Rakefet Ben David

Haim Cohen

Results 
Points:93
Position:5
Running order:11
Country:Israel
Year:1978
Language:Hebrew
   
Artist:Izhar Cohen & The Alpha Beta
Song:Abanibi
Lyrics:Ehud Manor
Composer(s):Nurit Hirsh
Conductor:Nurit Hirsh
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:157
Position:1
Running order:18
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