The Israeli singer/songwriter is one of the most popular artists in the worldmusic scene. All of the seven albums that she released managed to get high chart rankings. She received a variety of different awards and has also won the International Songwriting Competition with her song “Me Voy” and the BBC Worldmusic Award. A lot of her songs are performed in Ladino. According to UNESCO, Ladino is one of the most endangered languages in the world. It was the language of the Sephardic Jews.
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