Iconic Israeli pop Singer & Songwriter, Svika Pick, Passed away at 72

Iconic Israeli pop Singer & Songwriter, Svika Pick, Passed away at 72

Svika Pick was an Israeli pop singer, songwriter, composer, and television personality. He was the best know as a pillar of Israel’s music industry who gained international attention after his song “Diva” won the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest,

What Caused the Death of Isreal’s King of pop Svika Pick?

The pop singer Svika Pick passed away at home on a Sunday on n August 14, 2022. He was 72. His exact cause of death hasn’t been disclosed, though. With his passing, tributes have already started to come in, with both Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Israeli President Isaac Herzog extending their sympathies.

President Herzog stated that Zvika Pick “renovated and transformed the Israeli cultural view… His songs found their way into everyone’s hearts and formed an essential element of the soundtrack of our existence. Israel benefited greatly from his creative genius. He was incredibly Israeli, intimately tied to our deep historical origins, and simultaneously projected Israel’s beauty to the entire globe.

His funeral was set to take place at 10 a.m. Monday at Ramat Hasharon Cemetery.

Svika Pick Age, Family, and Early Life

Svika Pick was born on October 3, 1949, in Wroclaw, Poland. He was 72 years old at the time of his death. He was born to Paulina, his mother, and Borys Pick, his father. Similar to how his grandfather oversaw a music academy and how his uncle taught music, Pick began learning classical music when he was five years old. His family moved to Israel in 1957.

svika pick family

Due to the fact that his personal life is not extensively discussed on his Wikipedia page, we can’t give you any detailed information about his life. We will update anything relevant to him as we discover more about his life.

Svika Pick Career, What was his profession?

He was a prominent pop performer in Israel during the 1970s, a time when he was chosen as “Israeli male singer of the Year.” In the early 1970s, he performed in the musical Hair’s Hebrew adaptation as a lead character. Oleksandr Ponomaryov, the Ukrainian representative in the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest, co-wrote the song “Hasta la Vista” with his then-wife Shem-Or.

In addition, he produced a song for Angelica Agurbash, a Belarusian candidate in the Eurovision Tune Contest 2005, however she ultimately chose another song, thanking Pick for his work. In Israel’s preliminary round for the Eurovision Song Contest, he participated seven times. He wrote entries for Sopho Nizharadze and Harel Skaat in 2010 for Georgia and Israel, respectively.

Pick served as one of the Kokhav Nolad singing reality show judges from 2005 until 2009. Pick portrayed himself and his family in the docu-reality series HaMaestro, which aired on Bip in 2005. Its title and soundtrack were composed of songs by Pick, and he also had a guest appearance in one of the episodes of the HOT 3 musical drama Tamid Oto Chalom.

Which school and college did he go to?

He studied music at the Conservatory of Ramat Gan and started to perform in local Israeli rock bands at the age of 15.

Svika Pick Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of this person is currently unclear due to the lack of publicly accessible personal information.

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Several online sites claim varying amounts of his net worth, leading us to believe that he had an average net worth of $4 to $5 million.

Svika Pick Wife, What about his relationship?

He was in a relationship with Israeli fashion designer Shira Manor, with whom he has two sons, Tim and Neal.

Before that, he was married to Israeli songwriter Mirit Shem-Or. Shem-Or, they both divorced but They have a son and two daughters together. 

Was he available on any social media platforms?

He was available on Facebook and Instagram with 127K+ followers respectively.

Physical Appearance of Svika Pick’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet:  N / A  
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Hair ColourSalt and paper
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Svika Pick’s should be known

Zodiac SignN / A
Net Worth$ 4 to 5 million
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedIn relationship
Current SpouseShira Manor