Meir Banai, Israeli singer, Died at 55


Meir Banai was born on July 5, 1961, in Beersheba and died on January 12, 2017.

He was an Israeli musician, singer, and songwriter.

Meir was the son of Yitzhak Banai, to a traditional Jewish family which has produced various actors and singers, such as Orna Banai, Eviatar Banai, Ehud Banai, Yuval Banai, and Yossi Banai.

During 1999, Banai and Arkadi Duchin collaborated on a very successful recording.

Tal Sondak, who represented Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2001, says that Banai was one of his musical influences.

During March 2004, he made his U.S. debut at Makor in New York City.

He died due to cancer.

Meir Banai passed away at 55 years old.