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Efraim Shamir - Biography


  • In 1968 he joined the army.
  • Served in the military band - the Nahal (Lahakat Hanahal).
  • Played the guitarand sang.
  • In the band he met Alon Oleartchik, Gidi Gov, Danny Sanderson and Meir (Poogy) Fenigstein.
  • In 1973 he joined 'Kaveret'.
  • The band was signed by Aberaham Deshe (Pashanel).
  • The opera was splitted into two parts: songs and sketches.
  • On November 1973 the album 'Poogy Tales' was released.
  • In 1974 'Kaveret' participated in the Eurovision contest with the song 'I Gave Her My Life', written by Danny.
  • The album 'Poogy In A Pitah' was released.
  • In 1975 the album 'Crowded In The Ear' was released.
  • In 1976 moved to the USA and toured.
  • Kaveret split up.
  • In 1977 he released his first solo album, together with his wife Astar.
  • In 1984 'Kaveret' reunited again and toured.
  • An album documenting the tour was released.
  • In 1990 'Kaveret' reunited for the last time. The show was called 'Kaveret Returns' ('Kaveret Hozeret').
  • A film called 'Kaveret - Pictures From The Band's Life' was made by Zvi Shissel.
  • In 1992 released the album 'Sof Sof Geshem'.
  • In 1995, on November 12th, in a concert in honor of assassinated prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, all kaveret's members but Meir appeared together on stage and performed an acoustic version of 'Little Kingdom'.