One of Israel's leading songwriters, Shimrit Orr has left an indelible mark on the local music scene

The prize-winning Orr has penned hundreds of songs for singers and bands during her career. Many of her songs topped the charts upon their releases. Orr's "Hallelujah," of course, won Israel the Eurovision Song Contest in 1979.
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Poet and lyricist Shimrit Orr is honored for her dazzling contribution to Israeli music.