ofra haza & eden riegel - ‘deliver us’ (from the prince of egypt)
fun facts about ofra haza:
- ofra haza is the vocalist who sings the part of moses’s mother (“my son, i have nothing i can give…”)
- although she sings in english, she did not speak english fluently. she learned her parts phonetically.
- she died in 2000, two years after the release of the prince of egypt, of AIDS-related pneumonia. the fact that she had AIDS was included in many write-ups after her death, and it caused a bit of controversy both for newspapers who printed the diagnosis and for her fans who upheld her as a symbol of clean living. she most likely was infected during a transfusion.