Israel Kamakawiwoʻole

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Israel "Iz" Kamakawiwoʻole
Israel Kamakawiwoʻole.jpg
Israel in 1993
Background information
Birth name Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole
Born 20 Mey 1959(1959-05-20)
Honolulu, Territory o Hawaii
Oreigin Hawaii, Unitit States
Deid 26 Juin 1997(1997-06-26) (aged 38)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Genres
Thrift
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
Years active 1976–1997
Labels
Associate acts Makaha Sons of Niʻihau
Notable instruments
Ukulele

Israel "Iz" Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole (Hawaiian pronunciation: [kəˌmɐkəˌvivoˈʔole]) translation: "The Fearless Eed"; Mey 20, 1959 – Juin 26, 1997), an aa cried Bruddah Iz (Brither Iz), wis a Hawaiian muisicker, enterteener an Hawaiian sovereignty activist.

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