|Born||August 19, 1948
Tel Aviv, Israel
|Genres||Mediterranean Israeli music|
|Occupation(s)||Composer, arranger, songwriter, and singer|
Avihu Medina was born in Tel Aviv. He was the third son of Aaron and Leah Medina. His mother's family immigrated in 1906 and she was born in Jerusalem, and his father immigrated to Israel from Yemen in 1939 when it was under the British Mandate. He is Jewish, and his father was a cantor.
Avihu has composed more that 401 Mizrachi music songs. Through 2007, he had released nine albums. He is considered by some to be the best-known Oriental singer, and has composed many of Zohar Argov's songs.
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