"Ilana & Palti" in England and Germany:
& Palti" performing in Frankfurt, Germany.
und Palti in Deutschland
In November 1974 "Ilana & Palti" moved to
London, England and in 1975 to Germany. They were invited by
Jewish organizations like Makkabi,
Zionist Federation of Great Britain & Ireland, Brit
Hashmonayim, Joint Senior Youth Movements, Tel Hay
Fund, Jewish Agency for Israel, Israel Students Association in
Great Britain and Jewish-Christain Friendship Organizations in
As well as invited by the Israeli embassy in London to
sing during "Israel week" for Jewish
students, mainly at universities.
Poster of "Ilana & Palti"
music of Ilana & Palti here!
In Germany, 1978, "Ilana & Palti" recorded their
Mann, Ein Mädchen" and
at EMI-ELECTROLA Studios in Cologne, signed by Mr. Günter
Ilgner and produced by Heinz Gietz
for the singles:
Hast Du Licht Gemacht" (=Why did you turn on
(music: Paltiel-hay Jacoby, lyrics: the German poet, Fritz
And the International Hit Single
Taxi", (music: Heinz Gietz, English lyrics: Chris
Howland, arrangement: Heinz Gietz).
Erich Offierowski, producer of the wonderful LP "Ein
Mann, Ein Mädchen" (=One man, one woman)
and the single
In Der Nacht" (=In the middle of the night).
Another single with the A side:
Just Knocked At My Door"
and the B side:
You're Young And In Love" was produced by David Vaughan
in London, England,
who was the manager of his father, Frankie Vaughan, a well
known singer and actor in England and in the United States.
"Ilana & Palti", Berlin, Germany
& Palti" participated in several festivals, tv- and
radio-shows, where they worked with Hans Rosenthal, Maria
Brauner and others.
also took part in a tv show, produced in Stuttgart, about Israel
Bashan and "Chocolate Menta Mastik".
And in Hoechst, near Frankfurt, they performed in an
international festival together with Gordon Lightfoot from
"The Chieftains" from Ireland and "Elster
Silberflug" from Germany among others. They recorded for
Hessischer Rundfunk (HR),
the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) in Berlin and Rias Berlin.
"Ilana & Palti" in Germany
with "Ilana & Palti" in Germany:
"Glanzvoller bunter Nachmittag:
Hans Rosenthals Veranstaltung für den "Keren Kayemeth
LeIsrael" (Jewish National Fund), with "Ilana &
Palti", Eddy Kausch & Combo,
Christine Kappauf and Rolf Sanden. "Ilana & Palti"
sang "Lecha Dodi" (לכה
דודי) (music: Paltiel-hay Jacoby,
lyrics: Shabbat song),
"Mah Yafah 'At Yaldati" (מה
ילדתי) (music and lyrics: Paltiel-hay
Jacoby), "Esa Einai" (אילנה
ופלטי) (Psalm 121, melody
by Shlomo Carlebach), as well as Yemenite and Spanish love
"Das Jugend-Journal", stereo recordings of Israeli
songs signed by Prof. Dr. Kadelbach, radio programme,
Hessischer Rundfunk (HR).
23.11.1975 "Der Redakteur", Dr. Ulrich Olshausen
organized "Folklore International" for the Hessischer
"Ilana & Palti" represented Israel.
1976: performance at BFBS (British Forces Broadcasting Service
29.01.1976 "Spass muss sein", radio show of RIAS, Berlin.
"Ilana and Palti" sang the German folk song
Gedanken sind frei".
28.10.1977: "Die Welt ist voll Musik", episode
"Israel", broadcasted in Süddeutscher Rundfunk
(SDR), Südwestfunk (SWF),
Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) and Saarländischer Rundfunk (SR).
"Ilana & Palti" sang
"Warum Hast Du Licht
(German lyrics by Fritz Grasshoff, music and original Hebrew
lyrics by Paltiel-hay Jacoby),
Yafah 'At Yaldati
(music and lyrics by Paltiel-hay Jacoby) and several medleys
songs, performed together with
"Chocolate Menta Mastik" and Yigal Bashan.
"Gäste im Großen Sendesaal" in the Villa
Berg, Stuttgart, radio show of SDR1.
"Rias-Kaffeetafel", radio show in Berlin. Invitation
through Hans Rosenthal."Ilana & Palti" sang
(music: Paltiel-hay Jacoby, lyrics: Shabbat song) and the
German folk song
ist die Haselnuss".
music of Ilana & Palti here!
"Ilana & Palti", Germany