Dana International

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Dana International Gender: MF
Yaron Cohen
born on 2 February 1969 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Tel Aviv, Israel, 32n04, 34e46
Timezone EET h2e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 13°50' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°25 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 21°27'

Dana International
photo: Daniel Kruczynski, license cc-by-sa-2.0


Israeli pop singer of Yemenite Jewish ancestry. She has released eight albums and three additional compilation albums, positioning herself as one of Israel's most successful musical acts ever. Dana discovered that she was transgender at an early age, coming out when she was 13. Undergoing sex reassignment surgery in 1993, it was that year that she released her first album, Danna International, upon which she based her stage name. Consolidating her initial commercial success with the albums Umpatampa (1994) and Maganuna (1996), in 1998 she was selected to represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest with her song "Diva"; subsequently winning the international competition, Dana came to public attention throughout Europe.

Following this up with the albums Free (1999), Yoter VeYoter(2001), HaHalom HaEfshari (2002) and Hakol Ze Letova(2008), in 2011 she once more represented Israel in Eurovision, this time with the song "Ding Dong", although failed to make it into the final. That same year she also became a judge on the Israeli television music talent contest Kokhav Nolad.

Dana International has been credited with being one of the world's best known transsexuals. In 2005, a poll by the Israeli news website Ynet to list those perceived as the 200 Greatest Israelis saw Dana voted the 47th-greatest Israeli of all time.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Social : Change of Lifestyle 1993 (sex reassignment surgery)
  • Work : Prize 9 May 1998 in Birmingham (Won the Eurovision Song Contest)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Starkman quotes an Israeli astrologer who obtain the birth time from her, via her mother


  • Passions : Sexuality : Transgender M-to-F
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.