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Hawaiian singer-songwriter and musician Israel “IZ” Ka’ano’i Kamakawiwo’ole was born on May 20, 1959 in Honolulu. Hawaii, USA and died on June 26, 1997 in Honolulu, Hawaii, US. He is known for his highly acclaimed and popular album Facing Future. The album has become the first Hawaiian album that was certified Platinum. In addition his music reached Europe, however long time after his death. The most popular songs are "Somewhere Over the Rainbow,”What a Wonderful World", "Hawai’i 78", "White Sandy Beach of Hawai’i", "Maui Hawaiian Sup'pa Man", and "Kaulana Kawaihae". In 2007 “Over the rainbow” climbed to number 46 on the UK charts and in 2010, the same song has become hit number 1 in Germany after its usage in the commercial of deodorant. You can download Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s most popular album in mp3 from our site.