Uri Fineman (Hebrew: אורי פיינמן, born 1959) is an Israeli singer and composer. He has released several albums, and after a 12 year break began working on a new album in 2009.
Uri Fineman was born in 1959 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He won first prize at a major music competition at age 11 singing Nissim gelding's "איני יכול". He plays the guitar as well as sings. In addition to music he also practices karate. He joined the Israel Defense Forces in 1977.
In 1987, two years after beginning work on his first album he released the first song "את אינך" to radio where it quickly became a hit. In 1990 he released his second album, "מלח הארץ", with Tamir Klisky. In 1990 and 1991 he participated in the Hanukkah contest קדם אירוויזיון, singing the songs "הבה נגילה" and "האור".
In 1993 he released his third album, "אהבה מחודשת" which went platinum. By 1994 he released three more albums in the "אהבה מחודשת" series, which also went platinum. In 1996 he released his seventh album, "ים של אהבה" which was written by a mix of other composers and himself. In 1995-96 he also released "אם רק תביני - אוסף הלהיטים הגדולים", a collection of songs from previous albums as well as two new ones. In 1997-98 he released "לך בנשיקה", which contained sixties songs in Hebrew. It went gold.
In 2002 he spent eight months in jail due to copyright infringement of Microsoft. As of 2009 he is working in a collaboration with several other artists on his first album in 12 years.
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