July 7, 2009, Updated September 14, 2012

For Israeli musician, Oren Lavie, persistence is paying off. After failing to achieve the fame he was looking for in Europe, he found unexpected interest in the United States.


Today he lives in Los Angeles, and his music was chosen for the film Narnia, and picked up by Chevrolet. He has also become an overnight sensation on YouTube with a stop-motion video for his single Her Morning Elegance, which has already been seen by over 20 million people.

“I believe that if you do something good then in the end it will see the light,” Lavie, who also wrote and directed plays in Europe, tells ISRAEL21c. “It’s just a matter of time and persistence.”

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