How did Soraya die?

Breast cancer
Soraya/Cause of death

Does Soraya have cancer?

The Colombian-American singer Soraya has died of breast cancer at age 37. The singer-songwriter was known for integrating Latin and non-Latin music. In her seven-year fight with the disease, Soraya had taken the disease on as a cause, singing as well as speaking about it.

How old is Soraya?

37 years (1969–2006)
Soraya/Age at death

Where is Soraya buried?

Westfriedhof, Munich, Germany
Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary/Place of burial

Is Soraya still alive?

Deceased (1932–2001)
Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary/Living or Deceased

Did Soraya remarry?

Soraya never remarried. She traveled extensively in Europe, aspiring at one point to a movie career. The story of her divorce inspired a French songwriter, Francoise Mallet-Jorris, to write ”Je Veux Pleurer Comme Soraya” (”I Want to Cry Like Soraya”).

Is Soraya dead?

Deceased (1969–2006)
Soraya/Living or Deceased

Is Soraya alive?

Is Queen Soraya still alive?

How old was the Shah when he married Soraya?

They married on 12 February 1951, when Soraya was 18 according to the official announcement; however, it was rumoured that she was actually 16, the Shah being 32.

Why did Soraya leave her husband?

As the daughter of a German Christian mother, Soraya was mistrusted by Shiite clerics; she was also resented by the Shah’s possessive mother. In March 1958, the Shah wept as he announced their divorce. The British Ambassador claimed that Soraya was the Shah’s only true love.

What kind of name is Soraya?

Soraya (Persian: ثریا‎) is a feminine Persian name. It is derived from the Arabic name for the Pleiades star cluster, Thurayya (Arabic: ثريّة‎)….Soraya.

Region of origin Western Asia