Songwriter

Harry Von Tilzer - Biography

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Yablokoff, Herman

Yiddish songwriter, lyricist, actor, playwright, director & producer
1903–1981

Herman Yablokoff - Biography

To full biography at Milken Archive, click here.

For additional recordings (including biography) at Yiddish Music, click here.

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Solomon Smulewitz - Publications

Solomon Smulewitz - Biography

Full biography in Milken Archive.

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Naomi Shemer - Publications

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Mathew Miller (Matisyahu) - Biography

Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA. Released his first album in 2004, and has been performing and recording ever since for fans all around the world. His artistic style combines reggae, rock, and rap, and is inspired by Hassidic music (primarily by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach). His lyrics contain many references to elements and issues within Judaism. Matisyahu is known for his unusual combination of Orthodox Jewish belief and popular music.

 

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Rozental, Leyb

Songwriter & playwright in the Vilna Ghetto
1916-1944

Leyb Rozental - Biography

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Deborah Lynn "Debbie" Friedman - Biography

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Shlomo Carlebach - Biography

Rabbi, composer and performer. Shlomo Carlebach was born in Berlin, Germany. In 1939, he moved to the U.S. where he began his music career. Carlebach is considered by many to be the foremost Jewish religious songwriter. He recorded over 25 albums, composed up to 5,000 songs, and performed all around the world.

Short article about the works of Shlomo Carlebach, click here.

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