Songwriter

Shlomo Carlebach

Rabbi, composer and performer

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.

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1925-1994

Mathew Miller (Matisyahu)

Singer, songwriter

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.

 

1979-

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