Herbert Rehbein

Herbert Rehbein

Birth
Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg, Germany
Death 28 Jul 1979 (aged 57)
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Burial Riehen, Basel-Stadt, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Memorial ID 52710755 · View Source
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German orchestra leader, composer and violinist.

Together with Bert Kaempfert he composed and arranged a lot of hits for singers like Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin.

Rehbein pay international attention by composing the olympic-fanfare for the 1972 Summer Olympics.

In 1955 he marry the swiss Ruth Wellstein. They become parents of twin-boys. Since the 1960th he lived in Switzerland where he died from cancer.

Herbert Rehbein and Bert Kaempfert were posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1993.


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  • Created by: Citizen Friend
  • Added: 22 May 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 52710755
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Rehbein (15 Apr 1922–28 Jul 1979), Find a Grave Memorial no. 52710755, citing Friedhof am Hörnli, Riehen, Basel-Stadt, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland ; Maintained by Citizen Friend (contributor 47188858) Unknown.