Shlomo “Reb Shlomo” Carlebach

Shlomo “Reb Shlomo” Carlebach

Birth
Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Death 20 Oct 1994 (aged 69)
Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Burial Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
Memorial ID 58842293 · View Source
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Jewish troubadour, teacher, composer and singer known as 'the singing Rabbi', he was a pioneer of the Baal Teshuva movement which encouraged Jewish youth to reembrace their heritage. Carlebach is considered the foremost Jewish songwriter in the second half of the twentieth century. He recorded 25 albums in 40 years and maintained widespread popularity and appeal. His performances were rooted in Hasidim and Kabbalah. He died of a heart attack on an airplane to Canada en route to visit members of his family in Toronto.


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  • Created by: Robert
  • Added: 18 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58842293
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Shlomo “Reb Shlomo” Carlebach (25 Jan 1925–20 Oct 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58842293, citing Har HaMenuchot Cemetery, Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel ; Maintained by Robert (contributor 46566357) .