Shlomo Carlebach, was a rabbi, religious teacher, composer, and singer who was known as "The Singing Rabbi" during his lifetime. He branched out to create a style combining, warmth and personal interaction, public concerts, and song-filled synagogue services.
Carlebach is considered by many to be the foremost Jewish religious songwriter of the 20th century. In a career that spanned 40 years, he composed thousands of melodies and recorded more than 25 albums that continue to have widespread popularity and appeal. His influence also continues to this day in "Carlebach minyanim" and Jewish religious gatherings in many cities and remote pristine areas around the globe.