Israeli music stars born in 1949

Here are 6 famous musicians from Israel were born in 1949:

Matti Caspi

Matti Caspi (November 30, 1949 Hanita-) also known as מתי כספי, îúé ëñôé, Caspi, Mati, Mati Caspi or Caspi, Matti is an Israeli musician, singer, singer-songwriter, composer, lyricist and film score composer. His children are called Brit Caspi, Bar Caspi, Suyan Caspi and Sean Caspi.

His albums: , , , The Collection 1, , , , , and . Genres he performed include Romani music, Middle Eastern music, Pop music, Rock music, Ballad, Latin American music and Jazz.

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Shlomo Artzi

Shlomo Artzi (November 26, 1949 Alonei Abba-) also known as שלמה ארצי, ùìîä àøöé or Artzi, Shlomo is an Israeli singer-songwriter and composer. He has three children, Shira Artzi, Jonathan Artzi and Ben Artzi.

His discography includes: Hashirim 1, , Moon, , אהבתיהם, , , , and . Genres he performed include Pop rock, Rock music, Folk rock and Film score.

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Shlomo Gronich

Shlomo Gronich (January 20, 1949 Hadera-) a.k.a. שלמה גרוניך or Gronich, Shlomo is an Israeli singer, pianist, songwriter, composer, bandleader and music arranger.

His discography includes: Lama Lo Siparta Li!? (Why Didn't You Tell Me!?), Collection 1, , , , and Beyond the Sounds 1984. Genres he performed: Soul music, Middle Eastern music and Progressive rock.

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Shulamit Ran

Shulamit Ran (October 21, 1949 Tel Aviv-) a.k.a. Ran, Shulamit is an Israeli composer.

She was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and began her musical studies at an early age. She moved to the United States in 1973 to pursue her graduate studies in music composition at the University of Chicago. Ran is known for her works for orchestra, chamber ensembles, chorus, and solo instruments. She has received numerous awards and honors for her compositions, including the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1991. Ran has also been a professor of composition at the University of Chicago since 1973 and has mentored many young composers throughout her career.

Ran's compositions often draw inspiration from her Jewish heritage and her experiences as an immigrant to the United States. Her works have been performed by major orchestras and ensembles around the world, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also been a guest composer and lecturer at institutions such as Harvard University, the Juilliard School, and the Tanglewood Music Center.

In addition to her accomplishments as a composer and educator, Ran has also served in leadership roles in the music community. She was the president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters from 2015-2019, and has been a member of numerous other organizations, including the American Composers Forum, where she was a founding member.

Throughout her career, Ran has been an advocate for the advancement of women in classical music. She has mentored many female composers and founded the Wynne Competitions for Women Composers to support the work of emerging female composers. In recognition of her contributions to music and culture, she was awarded the prestigious Israel Prize in 2014.

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Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons (August 25, 1949 Tirat Carmel-) also known as Chaim Witz, Chaim Klein Witz, Simmons, Gene, Gene Klein, Gene the Nazarene, The Demon, Eugene Klein, Genie or Dr. Love is an Israeli singer, actor, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, musician, television producer, film producer, teacher, guitarist, bassist, businessperson and screenwriter. He has two children, Sophie Simmons and Nick Simmons.

His albums include Sex Money Kiss, ***hole and Gene Simmons. Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Glam metal and Rock and roll.

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Miki Gavrielov

Miki Gavrielov (November 2, 1949 Tel Aviv-) also known as Gavrielov, Miki is an Israeli musician and composer.

Discography: Behind Glasses, Slow Down, With Avigdor, Verge of Light, The Songs of Chaim Nachman Bialik and .

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