EHUD MANOR z"l
Ehud Manor was one of Israel's best known and loved figures.
|He was a recipient of the Israel Prize, Israel's most prestigious award.|
|Manor was a prolific songwriter, poet, translator and radio and TV personality.|
|He wrote the lyrics to more than one thousand songs, including "Bashana Haba'a" and"Ein Li Eretz Acheret".|
|He also wrote the Hebrew words for the Yardena Arazi collection"Neshama Tso'anit - Gypsy Soul".|
|As well, Manor was an acclaimed translator of theatre plays
(Shakespeare, Harold Pinter, Tennessee Williams)
and musicals (Hair, Grease, West Side Story, Les Miserables and Oliver).
|Born in Binyamina, Israel in 1941, he passed away suddenly and tragically on Tuesday April 12, 2005.|
|Ehud Manor was a mentor to Hebrew Songs.com and is sadly missed by its publisher, Aura Levin Lipski.|
|In July 2005 a studio at Israel Radio's Reshet Gimel was dedicated in honour of the late Ehud Manor.
September 2001 a special concert was broadcast
to celebrate Ehud Manor's 60th birthday.
Israel's finest singers assembled to pay tribute to Manor's lyrics.
List of songs sung at the tribute
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